Custom Commissions. Where I tell you the stories of my custom pieces. Jewellery always has a story.

Reinforced Butterfly Ring

Posted by Caitlin S Harper on

Reinforced Butterfly Ring

This ring is a very special one.  My customer brought in a very fine, and sadly broken, silver butterfly ring. To her it represented her son and she wore it everyday. We decided to reinforce the butterfly by adding gold accents to the wings. This would also form the letter "M" for his name. We then talked about putting the butterfly in a gold circle to form and "O" for her second sons name. This circle also made the ring less likely to get caught on anything, which was happening a lot with the old design. Finally I added a...

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Custom Heliconia Token

Posted by Caitlin S Harper on

Custom Heliconia Token

My lovely customer wanted a custom token for her granddaughter. I looked up the meaning of her name, Electra, and found that it means 'Sparkling sun'. The Heliconia means "sunshine" and so I thought it was a good match. This piece is so bright and vibrant and definitely reminds me of a sparkling sun. If you would like a custom token get in touch at distinctlycaitlindesigns@gmail.com

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Custom Easter Lily Token

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Custom Easter Lily Token

My lovely customer wanted a custom token for her granddaughter. I looked up the meaning of her name, Evie, and found that it means 'Life'. The Easter lily has the same meaning and makes it the perfect flower to choose. I love the subtle play of colours in this piece. If you would like a custom token get in touch at distinctlycaitlindesigns@gmail.com

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Sapphire and Diamond Ring

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Sapphire and Diamond Ring

I am so incredibly proud of this ring!  When a very good customer of mine came to ask if I could make a "Princess Diana Ring" I was honestly a little worried. I have made this type of ring plenty of times when I worked for a fine jeweller in South Africa but I have never attempted to set one like it. So I have done this kind of metal work before but I have never secured the stones to a ring like that.  I was careful when making it as I knew I would be making my life so...

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Amethyst and Rose Gold Ring

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Amethyst and Rose Gold Ring

I love this piece. In its past life it was a brooch but my customer wanted it turned into a ring as she doesn't wear brooches. I decided the metal was too thin on the brooch and I would have to remake the whole piece. I melted down the brooch after taking the stone out and remade the whole ring from scratch. I then reset the amethyst. I love how it turned out and I think rose gold and amethyst make a beautiful combination. What do you think? If you have any old pieces that you want to have remade...

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