I specialize in creating custom jewelry designs and transforming family heirlooms into new pieces using responsibly-sourced materials and a fusion of traditional techniques and modern tools.
I know how daunting it can be to look at all the design options out there. I'm here to be your guide through the process, as we consider everything from the symbolic significance of the design and materials, to the unique aesthetic qualities of the piece, to the options for staying within your budget.
My approach to custom design revolves around clear, professional communication, transparency and honest advice about techniques and materials, and an effort to make the design process fun and inspiring for everyone involved!
We had so many ideas and questions, all of which she took into consideration when crafting what became my wedding band... I am in love with the ring and am so happy to wear it every day... Savannah is a pleasure to work with. She's an excellent communicator, amazing at her craft, and we could not have found a more perfect person to create such a gorgeous symbol of our lifetime commitment to one another.Vanessa W.
Working with Savannah was a dream. Her ability to help shape and extend the vision I had for my necklace stands as proof of her deeply creative, collaborative sensibilities. Savannah's pricing is fair, her turnaround time is terrific and her commitment to sourcing quality, eco-friendly materials are all evidence of the values-driven approach she takes to her craft...I'm already planning my next piece!Lee Anna S.
A pile of old family jewelry brought in by a client, containing a mix of diamonds, colored gems, and different karats and colors of gold. There was quite a bit of value there but nothing that suited my client's taste. We removed all the gems and refined the gold and began to re-design and transform! Find out more about the refining process here.
One of two new pieces created from the lot of old jewels. We used the sapphires and diamonds from her grandmother's jewelry but added some yummy rose gold to the mix to create a modern crescent necklace designed specifically to suit my client's style. And the best part is we still have lots of gems to play with for future designs!
HOW IT WORKS:
Let's get acquainted...
Fill out the custom design inquiry form below to set up your free design consultation. The consultation can happen via phone, Skype, Zoom, or Facetime. We will cover your timeline for the project, your budget or desired price range, your general design concept (it's ok if you have no idea what direction you want to go in - I'm here to help!), and an overview of the custom design process and terms. If it feels like a good match then we move on to the fun part!
After you complete a preliminary design questionnaire, I will send you some sample photos to help narrow down what styles you are most drawn to. In this stage we will determine your preferred aesthetic style, metal, stone type and shape, setting style, finish, and determine any additional embellishments & textures, if desired.
Using this information, I will create rough sketches of several different design options for you to review. You can pick your top 1-2 favorites to refine further.
Pricing & Design Approval
You will receive an email proposal with price quotes for your top 1-2 design choices. A range of estimates will be given for different metal and gem options, if those are not yet decided.
After you make your final design choice you will receive a Design Approval Form with a final design rendering along with price and detailed description. Once you approve the design, your project is ready to move to production!
*Professional color renderings are available as a keepsake souvenir upon request. (Subject to additional charge)*
Production & Delivery
Upon approval of your final design choice and payment of a 50% deposit, production begins!
You sit back and relax while I work my magic! I will notify you when your piece is ready then ship it to you once the remaining balance is paid. And so begins your journey with your new treasure, designed and created especially for you!
*Production time is 6 weeks in most cases, but expedited production and shipping is available for an additional fee.*