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Tea Pot

Sterling silver teapot
Sterling Silver hand forged teapot with mahogany handle.

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14k gold pendent rabies tag
14k recycled gold,grandmas earring and Dudley's rabies tag

Citrine ring

14k yellow gold citrine ring

Sunflower

18k yellow gold emerald earrings
18k yellow gold and emerald earrings

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About Lauren

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I was born the middle child of 3 on a rainy July day in Detroit Michigan. My mother was kindergarten teacher and my father and architect, they always encouraged us to look and listen to art. Once it was discovered I was a dyslectic and not a lazy student my parent bribed me with art classes for good grades. My first day of high school I came home and announced I was going to be a jeweler, after just one jewelry class. I have never looked back. I have done traditional apprenticeships, received my BFA... more

Design time

I love recycling clients old jewelry into new and designing with them.
Here are someof my most recent projects

  • Lion Heart

    18kyellow gold coin pendent
    18k yellow gold, diamond and ancient roman silver coin pendent
  • Memory

    14k rose gold and created sapphire
    14k recycled rose gold and created sapphire. Made from aunts necklaces saving the leaves and deisigned branches and rose on other side in memory.
  • Gardener

    14k white gold engagement ring
    14k palladium white gold and green sapphire engagement ring
  • Engaged

    14k white gold engagement ring
    14k white gold engagement ring made with grandmothers diamonds
  • Dad's treasure #3

    Sterling silver bracelet malachite
    Sterling silver Malachite bracelet. Dads hidden treasure of silver turned into lasting memories
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    Sterling silver multi stone braclet
    Sterling silver malachite, coral, ammonite, onyx, amethyst and lapis curved bracelet Dads hidden treasure

Always changing

Learning from those around me listing to what others want.

  • Wedding ring casting

    We used old family jewelry to make new wedding rings
  • David and Thea

    14k yellow gold and Damascus steel square wedding band and her wedding band, both made of recycled gold from family rings
  • old is new

    14k palladium white gold Engagement ring base on a vintage style ring
  • Love knot

    14k white gold and garnet ring
  • Stewart

    14k yellow gold and rose cut sapphires
  • Denise

    14k rose gold hand made chain with collected objects
  • Bold Damascus

    14k yellow gold and Damascus steel and brown rose cut diamond
  • Damascus steel

    14k yellow gold and Damascus steel band
  • Sling Shot

    18k yellow gold and coral necklace on hand made chain
  • Winter greening

    14k yellow, white, rose gold mokume grain with yellow and green sapphires.

New Heirlooms

wedding bands and engagement ring made just for you with your recycled materials.

  • Lovers Eye

    Recycled 18k yellow gold, antique seed pearls and tourmaline with hand painter porcelain by Mark Adams
  • S & D

    Recycled 14k yellow gold wedding band - his Recycled 14k palladium white gold and diamond band.
  • Cara

    Recycled 18k yellow gold diamond ring. Center diamond is a natural grey diamond flanked by two uncut alluvial diamonds
  • Justin

    Recycled 14k palladium white gold band with diamonds and emerald set in 18k yellow gold
  • Greg

    Recycled 18k yellow gold diamond and ruby band
  • Ski Slope

    Recycled 14k palladium white gold and black diamonds - his Recycled 14k palladium white gold diamond engagement ring and sapphire wedding band - hers
  • R & P

    Recycled 14k yellow gold wedding bands with uncut diamonds
  • M & J

    Recycled 14k palladium white gold wedding bands with uncut diamond.
  • Light my fire - back

    14k yellow gold wedding band with inlayed Lapis and flint - His 14k palladium white gold and sterling silver Mokue and lighter striker with Lapis inlay. These to twos can be struck against each other to create a spark.
  • Light my fire - top

    Recycled 14k yellow gold wedding band with inlayed Lapis and flint - His Recycled 14k palladium white gold and sterling silver Mokue and lighter striker with Lapis inlay. These to twos can be struck against each other to create a spark.

Busy Work

This is the work I have made during this pandemic. I love my clients that gave me projects to keep me busy and staying positive. Going back to my roots when unable to get supplies making everything be hand, recycling old jewelry into new pieces.

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    Sterling Silver Traveling Menorah
    Sterling Silver Traveling Menorah to be filled with lamp oil 6 inches x 1 1/2 inches x 3/4 inch
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    Sterling Silver Traveling Menorah
    Sterling Silver Traveling Menorah
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    Sterling Silver Tooth Brush Holder
    Sterling Silver Tooth Brush Holder
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    Purse earrings
    Purse earrings 14k palladium, sapphire and diamond. During a pandemic you leave your house with your mask and purse, but forget to put earrings on, this is a problem for a jeweler the answer is make yourself a pair of earring to keep in the purse.
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    Charlotte
    Charlotte: 14k recycled yellow gold and silver floating ring. This ring make the large Eilat stone on one side and the diamond, turquoise and chrysoprase on the other side look like they float between your fingers. All the stone a recycled from family jewelry.
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    Greek Key
    Greek Key 14k yellow gold recycled from family jewelry
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    Janet
    Janet: Recycles sterling silver jewelry and stones. Made into a 34 inch long chain with amethyst, quartz, garnet and aquamarine.

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