Here at James & Lily we have a passion for custom jewelry. An old friend reached out to me about making a treasured Father’s ring into a diamond  pendant for his daughter and I was very excited about this project! We created this piece using the recycled gold for the original ring because of it’s deep sentimental value.

Here are a few images of the journey of this piece. From a gents ring, into a gorgeous Amethyst and diamond pendant.

First, I sketched a few options for the client to choose from, then pulled out the center amethyst and had it re-polished to help bring out it’s natural beauty. The gold was recycled and used to create the boarder, allowing space to set the diamond halo. A backing was also applied to allow for a personal engraving.

This piece was a joy to make and our master jeweler, Paul Kim really out did himself as always with the stunning setting job!

Do you have an heirloom you would like to breathe new life into? Reach out to us!


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