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From the bench: solitaire princess cut engagement ring

Making a classic PIKE style 4 claw solitaire ring with princess cut diamond. Starting with a square section of 18 ct white gold, a piece is cut off to the desired length to manufacture the claw setting. The major advantages to making the setting from a solid block of gold, is there are no obvious…

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Using hand engraving to add depth to design

cuff links design

We use hand engraving at PIKE to add depth to our designs. We are very lucky to have an amazing hand engraver in Adelaide who helps Nicholas’ designs come to life. Here are a few examples of some PIKE designs that feature hand engraving: Come and see Nicholas to see what’s possible in hand engraving.…

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A family necklace

coloured stone necklace adelaide

In a recent blog, I mentioned a necklace we have been commissioned to make which has been a real milestone for us. It is now completed. It is a very beautiful forty-seven gemstone necklace: The journey of this piece began in March 2016. The first design option which the customer requested was a V-shaped collar…

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Classic three stone ring

sapphire claw set diamonds

One of our most popular requests for design and making stories from our customers is the three stone ring: a classic favourite. While we specialise in remodelling commissions at PIKE, we also make beautiful rings using brand new stones, all of which we can supply to suit your needs.¬†This commission story is all about our…

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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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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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Clean Lines

ring modern design

  There are some customers who come to PIKE with a very clear inspiration for the jewellery they would like us to make them. In the case of this beautiful ring, it was the stunning wall of a home. After showing Nicholas the wall and having a relaxed conversation discussing all of the elements they…

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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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