Thursday, September 29, 2011

it's not easy...

Custom design, that is. But, it in the end it is so worth it. I had the chance to work with an amazing couple recently that I was very excited to design for.

The process of custom work generally begins with a lot of back and forth and sketches and quotes and decisions. I'm always really nervous when I actually start creating the piece(s). I sort of dread that time between starting to make something and actually seeing it take shape-the unknown, I guess.

In the end I'm usually very pleased with what I've created, but the nerves seep in again when it is time to present to a client. Wedding jewelry is so important. Will they like it? Will they love it? Will the size be just perfect?

This client was ecstatic when I presented her with her reworked engagement ring, and nothing makes me happier.

Her ring and band were inspired by one of the couple's favorite places, a river in the wilderness that they hold dear to their heart. Her rings in white gold capture the movement of water in the subtlest of ways.

His band is a good solid men's hammered ring in yellow gold.

I'm in love.

12 comments:

CILLA B said...

lovely pieces congrats on the design
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Melissa Blake said...

those are stunning! Congrats!

Designs Good said...

Lovely as always--the groom's band is fantastic!

Lucija said...

I think you're a really talented blogger your blog is so pretty and every single post I've seen is so beautifully done.
(& I would love you to check my blog dear :))

XO,
Lucija
WLL

Jessica said...

I can only imagine how scary it is to create a piece for someone, but this is absolutely stunning!

Vicky said...

Oh wow. These pieces are so wonderful!! xx


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Christina said...

Beautiful!

thestyleflux said...

Wow 3 rings in one! what a great design! hard work is really paid off :)

Kaye Awatin
Fashion Blogger
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Anastasia from Natbeesfashion said...

Great pieces, you are very talented! Visit my blog and if you like it we can follow each other :)
xx

Mademoiselle Frou-Frou said...

That is absolutely beautiful. Wow.

xoxo

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

i'm loving all of these pieces girl! so amazing! i want!!
xo TJ

krissy rock said...

i'm in love too! i posted a blog earlier about wedding rings and now i found you! ugh oh! looks like i left one of the best out!

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