Blog Archives - The fusion of old world goldsmithing with modern design
 
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Photograph by Flickr member Simon_K

"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."
~Charles Dickens

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Eyecatching and energizing, these emerald vintage glass earrings are hand set in sterling silver.

An idea springs to mind: One pair will be given away!
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(Winner determined by random.org.)

 
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Photograph by David Bohl

A back-lit Gothic-style faux stained glass window in many shades of purple, features Henry Davis Sleeper's collection of 19th century amethyst glass. The magnificence of these rich hues is awe inspiring.

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Photograph by Flickr member ben124

I would not be surprised if it was a purple and violet sunset that whispered to Washington Irving when he wrote, 'There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.'

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Commissioned to make an Art Deco inspired piece, the result is a custom antique-cut amethyst ring. Hand created at my bench, incorporating gold and two diamonds from her family jewelry.


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