Initial client sketch - I was emailed this drawing
Taking this into account, I came up with this sketch,
after which we agreed to move forward.
Cutting the silver frames
Combined frames with hinges and prongs for the opal
Combined piece - making the hinge
Serene, elegant, classic & understated - Some inspirations for the ring collection currently in progress.
Emma Krafft was my great-grandmother. I never actually met her, but have been told stories about how she was an elegant lady who always wore red lipstick with matching red nailpolish and that she had her hats specially made.
My dear grandmother, Leyla Baydar had kept her mother's jewels and would sometimes gift them to us over the years on special occasions. The craftsmanship of the time is simply exquisite. Here are some truly vintage pieces for your viewing pleasure.