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Redesigning and Remaking Jewellery - 3 Sapphire Gold Ring
Redesigning and Remaking Jewellery - 3 Sapphire Gold Ring
15th July 2014 posted in Commissions - Remakes

Having seen this sapphire and diamond, gold ring that we had remade from inherited jewellery, our client got in touch to ask us if we could create a new design for her inherited jewellery. Alongside the client, we decided to use two of her pieces to make the new ring. A 22ct gold wedding band and a sapphire and gold engagement ring that had been well worn and well loved. ...Read more


Handmade 9ct Gold and Black Diamond Cross
Handmade 9ct Gold and Black Diamond Cross
04th July 2014 posted in Commissions

After creating this handmade 9ct gold and black diamond ring, we were delighted to be asked to make a companion piece.

As is the case with what appear to be the simplest of pieces; great care needs to be taken at the design stage to ensure that the final piece of jewellery looks balanced. ...Read more


Handmade 9ct Gold and Black Diamond Ring
Handmade 9ct Gold and Black Diamond Ring
21st May 2014 posted in Commissions

Here's a very different ring we recently made. A gorgeous variation on Holly's handmade engagement rings, this ring was handmade from 9ct gold and is set with a beautiful black solitaire diamond.
It is the first black diamond ring we've made and we think it is stunning. ...Read more


9ct Gold Half Eternity Ring Set with 23 Diamonds
9ct Gold Half Eternity Ring Set with 23 Diamonds
20th February 2014 posted in Commissions

We made this special half eternity ring as part of a celebration of a significant birthday. Working with the clients throughout the design process, Holly produced designs that would sit beautifully with the client's exisiting, well loved, engagement and wedding bands. ...Read more


A Dozen Small Additions to an Existing Piece of Jewellery
A Dozen Small Additions to an Existing Piece of Jewellery
09th January 2014 posted in Commissions - Remakes

Christmas is a great time to add a little sparkle into your life. In the run up to the big day last year we were asked if we could revitalise a much-loved gold ring. The ring needed to be resized but could we suggest ways to make this already unusual piece of jewellery even more different? ...Read more


Silver and Enamel Nature Cuff Bangle
Silver and Enamel Nature Cuff Bangle
02nd December 2013 posted in Commissions

One of our physically largest commissions to date came in the form of this Silver and Enamel Nature Cuff. The client outlined his ideas for the piece, allowing Holly to create design sketches. ...Read more


Redesigning and Remaking - Sapphire and Diamond Gold Ring
Redesigning and Remaking - Sapphire and Diamond Gold Ring
23rd November 2013 posted in Commissions - Remakes

Our client approached us to ask if we could design a more contemporary ring based on a Sapphire and Diamond Gold ring that she had inherited. The original ring was a of a beautiful classic design that had obviously been worn and loved. The diamonds are gorgeous old cuts that aren't commonly found today. ...Read more


Handmade Silver and Perdiot Pendant with a Twist
Handmade Silver and Perdiot Pendant with a Twist
05th November 2013 posted in Commissions

This gorgeous silver and peridot pendant takes the form of an orgainc, pebble like, shape. Its rippled surface akin to the patterns in sand on the beach when the tide is receding. Fittingly it was made in a studio near the sea in Sussex. ...Read more


Tom's Handmade Platinum Engagement Ring with Diamond
Tom's Handmade Platinum Engagement Ring with Diamond
25th October 2013 posted in Commissions

Tom saw our handmade engagement and wedding rings online and got in touch to ask if we would make him a special engagement ring based on a variation of that design. After meeting with Tom and discussing the type of ring he and his girlfriend wanted, Holly created design sketches. ...Read more


Tree of Life Pendant - Sterling Silver
Tree of Life Pendant - Sterling Silver
13th October 2013 posted in Commissions

Holly designed this gorgeous Tree of Life pendant as part of a larger commission a little while ago. It was made designed to fit perfectly with the rest of the client's pieces and was handmade in Sterling Silver. We're chuffed to say that the client was delighted with her new pendant. ...Read more


Two Distinctly Different Rings
Two Distinctly Different Rings
06th August 2013 posted in Commissions

We've recently worked with one of our regular clients to design and make a pair of new rings from exisiting pieces of jewellery, including a pair of diamond set earrings. While both rings were handmade they feature contrasting design influences. ...Read more


Ruthanne's Handmade Bangle - Sterling Silver and Pearl
Ruthanne's Handmade Bangle - Sterling Silver and Pearl
10th July 2013 posted in Commissions

Ruthanne asked us if we would make a special bangle for her, Allie from Plush Jewellery met with her and, over a couple of cups of coffee, they talked over Ruthanne's ideas for the design and the sort of jewellery that she usually wore. ...Read more


When is a Ring Not a Ring - When it's a Pendant
When is a Ring Not a Ring - When it's a Pendant
18th June 2013 posted in Commissions - Remakes

We were approached to see if it was possible to make something new from a much loved but unworn ring made from white gold, pink sapphires and diamonds. The ring was being replaced but its owner didn't want to hide her existing ring away in her jewellery box. "Why not let us turn it into a pendant?" we suggested. ...Read more


Alison's Stack of Rings - A Remake Using Existing Jewellery - Diamonds, Pink Sapphires, Aquamarine, 9ct Rose Gold, 9ct White Gold, 9ct Yellow Gold, 18ct White Gold, 18ct Yellow Gold and Platinum
Alison's Stack of Rings - A Remake Using Existing Jewellery - Diamonds, Pink Sapphires, Aquamarine, 9ct Rose Gold, 9ct White Gold, 9ct Yellow Gold, 18ct White Gold, 18ct Yellow Gold and Platinum
25th January 2013 posted in Commissions - Remakes

Alison got in touch and asked us to propose a new design for a stone set, 18ct White Gold ring that had been bought for a special birthday but wasn't working well for her. ...Read more


Paula's Handmade, 18ct White Gold, 18ct Gold, Diamond and Aquamarine Eternity Ring
Paula's Handmade, 18ct White Gold, 18ct Gold, Diamond and Aquamarine Eternity Ring
20th September 2012 posted in Commissions

Paula's husband asked to meet with us to work with them in designing and making a half eternity ring in celebration of their tenth wedding anniversary.
The first stage was for all of us to meet up to talk about the style of ring Paula wanted and to discuss ideas and to allow us to take a look at Paula's engagement ring and wedding band ...Read more


Keren's Handmade, Custom Fit, 18ct White Gold Shaped Wedding Band
Keren's Handmade, Custom Fit, 18ct White Gold Shaped Wedding Band
14th September 2012 posted in Commissions

Keren's fiance had given her a gorgeous 18ct white gold and Diamond Engagement Ring but its sinuous shape meant that when they were looking for the perfect wedding band, none of the off-the-shelf versions were going to be right. Keren asked us what we would recommend... ...Read more


Sara's 1mm Handmade 18ct White Gold Engagement and Wedding Ring Set
Sara's 1mm Handmade 18ct White Gold Engagement and Wedding Ring Set
23rd April 2012 posted in Commissions - Remakes

Sara spotted our handmade engagement and wedding rings online and got in touch with us to ask if we would make her a special engagement and wedding ring set based on a variation of that design. ...Read more


A Pair of Gold Stud Earrings Made from Inherited Jewellery
A Pair of Gold Stud Earrings Made from Inherited Jewellery
26th October 2011 posted in Commissions - Remakes

These gorgeous Gold stud earrings were made for a 21st birthday present. The design style was taken from a much-loved pair of silver studs and recreated in our South Coast workshop. To make these earrings even more special, the gold used came from pieces of jewellery that had been inherited but no longer worn. ...Read more


Marieanne's Bridesmaids Initial Pendants - Sterling Silver and Using Family Diamonds
Marieanne's Bridesmaids Initial Pendants - Sterling Silver and Using Family Diamonds
05th September 2011 posted in Commissions

Alongside her handmade wedding ring, Marieanne was looking for inital pendants for her bridesmaids. Holly drew up a number of examples based on various typefaces. We hand cut them from Sterling Silver sheet and each was set with a diamond taken from the same family ring. ...Read more


Marieanne's Wedding Ring - Palladium and Using Family Diamonds
Marieanne's Wedding Ring - Palladium and Using Family Diamonds
05th September 2011 posted in Commissions - Remakes

Marieanne asked us if we would make her Palladium wedding band, of course we were delighted to do so and she asked if we could incorporate diamonds from a family ring that had lost its main stone at some unknown point in history. ...Read more


Sophie's Ring - Palladium, Diamonds and Aquamarine Engagement Ring
Sophie's Ring - Palladium, Diamonds and Aquamarine Engagement Ring
23rd June 2011 posted in Commissions

Alex emailed us to ask if we could make the ring he had designed for Sophie. With Alex's original sketch as our starting point, we asked him to come and see us to talk over the finer details of the ring, to ensure that we were creating his vision of the ring he wanted to give to Sophie. ...Read more


Gill's Wedding Band - Shaped to Fit With Her Engagement Ring
Gill's Wedding Band - Shaped to Fit With Her Engagement Ring
01st June 2011 posted in Commissions

Gill faced a dilemma that we hear quite a lot. Her engagement ring was perfect but she was having difficulty finding a wedding band to sit with it. ...Read more


Ben's 18ct Gold and Diamond Handmade Engagement Ring
Ben's 18ct Gold and Diamond Handmade Engagement Ring
12th September 2010 posted in Commissions

Ben wanted to surprise his lovely girlfriend by proposing when they were on holiday and he needed the perfect diamond ring. Working with Holly at Plush to refine the design and finish for the ring, Ben was involved at every stage of the process. We then made the ring in 18ct gold in the Plush studio. ...Read more


Love Ring - A Remade Ring in Sterling Silver
Love Ring - A Remade Ring in Sterling Silver
16th June 2010 posted in Commissions - Remakes

A much-loved ring was brought in to us. Made from a plated base metal; as with many rings of this sort, the plating wears away over time to reveal the base metal below. Could we suggest any way of making the ring wearable again? ...Read more


Seven Diamond Eternity Ring - A Gold Eternity Ring Set with Diamonds
Seven Diamond Eternity Ring - A Gold Eternity Ring Set with Diamonds
20th May 2010 posted in Commissions

We really enjoyed this commission. We were asked to make a seven diamond half-eternity ring in gold but as can be seen from the image, the setting was a little unusual.
Each part of the ring was sourced separately - if you've read about some of our other commissions, you'll know how much we love buying gorgeous diamonds. ...Read more


Hinged Palladium Wedding Band
Hinged Palladium Wedding Band
22nd May 2009 posted in Commissions

We were asked to make a sturdy wedding band for a client, the twist in this commission being the request that the ring was hinged. Well, if a bangle can have a hinge and a secure fastening then so can a ring! ...Read more



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A big thank you to everyone who bought lovely jewellery from us and all the fabulous jewellers we worked with over the years.

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