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  • Twisted platinum and hammered wedding bands

    Bespoke twisted and hammered platinum wedding bands

    We’ve just finished working on this set of bespoke wedding bands commissioned by soon-to-be-wed customers. The his and hers wedding rings are made from platinum. The ladies’ wedding ring was made by carefully twisting and forming platinum wire to create a twisted wedding band, while the men’s wedding band is made from hammered platinum bar. To make the men’s wedding

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  • Green tourmaline engagement ring with fitted wedding band

    Mint green tourmaline and yellow gold wedding ring set

    This unusual engagement and wedding ring set is a commission that was completed with the recent addition of the hand carved yellow gold wedding band. It was made for a couple, Ben and Sneha, who are to be married shortly. Initially we worked with Ben to design an engagement ring with a coloured stone. The design for the ring was

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  • 18ct white gold diamond set earrings

    Micro Pave Diamond Setting

    Micro pavé stone setting is a technique we use in many of our designs. The technique involves setting tiny diamonds very closely together to create a line or sea of sparkling light. The gemstones used for micro pavé start from just 0.6mm in diameter and require such precision that setting is done under a microscope. The Micro pavé technique was

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  • jewellers workshop tools

    Tools of the Trade – David McCaul

    Tools of the Trade – David McCaul I’ve been fascinated with tools from a very young age. I remember finding a rusted hammer head with no handle in a field when I was six and rushing home excitedly to show my Dad. He cleaned it up and put and put a new hickory handle on it and I still have

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