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The rings in the photo are sold, and are presented here to show you the possibilities for your own custom piece. Also,I please note that this listing is only for the double-sapphire ring- the diamond ring is available for order here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/75220129/rough-large-diamond-stacker-ring-in
These rings make for a unique take on the 'mother's ring', with a multitude of birthstones. They also make beautiful wedding or engagement rings- the one you see here was used as a wedding band, specifically built to fit together with the rough diamond engagement band. I can place the stones anywhere on your ring- either close together, or at a distance to allow you to use this as a stacker ring. Anything is possible, as I create the ring from start to finish in my studio.
This ring is custom made from 4mm wide, 14k yellow gold. I have used a hand-hammered finish here, but you can also choose to have your ring made with a high-shine, matte lustre, or pinbrushed finish- see this listing for examples: http://www.etsy.com/listing/68221269/14k-gold-wedding-band-with-texture
The bezels are built of gold, with a bezel platform (underside of bezel, where the stone rests) made of sterling silver. This silver is not visible when the ring is worn. If you wish to have the bezel platforms also built of gold, there will be an added cost for the more expensive material.
Upon the ring band, I have set two versions of the same stone- in this case, September's birthstone, the sapphire. Any combination of stones is available, but here are some of the pieces I have on hand in my studio, in both cut and rough form:
1. garnet (January)
2. amethyst (February)
3. aquamarine (March)
4. emerald (May)
5. pearl (June)- little pearls are around 3mm across and are white, many colours available for the larger pearl- see this listing: http://www.etsy.com/listing/65056716/pearl-nest-stacker-ring-choose-your
6. ruby (July)- calibrated stones are cabochons (round top, not faceted)
7. peridot (August)
8. sapphire (September)- blue on hand, yellow or pink available- please contact me for pricing
9. opal (October)- calibrated opal triplet cabochons
10. citrine (November)
11. turquoise (December)- calibrated stones are cabochons
Also, on hand, I have..
white moonstone (cabochons)
My little calibrated stones are all within the 4-5mm range. The rough specimens will be in the 8-10mm range, unless you ask for another dimension.
If you have another combination request, or would like more than two stones, just let me know, and I will accommodate you.
April's birthstone is also available, but the cost is greater than what you see listed here. On hand, I have a gorgeous selection of unique rough diamonds, from 4mm to 6mm in size. I also have two absolutely stunning natural black diamond cubes that I have been saving for something special.
My cut diamonds are varied and unique, with each at around .4 carats. I have on hand...
Please contact me with your diamond desires, and I will send you a quote for your dream diamond ring.
-any other karat of gold
-14k white gold (same price as this listing)
-rose gold (this metal is custom-milled, and is more expensive- get in touch for a quote)
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
I am always open to hearing your design ideas. Please contact me through the shop, or at email@example.com to discuss design possibilities.
If you are unsure of your ring size, the best way to be sized accurately is by visiting two commercial jewelers. Please ensure they size you using their thin sizing tools- not the wide band sizing tools, nor by having you try on rings from their display.
If any questions arise around being properly sized, I am always happy to help- contact me through the shop, or at firstname.lastname@example.org
I don’t provide a gift wrapping service. Rings and earrings ship in jewelry boxes that are hot foil stamped with the Specimental logo.
If the person for whom you are purchasing the piece shares your address, please be aware of the following: International export law dictates that the detailed contents of packages, and their value, be clearly marked on the outside of the package. This means that if they see the package before you do, they can easily tell what they are being gifted with.
Need secrecy for this delivery? The very best option is to have your package held for you at your closest Fed Ex store- if you are unsure of its location, I'm happy to help.
Our hands are busy objects, and any ring worn on a finger can become accidentally damaged. All rings need regular maintenance. Make sure you are buying your raw diamond ring from a jeweler with the knowledge and experience needed to ensure your stone stays put. Ask them about their warranty and their repair/upkeep policy. Look at how frequently they work with raw diamonds, and assess whether they have the technical experience to create a ring that will last your lifetime.
I stand behind each piece of jewellery I make. If something goes wrong with your ring, at any time- you slam your finger in a drawer and crush the band, you break a prong, you smash and crack your stone- you can count on me to support you with the repair.
My gold is all recycled- the metal plant I purchase it from has been in business for over 100 years. They smelt their metals to the highest environmental standards, to cause the least impact on the environment. They do not deal with newly mined metals, as these metals cause much greater destruction to the environment.
There is no visible difference between recycled metals and newly-mined metals. There is also no difference as far as the karat of the metals go- 18k recycled gold is exactly the same in constitution as 18k newly mined gold. The vast majority of my clients prefer their metals recycled, as environmental impact is of concern when choosing the perfect piece of jewelry.
I can use your heirloom stones in a new design. The stones must be pulled from their settings and checked for stability by a professional jeweler prior to shipping them to me. I cannot recycle your gold. I am not set up to smelt gold in the studio, so am not able to melt down your old gold pieces for you.
My current production times are listed in my shop announcement. If you need something more quickly, please get in touch via the shop, or at email@example.com
Depending upon my work and family schedule, I am happy to accommodate your rush orders. There is no additional charge for a rush order. However, please do get in touch prior to ordering to discuss your deadline with me.
Yes! All of my pieces are completely hand fabricated in the studio by me, from raw materials. I am able to create any of my designs with any stone, in any composition. In short, you can have your ring absolutely any way you like it. Contact me through the shop, or via firstname.lastname@example.org to get the discussion around your perfect piece of jewelry started.
A raw diamond is an exceptionally difficult stone to set properly. Their unique shape means that a custom setting needs to be fabricated for each and every stone. The way in which the setting is closed around the diamond must be approached in a very particular fashion.
I began setting these stones into my rings in 2009, when only a small handful of jewelers were working with this type of stone. As the appeal of raw diamonds has exploded, countless numbers of jewelers are now incorporating them into their designs. I have set thousands of raw diamonds into my pieces since then. Please check out my client feedback, as a testament to my workmanship and design skills: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/Specimental?ref=hdr_shop_menu#reviews