Here's a story of a lovely lady....Oh that sounds too much like the "Brady Bunch". I am dating myself here. This beautiful remount is generations of love all wrapped into one. I can't say enough about this wonderful couple. And she was our VIP winner at Christmas! Certainly a "blingy" Holdiay Season! Enjoy and dream!
Three larger diamonds set in white gold prongs very close together. An antique style shank with pavee set diamonds and a milgrain edge add to the detail.
AT: 01/18/2018 02:48:43 PM
Sunday, December 24, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This beautiful set comes with beautiful sentiment. A center diamond, pair of earrings, band and most importantly a wide yellow gold band from this client's father created the perfect set. Using the diamonds in the new engagement ring, the yellow gold bands perfectly frame the new engagement ring. And the best part? The hand engraving from her father's ring is still present. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Six larger side diamonds are from earrings. Imagine your possibiliti...
AT: 12/24/2017 07:34:44 PM
Friday, October 20, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
The client's stunning mounting has a new addition; a beautiful radiant cut diamond. Classic and timeless.
Let our Custom Design Gallery be your inspiration to update your unworn, broken, and outdated jewelry. Our friendly, trained staff is here to help you transform your bling into something that will be treasured for generations to come.
AT: 10/20/2017 04:40:42 PM
Saturday, October 14, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This is a gift of rings from grandmother to granddaughter which were transformed into a new pendant and ring. She will always have her grandmother with her. A simple style that will be in style for generations. She has both ring and pendant to remind her of her Grandmother. This story touched my heart. I know how our daughter feels about loosing my Mother so I can appreciate this young woman's love for her Grandmother. This is a great example of the value of sentiment. She really wasn't concerned on the identity of the stones. She simply wanted to wear them.
AT: 10/14/2017 03:43:39 PM
Monday, October 09, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Here's a different twist on the popular halo setting. This client had an oval solitaire engagement ring. Her idea was to add her children and grandchildren's stones around her center; almost forming a 'family circle' around her diamond. Luckily the halo had just the right amount of settings so each person had 2 stones. The halo was added to her existing ring and her center diamond reset.
Do you have jewelry that needs a style upgrade? Take a look at our Custom Design Gallery for som...
AT: 10/09/2017 04:27:54 PM
TAGS: BIRTHSTONE, BIRTHSTONE RING, BIRTHSTONES, COLORED GEMSTONES, CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, DIAMOND, DIAMOND RING, FAMILY JEWELRY, FAMILY MEMORIES, ONE OF A KIND GIFTS, PERSONALIZED JEWELRY, RESTYLED JEWELRY
Friday, September 29, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
I have been so excited to show you this final recreated piece. And, this lady is truly as lovely as her new ring. She brought in a ring, a pair of channel set diamond earrings and two diamond pendants. Her request was something on the wider side, but also delicate. Together with some "visual aids" we took the journey from a quick sketch and the final computer rendering to the gorgeous result. She simply imagined the possibilities. Enjoy and have a great weekend!
Here are her original pieces. You can see her engagement ring, diamond freeform pendant, diamond hoop earrings and a 5 diamond pendant:
AT: 09/29/2017 04:07:01 PM
TAGS: ROSE GOLD, WHITE GOLD, DIAMONDS, DIAMOND RING, RESTYLED JEWELRY, BEFORE AND AFTER, CAD, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, FAMILY MEMORIES, ONE OF A KIND GIFTS, REMOUNT
Friday, September 22, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Here's some creative resetting ideas on this "summer" Friday morning! A wedding ring created for a new bride using her fiance's grandmother's diamonds in a popular single row bezel band. Delicate, yet durable.
Also, a three stone ring us...
AT: 09/22/2017 06:22:34 PM
TAGS: ANTIQUE RING RESTORATION, CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, DIAMOND, DIAMOND RING, FAMILY JEWELRY, FAMILY MEMORIES, REMOUNT, WEDDING BAND, WEDDING BANDS, WEDDING JEWELRY, WEDDING SET
Friday, September 08, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A client came in with her original loose diamond, a diamond pendant, a pair of diamond earrings,a diamond ring and a pendant enhancer. The loose diamond is now a beautiful solitaire pinkie ring and the pendant and earrings?...Take a look at the "antique" inspired pendant she created. For the pendant, we used existing settings but fashioned them together in an nontraditional way. So elegant. And there is a ring coming next...so stay tuned...more to come! bb
This single diamond was the client's first diamon...
AT: 09/08/2017 07:19:39 PM
TAGS: BEFORE AND AFTER, CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, FAMILY JEWELRY, FAMILY MEMORIES, PENDANT, REMOUNT
Tuesday, September 05, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
I wanted to share this touching story with you. Our client's mother and her best friend shared joy and loss throughout their friendship and when it was time to pass on both ladies rings, our client was the recipient. A story of enduring friendship and strength is represented with their stones. Our client added her own engagement ring and the diamond from her husband's grandmother and the result is generations of family and best friends in this one of a kind treasure. Enjoy! bb
AT: 09/05/2017 07:36:11 PM
TAGS: FRIENDSHIP, CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, DIAMOND, DIAMOND RING, FAMILY JEWELRY, FAMILY MEMORIES
Sunday, August 27, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Hello everyone! What a glorious day. So many commented on enjoying pictures showing possibilities of re-purposing "bling". Here's one of my favorites for two reasons; not only is the final product stunning but the diamonds came from items many have that may be unworn. A simple diamond pendant and stud earrings became this rose and white gold ring. With no prongs to catch, this simple and elegant style could be worn daily. Enjoy!
The client's original set with about a 1/2 ct diamond pendant a...
AT: 08/27/2017 08:01:28 PM
TAGS: BEFORE AND AFTER, CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, DIAMOND RING, FAMILY JEWELRY, FAMILY MEMORIES, REMOUNT
Thursday, August 24, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
There is so much emotion attached to jewelry; love, commitment, celebration, transition, new beginnings, cherished memories of loved ones gone. I had the honor to be a part of one story recently by designing, with a lovely client, what we named her "BGR" aka "Big Girl Ring". She chose an antique mounting and a created Alexandrite, a stone that changes color in different light. Although similar to its natural counterpart, this stone is less expensive and quite an eye catcher. Enjoy! betsy
Enjoy the different ton...
AT: 08/24/2017 08:20:15 PM
Saturday, August 19, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Happy Saturday! When a client comes in for a repurposing of jewelry I explain there are three layers to that onion:
1-A new ring in our stock fits the stone perfectly and a new ring is born!
2-With thousands of pieces already available, we find the perfect piece already made that matches her stone(s) size(s) and set the stones.
3-The client likes a certain style from different pieces but her stones may not match settings that already exist. So, we make it from scratch.
In my postings, you have seen all...
AT: 08/19/2017 08:34:04 PM
TAGS: CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, CUSTOM RINGS, DIAMOND, DIAMOND RING, ENGAGEMENT RING, FAMILY JEWELRY, FAMILY MEMORIES, REMOUNT, WEDDING JEWELRY
Wednesday, December 02, 2015by Betsy
One of the most rewarding parts of the job is having wonderful clients. And we understand when they come with their assortment of jewelry to be redesigned; it holds more meaning to all of us because it isn’t only about the new ring. It is the story of combining the memories in all the pieces into one piece. And odds are that no matter what the design, those memories carry with them every emotion surrounding life’s events; marriage, children, careers, parents, grandchildren. Simply put; life’s ups and downs.
It was our privilege to create a design for one of our favorite people because she is so special to our hearts. Her redesign story is simple: create something new from my engagement ring, anniversary ring and perhaps a pair of earrings. Each piece h...
AT: 12/02/2015 02:25:11 PM
Monday, November 23, 2015by Betsy
Create a design incorporating the diamonds into one ring that can be worn daily, making the center diamond low, but with some detail to make it stand out, as it was the client’s original diamond.
- Using 6 large diamonds from the oldest cluster ring, we created a channel using three diamonds on each side of the center diamond. The sides are slightly raised to allow light into these stones as well as keeping the profile of the center low, per the client’s request.
-The center diamond is set in a low, custom designed head with a very special touch. On each side of the center diamond, at the base, are set four small diamonds in the curve of the head. These 8 small diamonds were from the client’s mother’s engagement ring ...
AT: 11/23/2015 12:48:18 PM
Sunday, November 01, 2015by Betsy
Almost nothing feels as special or personal as a customized piece of jewelry. Necklaces and bracelets always feel fancy no matter what, but there is extra significance in a piece that bears the wearer's name.
Monogram's collection of jewelry sets itself apart from other customized accessory lines. Instead of spelling out the wearer's name or initials in an obvious way, Monogram, based out of New Hyde Park, NY, incorporates initials into delicate, ornate gossamer designs. At first glance, the pieces look like abstract filigree charms. This makes the jewelry even more meaningful to the person wearing it, because the significance is a secret just for her and the person who gave it to her.
Women gravitate toward the pendant necklaces first, since they remind wearers of the nameplate necklaces they wore as children. The initials ...
AT: 11/01/2015 02:34:08 PM
Thursday, October 15, 2015by Betsy
A client brought in both her wedding ring and engagement ring. As you can see prongs on her engagement ring were very bent. We used all her diamonds and added just four in the halo and the small ones on the side.
The result? An entirely new look she loves.
AT: 10/15/2015 12:30:28 PM
Sunday, September 20, 2015by Betsy
A client came in with an idea and some rings inherited from her Mother. She wanted to design a new ring in an antique style that she would wear at her daughter's wedding. The center diamond was from her Dad and the side diamonds , all marquise shape, were from another of her Mom's rings.
We began with an idea and coupled with craftsmanship, the end result was stunning. If you look at the pictures:
She brought in a black onyx ring to indicate her style. Initially she wanted black onyx...
AT: 09/20/2015 11:40:35 AM
Friday, September 04, 2015by Betsy
Here's another beautiful ring created with the client's diamond rings and inherited rings which worked perfectly to create this beautiful style, incorporating an antique and contemporary style. The smallest diamonds were incorporated in the lovely scalloped pattern on the side of the ring. Another example of simply imagining the possibilities.
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Monday, August 10, 2015by Betsy
The wish: To bring a client’s design to life using the diamonds from her first engagement ring and creating the ring and pendant of her dreams.
The added bonus: Alter the original ring setting to accept a smaller center princess cut and adding blue sapphires where the side diamonds were.
-Pendant: This lovely lady drew a sketch using a large princess cut as the center and positioning the trapezoid side diamonds to show off the shape of the center. A simple white gold chain, attached with jump rings on the side, completes this simple and elegant design that can be worn every day.
-Ring: Using the original ring mounting, our incredible custom designer adjusted the size of the center head ...
AT: 08/10/2015 12:02:03 PM
Tuesday, August 04, 2015by Betsy
The dream ring:
Client brought in a picture of the engagement ring she loved. After measuring her diamonds, we decided the stone sizes would work with her dream ring if we used the round diamonds from both the wedding band and engagement ring.
The matching diamond band:
The balance of the side diamonds were round and tapered baguettes and were set in a custom ring alternating the baguette and round diamonds, which lines up perfectly beneath the center head of the new engagement ring.
The client also had a small pinkie ring which had worn prongs and thin band plus slightly larger inherited diamonds. The result? A beautiful open scroll curved band with an added curved swirl bezel on the top for the center diamond and smal...
AT: 08/04/2015 02:30:58 PM
Sunday, July 19, 2015by Betsy
We love creating new styles for our clients. Often the best part is hearing the stories behind the jewelry and why it is so important to maintain the history. This is one of my favorites:
Two rings given to one woman; one from her mother and the second from her mother-in-law. The rings were similar in style but different enough to tell them apart.
The wish? To create a ring with her mother’s cluster head in the center and use all the diamonds from her mother-in-law’s ring in the rest of the ring.
The idea? After examining different settings and patterns, she decided on a classic design . By removing the yellow gold shank on her mother’s ring and the diamonds from the other ring we created a whole new look using all ...
AT: 07/19/2015 02:46:25 PM
Sunday, June 28, 2015by Betsy
The wish: To create a ring using this client’s original diamond and diamonds inherited from family that mirrors the original engagement ring and uses all the stones. This client had her original engagement ring ( pictured with wedding ring at top), an inherited solitaire diamond ring and a diamond, also inherited, from a diamond and ruby ring. Both are pictured below original set.
We created her new ring by utilizing the same beautiful design of her original ring, making the mold to exactly match the sizes of the diamonds from all rings. Her original diamond and the diamond from the ruby and diamond ring matched in size, making them perfect as the larger side diamonds in this design. The diamond from the solitaire became the new center diamond a...
AT: 06/28/2015 11:21:22 AM
Wednesday, April 01, 2015by Betsy
We here at Diana Jewelers pride ourselves on carrying a wide range of styles and options to suit anyone's tastes. At the same time, we understand that no matter how robust the selection can be, you just may not be able to find that perfect piece of jewelry to compliment your lifestyle. We want you to know that if that situation ever arises, it's not the end of the line at Diana. We offer custom merchandise through the utilization of cutting-edge digital jewelry design software to create that unique product that you are looking for.
CAD/CAM, or computer-aided design and computer-a...
AT: 04/01/2015 10:54:28 AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
We've finally done it!
Diana Jewelers of Liverpool has gone social.
Welcome to our newly redesigned website! Along with our new blog, we have a newsletter area and an article area.
We'll be using our blog to post the latest news from the store. Sometimes you'll see new arrivals and sometimes you'll hear about events we are thinking about. Perhaps one of us may just come on here and post about the newest thing a customer told us.
Either way, stay tuned!
Please provide feedback to us when you see something you like.
There's a form at the bottom of this page for your feedback and we look forward to hearing from you.
AT: 09/29/2010 11:37:56 PM