Saturday, January 17, 2009

engagement rings

I had never made an engagement ring before, but when my friend came to me with the request of one with a raw diamond, i jumped on it. this one is palladium with a 3ct raw diamond set in it, and diamonds flush set around the sides. the other is palladium with a garnet i cut myself. it was fun to search through ebay to find the "perfect" raw diamond. they come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and brilliancy. this one was neat because it came to a point on either side; with 8 less-defined facets. i liked that it was slightly shimmery: