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My Kind of Social Distancing...

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My Kind of Social Distancing...

Now this is my kind of social distancing! Photo: Alexis Brooke PhotographyFlorals: Topiary219Jewelry: Christine Alaniz DesignsVenue: Appleford Estate  

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Custom 1.51ct Pear Halo Engagement Ring

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Custom 1.51ct Pear Halo Engagement Ring

I made this pear halo engagement ring (with a 1.51ct center diamond!) in November for a holiday proposal. The halo is set with a sparkly split prong setting, and the shank has pavé diamonds to match. My customer provided a few images that he knew his girlfriend liked, and we created this classic engagement ring in just a few weeks. If you want a unique, custom engagement ring, send me a message! I'd love to help you create the ring of your dreams.

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Supporting Local Jewelers During the Coronavirus Crisis

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Supporting Local Jewelers During the Coronavirus Crisis

At the beginning of this year, I was at home on maternity leave with my new baby, Michael. In the weeks leading up to March 9th (my return to my day job), I did a few test runs at daycare, practiced using my breast pump, and labeled everything my son owns with a marker. I was so busy getting ready to go back to work that I wasn't paying any attention to the approaching health crisis: coronavirus, or COVID-19. After only six days back at work after maternity leave, Philadelphia was shut down. We've been staying home as much as...

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Mother's, Family, and Birthstone Jewelry

Mother's, Family, and Birthstone Jewelry

Happy Mother's Day! I gathered up a collection of Mother's jewelry, family jewelry, and birthstone jewelry to mark the occasion. There are so many different ways that jewelry can celebrate your family. We can reset your family diamonds into a new piece of jewelry, a customized necklace, make a custom ring with birthstones that represent your children, or create custom jewelry to celebrate the birth of a new child (check out the rose pendant created for a Miss Madeline Rose!).  

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New Jewel Alert! The Star Anise Coin Medallion Necklace

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New Jewel Alert! The Star Anise Coin Medallion Necklace

New jewel alert! You can check it out in my online shop here. This is a simple, classic necklace that would make a lovely graduation gift or mother's day present.

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