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 Post subject: Re: Original: Your Latest Jewelry Creation! Lets See It!
PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:37 am 
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One client just didn't want the normal Breitling watch bezel - something about being from Alaska...

14K bezel, natural nuggets, and a nephrite jade cab marker.

Did I mention I hate soldering nuggets???

The piece can come off and the original bezel put back on...

All precision cut in wax on our CNC mill, and cast.

Fun!


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Nice work!

Not a fan of gold nugget style in general, however that was designed and made as well as I have ever seen it. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Original: Your Latest Jewelry Creation! Lets See It!
PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:40 am 
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Thanks, Paul!

At least they aren't having me make those fake nugget look stuff!

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 Post subject: Re: Original: Your Latest Jewelry Creation! Lets See It!
PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:49 am 
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Last piece for now - someone brought in a worn out gem in a worn out ring, a couple of generations old, and wanted it re-made for a grand daughter.

The before and after on the gem is in the Lapidary forum...

https://www.gemologyonline.com/Forum/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7939&p=243335#p243335

14K, a zillion diamonds in the halo. I think the total project was over $3,200, but then the amethyst was over 1" long!


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 Post subject: Re: Original: Your Latest Jewelry Creation! Lets See It!
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Late #-o ,slightly, Christmas present for my wife.

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Center stone is a Zambian Amethyst, 7.8X7.6mm Modified Squarish Brilliant Mixed. Stone weighs 2 carats.
Side stones are Maine Pink Tourmalines done in a freeform step Half Moonish. Stones weigh 1.27 carats total.
Ring is done in 14K Palladium White and was executed by my friend, as well as photographed, by John Cooney.

Wife forgave me for my transgression! :D


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Very nice, Paul - my wife would love something like that too!!!

Congratulate John on a job well done, both goldsmithing skills and photography!

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