Tag Archives: rings



Dad & I sneakily working together to get some of mom’s ring resized so she can finally wear them…


recycling gold.

i posted these pictures on Instagram a little while ago, but never got around to elaborating about them.

i recently purchased two separate, unrelated vintage 14k yellow gold wedding bands: a plain thin one i planned to use as a stacking ring and this heavy (6 grams) man’s wedding ring. i intended to resize the latter and completely smooth out the exterior design. there was a date inside the band, which is very close to when my parents were married. it was my jeweler who noticed the ring was actually two-toned; he also convinced me to keep the original design.



i know there are a lot of new options, new designers and aesthetics for jewelry available now,  but i find older pieces to have so much character. there’s a story – and if you don’t know the story, there’s mystery. i like to try and save pieces from being melted down when i can, and really admire the artisans and designers who either restore or re-work these old treasures to give them a new life.


while antique or vintage wedding bands aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, i’ve noticed an increasing trend. there’s certainly an appropriate irony when an antique wedding band, a circle symbolizing eternity and never-ending love, is worn again and again, carrying that same message, instead of being melted into scrap…


*all images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com



gorgeous cartier video campaign…

cartier panther 1


cartier panther 2


cartier panther 3


*original item images property of cartier.com & other misc. sources.

david yurman.

i was browsing through some images on instagram (again ), and came across a beautiful david yurman campaign photo with the call to post your own image with their jewelry. i love their pieces and the image, so i presented my take on the original


the inspired…

...the original.

…the original.

*first original image property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com; final image property of @davidyurman (instagram).

nerdy, nerdy.

yup… pac-man.

"Pacman-esque Ring Series "by luckyduct.

*image property of lucyduct of etsy.com & rachelpfeffer.com.