Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — cabochon cut

Introducing the Family Jewelry Collection

Introducing the Family Jewelry Collection

Special occasions call for personalized design.  Jewelry is often a gift given to commemorate significant times in our lives - engagements, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, push presents, and other milestones.     Without needing to go fully bespoke in design, the Family Jewelry Collection is a selection of our most popular jewelry designs showcasing birthstones.  Featuring elegant pendants and modern stacking rings, this collection has something to represent all the meaningful people of your life. All of these designs are able to be tailored to the amount and variety of stones to suit you needs, and forged in the recycled metal of your choice.  Click here...

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Before & After - Four Generations of Opal

Before & After - Four Generations of Opal

Welcome to October, it's really feeling like autumn now!  Opal is the October birthstone and it is wonderful how birthstone jewelry can connect families through the generations.  We were lucky enough to work with a customer recently on a very special heirloom redesign.  Using a vintage opal cocktail ring gifted from her grandmother, our customer wanted to create a delicate necklace for her mother utilizing her baby daughter's birthstone.  Rebecca removed one of the opals from the original ring and reset the stone in a bezel setting on a recycled gold-filled chain, creating a delicate and asymmetrical necklace inspired by...

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Agate - Stone of the Month

Wow! It's been a busy year becoming a new mom and keeping up with customers. I'm excited to pick up the blog where we left off...The alternative birthstone for the month of October is agate, a member of the quartz family. Agate is a variety of the chalcedony quartz, which forms in concentric layers in a wide variety of colors, textures and patterns. Because of that vast variety in colors and patterns, many agates have their own specific trade names such as carnelian or sardonyx, as with in our Large Suspended Lightyear Pendant. Agate forms by filling a cavity in...

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Jasper - Stone of the Month

An alternative birthstone for March is Jasper, a gemstone known for its many colors and its beautiful and unique patterns. Jasper is often thought to be part of the chalcedony class of gemstones. However, it can contain up to 20% foreign material, which results in the beautiful patterns. This makes Jasper considered a group of its own. The Jasper is a 6.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness, which makes it a fairly hard gemstone.  The Jasper rarely comes in one uniform color. Most of the time these gemstones have streaks or spots of other colors, which results in many names for the...

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