Blue Topaz + Australian Sapphire

Made a few pendants this week, customers Large Blue Topaz to be remade into a new style setting from existing warn out piece. Also using customers Australian Sapphire to be made into matching pendants for family gifts adding diamonds to give them that final touch

Creating a piece of customized jewellery art

Antique diamonds set in band: I am really happy with this one.  The antique cut diamonds set in band really compliment the center cushion cut.

Gent wedding band: Recently made this gent’s wedding band using customer’s part green/golden yellow Queensland sapphire. Refreshing to see gemstones used in men wedding bands!

Contact Anthony for any of your jewellery requirements on 0419 208 665

A true artist Anthony will create your unique piece of jewellery – jewellery that lasts more than one generation!

Claws for setting jewellery

Jewellery claw replacement

Ever wondered how your jeweller replaces the claws on your setting? Settings need to be maintained over time, be sure to have them checked otherwise it can be an expensive exercise replacing gemstones or diamonds.

Remodelling|Restoration|Repair of Jewellery

Grandma’s Ring Restoration

Customer had brought her Great Great Grandmas very old 18ct antique ring.  Set with beautiful antique cut diamonds from South Africa, this full remake has brought the ring back to life again!

Remodel Engagement Ring + 2 Wedders

Remodelling engagement ring & both wedders – bottom pic is original design with stone missing from engagement ring, bands were way too wide…. top is my design, remodelled with leafs channel, set diamonds to match engagement ring also added a white gold bezel setting rather than claws. Much nicer!

Ancient Chinese Ring Restoration

An ancient ring from China , restored by adding a new band, a support plate, setting it with diamond and having it re – engraved.

 

Setting of Stones

All ready to set stones

Diamonds and the 4 C’s

cut diamond, diamond clarity, diamond colour

 

 The 4Cs are the key characteristics of diamonds: carat, cut, colour and clarity

 

Cut

Cut is perhaps the most important of the four Cs, so it is important to understand how this quality affects the properties and values of a diamond.

Nothing is more important to the brilliance and sparkle of a diamond than its cut, as it is responsible for around 40% of a diamond’s price. (more…)