Silver bird pendant

The realization of this necklace consists of a personalized pendant engraved in hollow with two silhouettes of birds, as well as an engraving on the back.

A heart-shaped garnet stone is set between the two birds, hanging from a branch held by the two birds in their beaks.

A personalized engraving and also made on the back of the pendant.

two sterling silver bird pendants

January 08, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant

Gold bird pendant

Like other animals, birds are a classic subject for the creation of personalized jewelry.

We already had the opportunity to make a silver bird pendant there is little pendant that you can discover via this report.

The project involves the creation of two 18-carat gold pendants in the shape of a bird, the two birds being different from each other.

Each of them has a yellow gold body, a white gold wing and a pink gold wing.

Finally, a 1.5 mm HSI diamond is crimped in the eyes.

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January 08, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant

Mens gold bracelet watch creation

Gold watches are, for men, the ultimate luxury jewel.

Elegant and easy to wear, the watches are discreet while being an object of admiration because of their mechanical complexity and the aura of the brands that design and manufacture them.

In this case, we were able to craft a 14K white gold bracelet for our client who wanted it for his Patek Phillip 5054 18K gold luxury watch.

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January 08, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant

Chakana: Inca cross pendant (22k gold)

 Anyone traveling to Peru, especially to visit the Inca remains, will find the pattern of Chakana ("tawa chakana" in Quechua) during his journey.


This square cross is a symbol of Inca culture that can be found both on ancient textiles, painted on ceramics and carved on secular walls.

Symbolizing the Southern Cross, it has a cosmological and religious meaning, it says a lot about the conception of the Inca world.

January 08, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant

How to clean gold jewelry (25 easy tips)

Gold is an unalterable precious metal, sought after for its unparalleled brilliance and durability, yet you may have noticed that your gold jewels tarnished over time.

How is it possible ?

The sweat of our body, the dust, the friction affect the brilliance of the gold by dirtying it or damaging its polishing.

Your lifestyle therefore affects the brilliance of your gold jewelry.

 

January 08, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant
Tags: Gold Jewelry

Meaning of 24 karat gold purity

Gold is the most valued precious metal in jewelery, much more than platinum.

French demand for solid gold jewelry is 6 times larger than for platinum jewelery.

Given the respective prices of these precious metals, the purity index in gold - or platinum - alloys used in the manufacture of jewelry has a significant impact on the price of these.

Their purity is expressed in carats (historical measure) or in thousandths (official measure for France).

January 04, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant
Tags: Gold Jewelry

Pink gold used in Jewelry

The pink gold that is used for the manufacture of jewelry (and watches) is an alloy of fine gold (so yellow) with copper.

It is the copper that gives it its characteristic color.

One can also find silver in the alloys of rose gold, it is the proportion of gold, copper and silver which gives it its title and its shade of pink color

pink gold composition, fine gold and copper

January 04, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant
Tags: Gold Jewelry

How to check gold purity ?

Although gold is widely used for jewelry making, it is used in many forms (colors and purity).

Your jewels can be only plated with gold (with a layer of 3 microns, see explanations here), or made of solid gold whose title can vary from 9/10k to 22k.

In France, gold is legally used for jewelery with a titration ranging from 9 carats to 22 karats.

 

January 03, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant
Tags: Gold Jewelry

The different colors of gold used in jewelry

If you are looking for a gold jewel and are looking to find out more about this precious metal, you may feel a bit lost in any of the colors that gold jewelry can take.

Indeed, depending on the composition of the alloy, the gold can be white, pink, green or even black if we consider the modern surface treatments.

These are in all 9 different shades given to gold according to its composition or the surface treatment received.

different colors of gold in jewelry

January 03, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant
Tags: Gold Jewelry

What is white gold made of ?

White gold is currently the most popular of all gold alloys, especially for engagement rings and wedding rings.

Fashion question certainly.

However, few people really know what white gold is made of.

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January 02, 2018 — Nicolas Tranchant
Tags: Gold Jewelry