Kilimanjaro Ring featuring a Tourmaline by Top Notch Faceting
Wonderfully hand crafted ring of Sterling Silver and 14k Yellow Gold with a touch of 22K Gold foil. Entirely hand fabricated (no casting) and hand engraved (no power tools). ~ The Web of Athena engraved upon the band and the seven legs represent the 7 paths up Kilimanjaro. The claws of a Panther, horns of an Antelope and the sacred Beetles of ancient Egypt are all represented. ~ An aspirational Heirloom, featuring a Nigerian Tourmaline fashioned by Jean-Noel Soni of Top Notch Faceting
This ring was commissioned as a holiday gift to a beloved woman. Asked for was a cocktail ring in green and gold, with a custom gem from Top Notch Faceting as the focal piece. The canopy green tourmaline, from Nigeria, informed the design decisions. This collector dreams of traveling to Africa and one day climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The gemstone being native to Africa, also longs to return. African motifs adorn the ring, translated subtly into an esoteric reminder of the wearer's aspirations.
Bespoke Vines Ring - Sapphire and diamond in Rose Gold
A simple architectural vines pattern is hand carved into silver for sizing accuracy, then molded and cast into rose gold. The client's existing sapphires and diamonds are set into the openings. Bespoke.
Heart of Darkness Pendant featuring Zircon by Top Notch Faceting
One of a kind custom pendant, cast from a hand carved wax into sterling silver. Carved and set with black spinel and emeralds. In the center is a custom cut natural Tanzanian zircon by Jean-Noel Soni of Top Notch Faceting. The zircon is set into 22k gold. Commissioned 2015.