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    Favorite projects: Pull-through earrings

    Pull-through earrings (also sometimes called "threaders") are one of our most popular and affordable projects. We have to be inventive when working...
  • Aleigh's Moi et Toi Mother Daughter Ring

    Aleigh had an aquamarine halo engagement ring from her first marriage that she no longer wears. We added a blue topaz, her daughter's birthstone, i...
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    Sarah's Diamond Choker

    Sarah came to us with two very sparkly cushion cut yellow diamonds and wanted to build a diamond necklace around them. Sarah is the founder of the ...
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    How to reset a diamond as a necklace.

    We frequently re-set inherited engagement rings and other special diamonds as single stone pendants. Depending on the shape and size of the stone, ...
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    AA Chip Transformation

    We made a talisman from an AA chip for a special sober anniversary featuring a vintage moonstone, pink and blue sapphires, and an emerald. Negative...
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    Acrostic Pendant

    Stephanie came to us with a beautiful design idea. She had recently given birth and wanted to make herself a pendant that spelled out her son's nam...
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    Bird Dangles for Cathy

    This was one of our favorite renovation projects so far because we got to work with such a beautifully crafted original piece.  Cathy loved the s...
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    Malachite Studs for Lynn

    Lynn came to SPUR with a pair of diamond stud earrings that her mother gifted to her a few years ago. She had never really worn them because they w...
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    Paperclip Necklaces for Cassandra

    Cassandra had been gifted a pair of heavy Buccellati gold clip on earrings from a relative and loved their gold floral forms but knew she would ju...
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    Wedding bands for Eli & Zhanna

    Eli and Zhanna worked with Simone to hand make the models for their beautiful wedding bands using the lost wax method. The soon to be wed couple ...
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    Tiny Hoops for Erica

    Erica asked us to “beat the hell” out of her wedding ring from her first marriage.  We ended up turning it into two tiny little gold hoops (after ...
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    Morganite Necklace

    This vibrant morganite came from our client Jenny. We built a special white gold tapered box to bezel set her stone in and fastened the pendant to ...