custom made jewelry –Stones fine
Opal is a fascinating stone, but of all precious stones, is certainly the most difficult to choose to be mounted on a jewel.
It's indeed complicated to give a physical description of the opals as they vary in color, transparency and reflections depending on the country of origin and often same, vary greatly depending on the extraction mine.
Unlike a ruby or a diamond for which it's easy to compare prices according to some criteria (the famous 4Cs of diamond), all opal stones are unique in their colors and light effects.
Intriguing and mysterious, opal stone fascinates, on the one hand because of the multitude of colors and splinters it may have, but also because it remains a stone difficult to pin down by scientists and gemologists .
It is surely one of the few gemstones still being studied and the subject of theses to understand the chemical and granular composition, explain its lights and its mechanism of formation.
Lapis lazuli is a stone used for more than 7000 years in many artistic fields such as painting, sculpture, jewelery, ...
Its name of ultramarine blue is given to it since 5th century in Europe when one spoke about this rare and precious blue come from beyond the seas.
Lapis lazuli stone has been exploited for making objects, amulets and jewels for thousands of years.
She was particularly appreciated by Egyptians who considered it a precious stone.
Timeless stone, it is still used in the fields of jewelry, jewelry and watchmaking in our time.
Moonstone is a fine stone very much sought after both in lithotherapy and jewelry.
It should be known that "moonstone" is a familiar trade name which designates a Feldspar characterized by a shimmering silver-blue reflection that seems to float on the surface of the stone (source).
Jewelers use it as well to mount it on rings or pendants because of its particular colors and light reflections that make it a stone both extraordinary and relatively inexpensive compared to precious stones.
Who says marriage, says unique jewelry (fr) and it is certainly not a jeweler (fr) who will contradict you.
This project of a snake arm bracelet was custom made on the occasion of the wedding of one of our clients.
As you know, the snake is a centuries-old source of inspiration for jewelry and many ancient Greeks and Egyptians were inspired to make princely snake jewelry (fr).
Blue topaz is the most popular topaz variety and is one of the most coveted gemstones to be ring mounted.
But did you know it ?
The topaz blue color is most often obtained by treatment.
Blue topazes are distinguished by three distinct shades of blue : London blue, Swiss blue and Blue sky, which you can observe comparatively in the following picture.
Blue topaz stone is the best known of the many variants of topaz.
This stone can indeed take colors ranging from orange to pink through purple; as explained in this complete article on topaz stone (fr).
Topaz is particularly popular in making engagement rings. To break with the classic and expensive diamond so difficult to choose, the topaz stone can offer a very reasonable price for a large stone color pleasing to the eye, original which is as good with the yellow gold as white gold.
We will detail the manufacture of different designs of gold rings with blue topaz crafted in our own jewelry workshop.
Lapis lazuli stone has been sought after to adorn princely rings and jewelry for thousands of years.
Its natural deep blue color has seduced men and women over the ages.
Used for over 7000 years by man, it is not surprising that it is still used to adorn jewelry.
The lapis lazuli stone is characterized by the sometimes presence of splinters of yellow pyrite which gives the impression of a milky way of gold flakes of the most beautiful effect.
Here are some lapis lazuli ring projects we made in our jewelry workshop.
Onyx stone is a fine stone that is neither rare nor precious, yet onyx is the most popular stone for making men's signet rings.
Much more than the signet rings with amethyst stone or turquoise.
As you certainly know, signet rings are the type of men's favorite ring. From a massive historical heritage, they give volume allowing all forms of customization possible.
We present here various achievements of men's signet rings adorned with a natural onyx stone.
Esotericism or Wicca is concerned with shapes and symbols as well as the power of stones and nature in general.
So that it is particularly suitable as a subject for jewelry combining both esoteric symbols and natural stones.
We present you the manufacture of an esoteric pendant made of solid silver and gemstones according to the indications of a customer who has created her own jewelry design via our dedicated service.
It is a pendant 50 mm in diameter with two heptagrams, one is inscribed in the other and 8 stones set around the periphery and the center of the pendant.
The central moonstone of the pendant is bigger than the others.
Egypt is home to the remains of one of the oldest civilizations on the planet.
She left us the pyramids, the hieroglyphs as well as a multitude of jewels and artifacts in gold having a religious symbolism.
Among these symbols, the Egyptian cross is certainly the best known.
It is also called Ankh or cross of life and its symbol is still used for making jewelry and pendants as evidenced by this gold Ankh pendant from our own collection.
Other Egyptian symbols have influenced the Greek and Roman civilization, including the snake.