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.
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Here's a new remount pendant story. A client had a unique mother's ring with three marquise colored gemstones surrounded by diamonds. The marquise center stones were held by only two prongs each and loosened repeatedly. The small diamonds also loosened. The solution? This beautiful heart diamond pendant used all her stones and made this one of a kind mother's pendant for this lovely lady. The heart slides on an adjustable box chain allowing her to adjust to any length up to 22". I look forward to seeing this couple again but not to tighten her stones. Enjoy this new idea for celebrating MOM.
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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...
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Friday, October 27, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This is a story of the creation of an incredible "Happy Anniversary" ring. This is special because it illustrates what can be done with a client's vision of her perfect ring. She couldn't find it anywhere and when she came to us seemed a bit discouraged; willing to "settle". I wouldn't let that happen. We designed the ring she imagined. So exciting! The combination of yellow and white in a simple twist, frames the 6 original diamonds from her wedding band. And the matching band slips perfectly into the engagement ring. An awesome couple! God Bless you both and many years of happiness to come!
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Friday, October 20, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This lovely lady transformed a ring and a pendant jacket from her Mother into one amazing ring. We looked at different styles and she chose the best features from each; the shape of the halo, how the diamonds were set in the side and the antique styling of the ring itself. These three different ideas merged into this one beauty. Scroll through and see the before images, the computer generated renderings and, of course, the final result! Enjoy!
The before picture. We ...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This is an excellent example of how something you have and are not wearing is transformed into a completely different look. Our client's pendant diamond, set on one of our beautiful show special settings. So elegant!
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Sunday, October 15, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This is a wonderful story of a couple celebrating their anniversary of over 30 years. Both their original wedding bands are entwined together making a pendant that slides on an adjustable chain. You can still see the engraving! Jim soldered ring closed and re-brushed them. They look brand new!
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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.
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Friday, October 13, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This is a traditional signet ring completely hand engraved producing deeper and longer lasting lines. Look at the detail! I sent the hand engraver a picture of the style of font and he made it perfectly fit into the area. Check out the individual lines. That's a steady hand!
Take a look at our Custom Design Gallery for more examples of Hand Engraving. ...
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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...
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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:
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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
Thursday, September 14, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A ring that brought tears to this sweet young woman's eyes? Yes, but they were joy filled tears. The center diamond was our client's grandmothers, the rubies and larger diamonds from a channel set band and the small diamonds on the side from a pair of unworn earrings. The result is an antique style ring whose focus is exactly on where it should be; the memories of her Grandmother. bb
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
Sunday, July 30, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
We are blessed to have an additional craftsman that specializes in the more intricate and difficult jobs, like antique ring restoration and in this case, the "marrying" of two rings. The challenge was sizing the 5 row sapphire and diamond continuous eternity ring up and removing a row of stones to add the setting for the pear shaped diamond. The result...breathtaking!
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Saturday, July 29, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Happy Sunshiney Saturday everyone! Sharing this story warms the heart. A wedding gift from mother to daughter combines the bride's Irish heritage with her grandmother's diamond. There is nothing like jewelry to keep generations alive. This cross is sterling silver, with the diamond set in white gold prongs. Have an awesome day!
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Sunday, July 23, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
After over 32 years of working in our family business and creating "treasures", I still am uplifted when a client sees the final product and feels joy. An incredible lady came in with a solitaire diamond, trillion wrap and tapered marquise diamond anniversary band. With the addition of some small round diamonds, she has a new, breathtaking set. I am forever thankful she allowed me to see this vision through and, of course, thankful for her trust.
Center marquise in a six prong head with the two trillion shaped...
AT: 07/23/2017 02:49:13 PM
TAGS: CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, DIAMOND RING, FAMILY JEWELRY, ENGAGEMENT RING, WEDDING BAND, WEDDING SET
Thursday, July 20, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
To one of my favorite clients and her husband ... you know who you are..Happy 50th Anniversary and many blessings to you both. Take a look at what we created for this "ruby loving lady" with her stones and her imagination! In the "before" picture, is her original solitaire, the diamond band was for their 30th and the ruby wrap for their 40th. Now they are all together in one ring for their 50th. She admired the antique design and wanted to focus on her center stone and her rubies.
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Here is proof that a diamond set in a ring does not always look like an engagement ring. This unique two tone ring with pear diamond set at an angle is simply elegant. Create something just for you and your personal style. enjoy!
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Friday, June 16, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Can diamonds chip? Yes. Diamonds grow in layers and are cut along grain lines so if hit just right, they can chip. But diamonds can be repaired by an expert diamond cutter. Take a look at the attached before and after pictures. But the best part is the story: This was a gift from mother in law to daughter in law and will be eventually passed on to her granddaughter.
Three before pictures show broken edges along half of the edge and what looks like broken ice down the back.
See the large piece missing along the top left edge between the two ...
AT: 06/16/2017 02:54:49 PM
TAGS: CUSTOM DESIGN, CUSTOM JEWELRY, DIAMOND RING, DIAMOND RECUTTING, CHIPPED DIAMOND, DIAMOND REPAIR
Friday, June 09, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Here's another transformation treasure story. A lovely lady and her daughter came in to recreate her mother's ruby and diamond ring. An oval center filled with varied sizes of diamonds was set in white gold and was surrounded by two rows of small round rubies. The goal was to make a smaller ring for Mom and create something with the rubies for her daughter. We took the center white gold portion, surrounded it with a yellow gold trim and a support undercarriage. Adapting her original ring allowed the view from the side to be similar to the original ring style. The rubies were used to create a stunning pair of drop pierced earrings. Imagine the sentiment of both ladies wearing their mother and grandmother's stones.
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Sunday, May 14, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A customer brought in a rock that held a special memory. She wanted something special made out of it.
Here is the beginning of the design
This is the final product. A beautiful pendant.
So original and interesting!
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Here the large center stone was her center engagement ring diamond with two small additional diamonds set beneath it from her original mother's ring. With the addition of new stones for her children, she now has one ring with everyone that means the most to her! What an incredible lady, by the way!
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A simple rose gold antique watch, originally on a stretch band, is transformed into a stylish bangle with the watch as the clasp. The bracelet is rose gold filled. Very jewelry trendy right now!
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A client brought in her original diamond engagement ring and wedding band.
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Friday, April 14, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A long time client honored his family by setting his recently deceased wife's diamonds in pendants for their daughter, granddaughters and great-granddaughters(one here already and one for the future). Each generation's heart is unique, but all incorporate this lovely lady's diamonds.
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Sunday, April 09, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
A grandmother's diamond in a ring designed for Mom, now worn by her daughter. Generations of incredible ladies in one beautiful ring.
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Monday, April 03, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
There are so many stories that take on new life through jewelry that is passed on. This is one of my favorites. This lovely lady's original set along with her mother and mother-in-law's wedding sets transformed into new treasures for herself and her family. She imagined the possibilities and look what was created!
A before picture of her Mother in laws set. notice one side diamond is missing
AT: 04/03/2017 12:17:05 PM
Sunday, March 26, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
This classic set was well loved and after many years needed work on the center head and the diamond band. Repair was an option, but a new head for the diamond was needed as well as much work on the band to secure the diamonds.
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Friday, March 24, 2017by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool
Before - a dated pin featuring 3 beautiful pearls
Here's some before and after pictures to ponder this weekend. A lovely lady inherited a pin with 3 pearls. We removed the pearls, refinished the pin and created a beautiful pendant with stud pearl earrings. Placed on an adjustable sterling chain, this pendant can be worn at any length.One piece of jewelry becomes 3! Have a great weekend!
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016by Betsy
We designed this engagement ring. with our customer and created it for them! A beautiful, color-changing alexandrite stone set into a princess crown styled ring! From Diana Jewelers in the Syracuse area!
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015by Betsy
When a beloved Grandmother passed away, her family wanted to all have something of hers they could wear close to them. They brought us her treasured silverware set, and we were able to fashion spoon bracelets for all of the women in her family. How exciting!
Check out our Custom Design Gallery for more ideas on how you can revitalize your family heirlooms! Give us a call
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