Trade Beads with Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw with Trade Beads

Trade Beads with Scrimshaw by Walker Goldsmiths is dear to my Scrimshaw loving heart.  Many years ago when we were first starting in this jewelry business I would create Scrimshaw pieces on Ivory that Owen would set in silver or gold. The best material to scrim on is fossil mastodon […] Read more »

Crazy ’bout them Reds Trade Bead Necklace

Crazy 'bout them Reds - Trade Beads

  Crazy ’bout them Reds – Trade Bead Necklace by Janet Walker at Walker Goldsmiths is a show stopper.  I’ve been making this stunner for a couple of years now and it never fails to please.  Something about those Reds, alright!  Guaranteed to cheer up anyone, especially welcome on a cloudy day, […] Read more »

Two Paths Custom 14kt White Gold Ring

  Donna saw the Two Paths Ring here on our website and got in contact with us at Walker Goldsmiths to make one similar for her.  She had been looking at it for sometime and finally decided to just do it for herself.  Always a good decision for us girls! […] Read more »

Custom Surfer Story Ring with a Doberman

Custom Surf Ring with Doberman Pup

This Custom Surfer Ring with a Doberman by Walker Goldsmiths is a personalized variation of our Surfer Rings.  We are having a lot of fun designing Surfer Rings and meeting people who love the sea and being on and around it.  That’s basically us!  Owen and I don’t surf but many […] Read more »

Custom Pounamu Wedding Ring

David's Pounamu

When Leslie got in contact with us at Walker Goldsmiths to create a Custom Pounamu Wedding Ring for her fiance’ we were excited to create something different than we usually get to make. Leslie told us, “I knew from the beginning that I wanted a very special ring for David […] Read more »

Rainy Day Blues Trade Beads

Rainy Day Blues Trade Beads

Rainy Day Blues Trade Bead Necklace and Earring Set by Walker Goldsmiths is always  fun to wear.  These shades of blue Trade Beads are bright and sparkly. They are always attractive, kind of Bohemian yet historical and semi formal.  Their history is fascinating.  The center focus bead is an 1800’s […] Read more »

Grandmother’s Diamond Solitaire Saved by Recycling

Leigh Ann's Solitaire

Grandmother’s Diamond Solitaire Ring was the result of Walker Goldsmiths working with Leigh Ann who wanted to recreate a family heirloom.  Leigh Ann sent us her grandmother’s 14kt white gold filigree ring to see if we could fix it and replace the diamond.  Sadly we had to tell her that it was so […] Read more »

Trade Beads …Salish Sea with White Caps

Trade Beads ...Salish Sea with White Caps

  Trade Beads …Salish Sea with White Caps, Necklace and Earrings set was a joy to make here at Walker Goldsmiths.  Creating this trade bead necklace design had me remembering my childhood chasing around in little speedboats on the Salish Sea. I grew up on the Tulalip Reservation in Port […] Read more »

A Mariner’s Ring for a Diver

Armando in "Full Gear"

  Angie came to Walker Goldsmiths wanting to repair her Wedding Ring, but most importantly she wanted to surprise her fisherman husband with a remarkable compass design Mariner’s Ring as an Anniversary Gift.  We really love these kids so it was exceptional fun to do this.  It was all to be […] Read more »

Aleut Sunset Trade Bead Necklace

Aleut Sunset Trade Bead Necklace

                                      This Aleut Sunset Trade Bead Necklace by Walker Goldsmiths is a beautiful collection of trade beads reminiscent of a late summer sunset in the Aleutian Islands.  The Aleutians are amazing islands located […] Read more »