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With all the uncertainty around us there remains one certainty: The current situation will pass.

There will be bad and there will be good things come out of it. Let us concentrate on some of the good stuff.

Like LOVE and what spirited actions it can lead to. Like deciding what is important in life, and like thinking about proposing to your sweetheart…

A great starting point is obviously having a unique ring custom made. It truly shows commitment from your side. Your partner will value the fact that her engagement ring is a bespoke piece of jewellery.

And then of course the location and all the finer details matter too:

Get inspired by some of these amazing proposals from our customers:

Sam rowed his bride-to-be across Lake Wanaka to propose on Ruby island with a bespoke Ruby ring

Saul proposed in his native Cumbria’s Castlerigg Stone Circle at sunrise with a unique NZ ring commissioned from Central Otago gold. He was awarded NZ MOST ROMANTIC Proposal WINNER by NZ Bride & Groom magazine

Dwayne originally proposed to Nadia with a shell ring he found on a beach during their travels around Australia. Nadia was later involved in the design of………

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Hey Nature Lovers

We have added a new slider of our popular NATURE design range to the website


A selection of previously created custom pieces.

Inspired by New Zealand’s amazing natural environment:

  • we can re-create your favorite scenery
  • as a ring, earrings, brooch or pendant
  • incorporating locally found Natural Gold

available by custom order

In the meantime…engaged!!

We are still catching up after a very busy engagement and wedding season. It’s been great. Here’s a ring I’ve recently finished after a young man approached me with the wish to have a ring made from local gold. I’ve even incorporated a little of his own alluvial gold that he found into the rosegold band. Congratulations to the now newly engaged couple!

Navette Diamond Ring
3 stone Navette & Brilliant Diamond ring
Completely handmade from local gold


Great fun making this ring of the stunning Remarkables Mountain Range for a local nature lover! This is Queenstown’s view every visitor and local will remember forever…

Handmade in solid 18k gold with carved recessed mountain panorama

Hand-Making an Engagement Ring from Alluvial Gold

From the miners gold to a finished ring on your finger…

Ever wondered what goes into hand-making an engagement ring?

Here’s 2 videos showing a very condensed insight into the traditional craft of a goldsmith.

Ruby wedding COMMISSION

Ruby weddings….

Ruby and Diamnod ring

Beautiful Rubies & pillar set Diamonds

It was a delight to create this ring from local alluvial gold.

A modern classic!



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