I love how this ring came to bloom. Her grandmother bequeathed a ring to her set with 5 diamonds. Those diamonds became the sentinel stones to her children’s birthstones – the peridot is for her son, the emerald is for her daughter. Just like the orchids started with buds, so the wax mould was the budding of thisContinue reading “From Bud to Bloom”
Every piece of jewellery starts with a love-ly dream. Somebody dreams of expressing some form of love to another – or to themselves and because of that desired expression creation begins. For some – the dream starts with a colour – the warm glow of Amethyst or Amber, the cool expansive beauty of a Sapphire,Continue reading “The Privilege of Creation”
the world’s largest faceted emerald was 57,500 carats and the size of a watermelon. It was mined in Brazil. The estimated value of the gem at auction was $1.15 million. It didn’t sell.