So it`s getting close to christmas season again, where did the year go. For me it has been the fastest year ever with finishing my retail shop in January and becoming a pure internet business.
I have always wanted to do this for years and I now have the time to get back to the workshops to make my own designs.
Here is some new ones made this week. I have been so busy with engagement and wedding bands I thought I would take a break and make some pendants. You can only set so many diamonds in the same week before you go cross eyed.
See the pendants here. Hope you like them, Richard.
Below are some new photos of my Rustic Hammered wedding ring design in rose gold.
The rich red colour goes well with the texture surface. I now make this design from 2mm widths to 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm and 8mm.
To see the bands go here or give me a call for the latest prices.
Started on a range of engagement bands set with rough diamonds. With the shapes it’s a fun challenge trying to set them all.
It will make a nice change from the traditional solitaire that every lady seems to wear.
Here are the photos of one, what do you think?
For those wanting an Irish theme wedding band but on a more classic style I have an Irish Shamrock ring.
Made in either gold, silver and platinum it coes in 4mm, 5mm, 6mm widths.
Making these types of rings is usually around three to four weeks and you can see or order them here – Irish Shamrock Rings
Hope you like them.
I have been making some more Cinder Toffee wedding rings wedding rings this week in rose gold.
This is a popular one with me with the rich copper colour being brought to the surface.
The reddish burnt effect is very striking and should give the couple an interesting talking point on at their wedding.
What is your favourite metal for wedding rings. White has been very popular for many years but yellow seems to be making a comeback.
Lunar Rustic wedding rings with a black effect. Two seen here on a flat and court band. Available in 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm and 8mm widths. Contact me for prices.
For the past few months I have been buried under orders for Gretna Green and Scottish Thistle wedding bands but have a lot of new designs I want to get on with.
One in particular that keeps coming up is a heavy rustic style. So after a few attempts of melted bands and burnt sore fingers here is the silver version.
I called it Lunar Rustic as it reminds me of the moon surface. Well that’s what I think you may have other ideas.
It has been given it a torched matt colour finish but I am working on a polished one that seems just as good.
I may photo that one soon and put it on here.
The band is made from 6mm flat wire which gives a good chunky feel. It may look even better as an 8mm but I will see how this one goes firs before I go down that road.
So what do you think. If you have any suggestion I will be happy to hear from you. Or if you know someone getting married send them this link.
You can find the band for sale on my RH wedding ring section.
Photos turned out pretty good a swell, see below.
Working on a new range of wedding rings over the past week. I know what I was after but it took a few attempts to get there.
Too much heat was the first problem as a few bands melted rather than just giving a molten surface.
Tried differed types of gold but it need the 22ct to get the rich colour right. I think this should be popular with someone wanting a band to stand out.
I originally thought of diamond set and I still may go down that road but for the moment I am going to start with the all classic version.
So I have finally finished the photos and put it on my shop sites. For full details of the Rustic Black and Gold range use the link.
And here are the photos, hope you like them.
Looking at some coloured gemstones for a new range of engagement rings I am working on.
I now realise it is going to take longer than I thought as the tones will have to enhance the settings.
If you have a deep coloured gemstome it may be too dark for the metal around it, i.e. my Cinder Toffee wedding ring range.
The stone is the main feature but the ring is the whole item and they both have to compliment each other or the design aspect will not work.
So back to looking out some more stones before I start making the ring.