FROM THE BENCH JEWELRY BLOG

On The Bench: Engagement Ring Design in Process.
My design ideas sketched out for the ring settings. Voila!  The designs turned into the engagement settings. Totally handmade from recycled 14k Royal Yellow Gold and using low impact independent studio processes. These settings will now be mounted onto the...

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Understanding The Four C's of A Diamond.
One thing to keep in mind when buying a diamond is that no two are alike, think crystalline snowflakes glistening on a sunny day. Diamonds are complex, learn what you have time for and so your up on the lingo...

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Fieldtrip: The Jewels of the MFA Boston.
Why is it the only time you go to a museum in your hometown is when you have a friend visit? RiRi, photographer and best friend was just in town and it was the perfect occasion for a jaunt to...

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Truly Custom Design: The Heirloom Diamond Cube Ring
I recently worked with a client designing and fabricating a chunky modern piece for her to wear as an engagement ring. Her family heirloom diamonds were a pleasure to work with, stunning stones, and we set her 1.19 emerald cut, ...

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Happy In Love, Our Wedding Clients Jeremy and Caitlin.
Congratulations Jeremy and Caitlin! Caitlin is wearing her Laura Preshong Ethical Fine Jewelry engagement ring, and it looks beautiful at the beach. The ring is a .60 Princess cut Canadian diamond set in a square martini bezel fabricated in 18k...

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