Rubini Jewelers Blog — Sapphire
Handmade Multi Layered Platinum Sapphire Ring Project
Posted by Joanna Rubini on
We are sometimes blessed to be approached by adventurous customers who want to break out of the standard / normal / usual jewelry designs and venture into sculptural territory. This project is just such a case. Our customer wanted a big blue stone. We brainstormed gemstones, colors and shapes. We finally sourced the big blue, a deeper rich blue sapphire, natural except for the usual heating performed on corundum, emerald cut. Next step was designing the ring. She wanted a many banded, multi layered, asymmetrical ring, created in platinum. The biggest hurdle here was not so much making the ring,...