Blue Russian Trade Beads and Dentalium Shell are a Classic Combination

Russian Blue Trade Beads with Dentalium Shell in 20 inch necklace with earrings

                      Both Owen and I at Walker Goldsmiths are nuts about Trade Beads. We’ve been collecting, learning, trading and creating jewelry with trade beads for over 40 yrs. We’ve seriously focused on faceted Cobalt Blue Russians because we love the […] Read more »

Custom Earrings from Recycled Jewelry at Walker Goldsmiths

photo of Karen's recycled jewelry earrings

My Friend, Karen, had some family jewelry that was precious to her so we made some custom earrings from recycled jewelry at Walker Goldsmiths Studio. Check out the photo and see the beautiful white gold fleur d’lis shapes each with 3 melee diamonds.  These were originally the little attachments on […] Read more »

Custom Jewelry as Art

Owen and Janet Walker, jewelry artists since 1972, work with all precious stones and metals. Owen is a Master Goldsmith and Hand Engraver working in all kinds of jewelry styles and techniques. Janet is a Graphic Designer, Wax Carver, Goldsmith, Trade Bead Collector and jewelry creator. Owen and Janet Walker […] Read more »