SOME GOOD NEWS! Our Manufacturing Team set up to work in solo spaces to complete special orders and repairs. In-stock items and gift cards are available for immediate purchase with nationwide shipping or Chicago area delivery. Extended return policy in effect. Our Roscoe Village storefront will open by appointment (or chance) June 1st. Pleas contact Ellie for more information.

Design Journal

Finding Inspiration: The Custom Jewelry Design Process

Finding Inspiration: The Custom Jewelry Design Process

I am often asked how I come up with my ideas.  If I am working with a client on a custom piece, then the process is very collaborative. The final design springs from the client's goal, such as designing a wedding band, the theme,  and their  inspiration. The theme might be floral, or geometric, modern or traditional in style. The inspiration is often personal. A bouquet of sunflowers, Lake Michigan, the neoclassical columns found inside The Field Museum, and a Celtic knot have all been great starting points for creating a timeless, personal designs.