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  • Arris carved yellow gold and amethyst cocktail ring

    Arris carved yellow gold and amethyst cocktail ring

    This one’s a beauty! Available now from our collection, this yellow gold and amethyst cocktail ring combines a gorgeous purple amethyst with generous amounts of 18-carat yellow gold in a fluidly curved, asymmetric design. The newest addition to our Arris ring series, this hand-carved cocktail ring was created especially for the 7.24 carat fancy-cut amethyst and is one-of-a-kind. Its sculptural design

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  • Cognac diamond 18-carat rose gold asymmetric claw engagement ring

    Asymmetric claw rose gold and cognac diamond engagement ring

    An asymmetric rose gold and cognac diamond engagement ring based on our 4-claw engagement ring. Made from 18-carat rose gold and set with a round brilliant cognac diamond, the ring blends the sculpted curves of the original design with a dash of modern asymmetry. The diamond is held in place by three sculpted claws – two small claws on one

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  • Contemporary faceted pearl drop earrings on model

    Faceted Tahitian and South Sea pearl drop earrings

    Our faceted pearl drop earrings feature South Sea and Tahitian pearls suspended on seemingly delicate wires of 18-carat gold. We’ve just added several new pairs of these curvaceous, feminine earrings to our collection.  Each pair is hand formed from 18-carat gold wire, which is curved to follow the shape of the face. A modern take on pearl earrings, these elegant

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  • 13.11 carat blue sapphire platinum and diamond pendant

    Bespoke platinum and sapphire pendant with white diamonds

    Our latest commission is this bespoke platinum and sapphire pendant set with a 13.11 carat sapphire and seven white diamonds. The contrast between the vivid blue sapphire and cool white of the platinum and diamonds makes the sapphire seem even more colourful. Five sharply pointed claws hold the sapphire in place. Above it, clusters of bezel-set diamonds are scattered on

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  • Rose gold Arris ring with mint green tourmaline

    Carved rose gold Arris ring with emerald-cut mint green tourmaline

    New to our collection, this hand-carved Arris ring is made from 18-carat rose gold and set with a beautiful emerald-cut mint tourmaline. The dramatic contrast between the vivid green tourmaline and rose gold makes the stone seem even brighter. A wide rose gold bezel around the stone echoes its angular emerald cut. This unique statement ring is now on display

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  • Hand carved yellow gold and Australian opal pendant

    Carved yellow gold and opal pendant commission

    The extraordinary colour and fire of this Australian black opal made this pendant a delight to work on. Commissioned as a gift, the pendant pairs brushed yellow gold with a richly coloured oval black opal. The two combine to stunning effect. The opal flashes with vivid blue and green colours, which are balanced by the rich hue of 18-carat yellow

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  • Forged three-stone yellow gold and platinum cocktail ring with old-cut diamonds

    Forged yellow gold and platinum three-stone cocktail ring with old-cut diamonds

    A bespoke yellow gold and platinum cocktail ring set with three old-cut diamonds. This unusual statement ring is hand-forged from 18-carat yellow gold bar and has a platinum collet around the central stone. At one end the ring forks and tapers, curving around two of the diamonds to hold them in partly-open bezels. The largest of the three diamonds is

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  • Bespoke twist-shaped wedding band commission

    Bespoke open engagement ring commission

    This open engagement ring worked beautifully! It is a recent commission based on our forged rings. The open band twists around the finger and tapers to a flick at each end. It’s a lovely design for an engagement ring and makes an interesting alternative to a traditional diamond ring. To make the ring we hand-forged metal bar, carefully hammering it

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  • Arris carved hammered mens wedding band white and rose gold

    Arris carved and hammered white and rose gold men’s wedding band

    A unique Arris carved and hammered men’s wedding ring made from 18-carat white and rose gold. Made as a recent commission, this unusual men’s wedding ring combines hammered white gold and sculpted rose gold in a single band. The rose gold portion of the band was carved by hand to create smooth, sculptural curves, these are accentuated by contrasting satin

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  • Arris cushion-cut yellow diamond and platinum engagement ring

    Arris cushion cut yellow diamond and platinum engagement ring commission

    A recent commission, this Arris engagement ring combines a cushion cut yellow diamond with sculptural hand-carved platinum. The unusual asymmetric design balances smooth curves of brushed platinum with a glittering yellow diamond set at an angle across the finger. Bright mirror-polished platinum surfaces below the diamond reflect and enhance its colour. The diamond is held in place by a wide

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