Posts in Design
The Wicklow Chief

27th September 2019 - This ring was created to celebrate the Irish heritage of my customer. Many of the symbols used in the design were from the gravesite of Michael Dwyer, the Wicklow Chief, from whom my customer is a direct descendant.

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Design, Remodel, RingsDavid Taylor
The big green

20th September 2019 - This is by far the largest and most valuable natural Emerald I have ever set. The gemstone is a cabochon cushion cut and like most natural Emeralds displays the flaws of creation quite proudly.

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Design, RingsDavid Taylor
Making some changes

5th September 2019 - With jewellery being such a personal choice with design and wear it is very difficult to get it perfect when buying it for others. This is an example of how we got it close with a surprise eternity ring and then perfected it with a remake using the same process I created for proposal rings.

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Being transparent

9th August 2019 - When you are setting a transparent gem you have to be very aware of what is casting colour onto and into it. That would certainly be the case with this 13mm long, 11mm wide and 9mm deep gem.

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Design, RingsDavid Taylor