Thanks to Kathy Henderson for including me in JCK Magazine’s recent story about custom jewelry. The “Custom Relations” article starts on page 92 of the March/April issue. I love the subtitle: “No jewelry request is too big, too small, or too outrageous for these visionary designers and retailers.” I also love the first 14 words of the story because they refer to cufflinks that I did.
I never got a professional picture of those cufflinks, unfortunately, because they had to be delivered for Christmas and time was tight. But you can click this snapshot to see my doggy inspiration.
I talk more about this style of working on page 94.
JCK included a photo of the platinum engagement ring that I mentioned in the interview as well as another one of my nontraditional engagement ring designs.
Kathy’s story points out the difference between customizable jewelry and the fully custom work that I and other designers do. Lee Krombholz, the owner of Krombholz Jewelers in Cincinnati, explains it here:
And as my right-hand woman and branding chief, Eryn, likes to point out, not only do I make fully custom jewelry, but I’ll do it in any style. I won’t force you into my aesthetic. I’ll even do a traditional ring, if that’s what you want! Wild, right?
For more information on my custom process, check out this post from 2010.