Remodelling magic: two tone diamond ring

adelaide three stone diamond ring

  This beautiful two-tone diamond ring started as a pair of stud earrings and two rings: The three larger diamonds were all of similar size, so Nicholas had to get creative to make the slightly larger stone look bigger and play the feature diamond in the middle of the design – he chose a double…

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Pearls reborn

pearl and silver necklace

The warm weather is on its way and the dormant things in our garden are beginning to show new growth. It seems to have been colder this year, and it is so nice to feel the warmth of the sun. So many people have had bad colds, viruses and flu, so hopefully the warmer weather…

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Modern pearls

pearl and coloured stone necklace

Remodelling is one of the things we love to do most at PIKE. And remodelling pearls is always a fun and creative process! See how Nicholas has breathed new, modern life into the pearls of customers with beautiful coloured and shaped gemstones and pearls:

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Pearl engagement ring

adelaide diamond and pearl ring

Pearls are not the most obvious choice for the main stone in an engagement ring. This beautiful pearl and diamond ring is just that – a stunning engagement ring. And here is how this ring was made:

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Sapphire and diamonds reinvented

sapphire and rose gold ring

We love remodelling at PIKE. This remodelling commission involved Nicholas reinventing an oval blue sapphire and some diamonds of varying sizes: Nicholas considered all of the stones and designed a beautiful pink and white gold crossover ring that featured the sapphire, and some of the diamonds: The process started with Matthew melting pink and white…

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Diamonds reinvented

full circle diamond ring adelaide

The commission of the remodelling of this ring involved turning three rings into one. There were 5 larger sized diamonds from one ring, and them a number of smaller stones from the 2 rings that were worn either side. Nicholas designed a lovely yellow gold ring that used all of the stones: The first step…

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Four stone beauty

four diamond ring

How did Nicholas and Matthew turn the four diamonds from these old rings and earrings into this beautiful ring? Follow their process here: Matthew starts every piece by melting gold, and rolling it out: The four bezel settings for the diamonds are all made individually. The process starts by bending the gold by hand, soldering…

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From studs to stunning drops

white and yellow gold earrings adelaide

From simple diamond studs to a pair of stunning drop earrings: These beautiful earrings were created by Matthew using over 20 individual processes of hand making. Here, we share some photos from the provenance report that we create for every single piece of jewellery we make at PIKE, to show how involved, unique and fascinating…

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The magic behind remodelling at PIKE

ring designs

Mad March in Adelaide!  We are so lucky to live in such an amazing city. It’s a wonderful and vibrant place to live particularly at Festival time when there is so much on offer. I hope you have had an opportunity to experience a show that is uplifting, exciting and entertaining. In my last blog…

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A three stone diamond ring with a difference

jewellery remodel design

This month, we’re sharing a very different diamond ring. It features three larger round diamonds, as well as some tapered baguette diamonds, which can be challenging to design with. Here, we show you all of the steps of Matthew’s hand making process: If you have one piece of jewellery you aren’t wearing, or even a…

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