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Material & Technique:
18ct yellow gold and gemstones:
2 octagone tanzanite
1 emerald cut pink tourmaline
The ring was completely remodelled from customer's own gold.
The old jewellery was melted down, remade into Square wire,
shaped and formed into a ring.
The rest of the gold was then rolled down into sheet
to make the setting for the centre gemstone.
The setting was handmade out of sheet
and the wire prongs soldered onto the setting.
The ring has been finished to a high polished finish.
Material & Technique:
18ct yellow gold and gemstones
The pendant was completely remodelled from customer's own gold.
After melting down the old jewellery, the gold was rolled into sheet
to make the settings for the watermelon tourmaline and rubies.
The bail, attached to the top setting, is set with 3 diamonds,
which is set with the watermelon tourmaline has a shield shape pendant hanging from it.
In the bottom shape the diamonds are flush set and the rubies are set in a rubover setting.
The complete pendant has been finished to a high polish finish.
About Saskia Shutt Designs:
Saskia Shutt has been a goldsmith and jewellery designer for 19 years.
She fuses traditional and contemporary design, to create beautiful and timeless bespoke jewellery.
Most pieces are designed around colourful gemstones, which makes them unique.
The strength in her work is in the elegance and simplicity of the fluid forms
contrasting with the striking colours of the gemstones.
Specialising in personalised commissions, including unique engagement and wedding rings,
as well as the remodelling of old gold jewellery.
Saskia works closely with clients to realise their dream piece.
She sources her precious metals from sustainable precious metal companies,
as well as Fairmined and Fairtrade gold.
Circular design has been one of her strong factors,
by promoting the recycling of her customer’s own unworn and unloved gold jewellery
and blowing a new lease of life into it,
by having the jewellery transformed into a new unique piece of jewellery.