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Lithuanian Engagement Ring

Lithuanian Engagement Ring

A stunning art nouveau inspired ring commissioned with us for a Christmas engagement. Our customer came to us with very specific requirements for this engagement ring for his girlfriend who was born in Lithuania. It had to be rose gold, or 'Russian gold' as it is called in Lithuania, with Rubies incorporated into the design. It had to be a new ring, as she believes second hand metal can carry 'memories' of the previous wearer, but involve the use of antique diamonds. A mix of modern and antique was crucial for the design.

Tim met with our customer in the shop and was able to draw out some initial ideas and sketches there and then. This helped to ensure we were on the right track and meeting each of the customers requirements. Once the design had been decided the stones were unset from the antique ring to assess which stones would work best in the design. As you can see from the photograph the old cuts were varying sizes and shapes so choosing three that would work with the design was important. The CAD allowed us to trial a few variations on the final design and work out which of the old cuts to use.

When it came to production of the ring we cast it into 3 separate pieces, this allowed for a higher level of clean up and finish on the ring. Although it could be cast as 1 piece we wanted to ensure a perfect finish. Once cast the ring was cleaned up and assembled ready for setting. Once set our goldsmith and Tim worked on the enamelling in house ensuring the colour graduation was just right.

The finished ring is truly breathtaking, capturing the Art Nouveau style whilst still holding a modern feel and using antique stones.

Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring
Lithuanian engagement ring