We are often asked whether we will set an heirloom or existing diamond in a fresh new design. The answer is a resounding YES. Not only is this a specialty of ours, we consider it a privilege to be asked to do so. This is giving new life to an eternal stone, providing pleasure to a new generation and preserving the memory of the donor. Often these are diamonds from a mother or grandmother. It is more than rewarding to help with these very special diamonds, it is truly priceless.
Because we work with independent designers in their own studios, your treasured diamond will be handled only by our trustworthy artist, not by many hands in a large factory. This assures careful attention to your diamond and precise setting in the new design you have chosen.
If your existing diamond is in a setting, we will carefully remove it for the new design. We usually recommend putting an inexpensive alternative stone such as a topaz or sapphire in the donor setting so the ring will still be wearable for you or someone else.
Meet Kathleen, a composer, and fiancé Jason, an artist. Kathleen asked us to set her fiancé’s Great Grandmother’s diamond. It was very lovely and in excellent condition for such an old mine cut diamond. She selected the Artistic design #12 for her new bridal set.
The rings turned out beautifully!! I am extremely pleased with them! The rose gold really works well with this diamond, and gives it extra fire!
Thank you so very much!! My fiancé loves the setting, too! Please let your artisan jewelers know how happy I am with their work…absolutely exquisite!!
We’ll be writing again about this amazing couple in a later blog. Her fiancé is a contemporary artist who plans to paint the wedding dress she will wear! How unique!
Do you have a diamond you want to use? Count on us to perfectly re-set it in a lovely new design that warms your heart and provides a lasting memory of the donor. Then, maybe you too can pass it on to someone else with the same romance and heartfelt love you have for it.