Studio 12 Design Blog

Is Jewelry, Art? Is Art, Jewelry?

Is Jewelry, Art?  Is Art, Jewelry?
When a work of art speaks to you, that dialogue can last a lifetime. Whether you’re drawn to the depicted scene, the feeling it evokes, or the artist's story, it can convey a sense of being part of something bigger than ourselves. It can also remind us of loved ones or special places. This can be said as well with Jewelry, evoking the same sentiment and emotional response.

The Time Was Right For A Redesign

The Time Was Right For A Redesign

“I knew that I didn’t want a cookie-cutter jeweler.”

Leigh inherited a beloved gold and diamond bracelet from her grandmother. When she saw me on TV, Leigh reached out as she knew the time was right for a redesign.

 

Your Personalized Bespoke Jewelry Planner

Your Personalized Bespoke Jewelry Planner
Whether using jewels from your jewelry box or starting with personalized ethically sourced gemstones, together we’ll share in a one-of-kind, creative journey, unique to you and your desires. The outcome is far more than a piece of jewelry.

Unworn But Never Forgotten - Now Cherished Forever

Unworn But Never Forgotten - Now Cherished Forever
She said, “Daniel, I think I'm going to get Sarah to make my ring!”

Jewelry is a part of our human DNA

Jewelry is a part of our human DNA
Jewelry makes us feel. Sometimes sentimental, sometimes powerful, jewelry informs who we are and tells of our journey through life.

Summer is for Love

Summer is for love and so are custom designed diamond engagement rings, custom designed wedding rings and alternative engagement rings. This set features a 1 carat diamond set in a custom designed platinum ring with two 18k yellow gold bands that hug both
Summer is for love... even this year! You just can't stop it. ;)

A diamond is a girl’s best friend…. unless it’s not!

A diamond is a girl’s best friend…. unless it’s not!

Yes, in the year 2020 the international Diamond market is being flooded by ‘Lab Grown’ diamonds and ‘Simulant’ diamonds.

Is this a good thing?

Always be Prepared

Always be Prepared
. . . January is notorious for new beginnings and fresh starts. We set high expectations in survivalist mode without a real plan for how to fol...

Golden Touch

Golden Touch
His ‘golden touch’ and positive outlook on life are the pillars around which I’ve grown my business and life.

You're Invited

You're Invited
Let's Go on a Journey Together.  I'm excited to present the debut of my Maker's Video with you. _ _ It's so much more than a client, jeweler...

August is Hot and so is it's Birthstone: Peridot

August is Hot and so is it's Birthstone: Peridot
  Peridot is hailed by the Egyptians as the “gem of the sun” which is quite the appropriate time of year for this majestic birthstone. Peridot h...

Do you ever feel like you're going it alone?

Do you ever feel like you're going it alone?
  Are you creating by yourself in your studio or office and doing all the tasks needed to run your business on a daily basis?    Many creative en...