The platinum mountain-inspired engagement ring features a central 0.96ct diamond with four custom cut baguette diamonds on the sides. The sculpting on the flanks was from a very specific design from the client, which took a bit of development to make feasible. Reducing designs to this scale is tricky, as everything has to be sturdy, but stay dainty.

Richard likes the idea of trying to completely remove any angles from the metalwork of a ring. If it’s deliberate then fine, but he thinks angles need reasons. The surf rings really run with that. Two tidal waves crash together with gems set into lots of curls in the water. The pair of rings both have a flowing river/surf design incorporated.

Fractals are infinitely complex, whereas obviously there is a limit to the amount of detail that can be included, but the twinkle of the diamonds does some of the work. There are so many curves layered on top of each other here and Richard had to go through lots of sketches to get the flow right. There’s a central half carat white diamond flanked by two smaller blue diamonds, a great choice for someone with blue eyes.

The star engagement ring design was done for one of our very good friends, and we think it’s completely awesome. She has requested that it isn’t replicated set with the same gorgeous hot pink synthetic sapphire, but it is available to buy with other coloured stones on our Etsy page. We also designed a simple red gold wedding band to fit around the ring.

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