Amber is Not Only Beautiful

TB522 Amber, Jet, Copal and Egyptian Prayer Beads

Walker Goldsmiths have always been crazy about Amber.  Amber is not only beautiful, but basically it is so wonderful to the touch, fantastic to work with, never boring because every piece is totally different from another, plus steeped in history. We love working with it in all the various aspects of […] Read more »

Horseshoe Nail Wedding Ring Set with a Difference

Horseshoe Nail Wedding Ring Set

Andrew contacted Walker Goldsmiths with, “I am interested in a Horseshoe Nail Wedding and Engagement Ring Set (similar to others you’ve made) where the tail of the nail doesn’t connect and stays at a point.”  To be honest, I tried to dissuade him, but he was determined to get what his Sweetheart […] Read more »

Opal and Diamonds Engagement and Wedding Rings with a NW Mountain Range Wedding Band

Opal and diamonds Engagement and Wedding Rings with a NW Mountain Range Wedding Band

Nate came to see Walker Goldsmiths with the request of making a beautiful Engagement Ring for his sweetheart who is a busy, busy nurse.  He knew “kind of” what he wanted for her, and most importantly, what she wanted. It was definitely an Opal.  My reticence to make an Opal […] Read more »

Custom Anniversary Love Story Rings Represent a Transformation

NW Coast Love Affair in Sterling Anniversary Story Rings

The sweetest couple contacted us at Walker Goldsmiths to create new Wedding Rings for them.  As we talked we found out that Chrissy and Mario were really looking for Story Rings to celebrate their 10th Anniversary. Chrissy had lost her Wedding Ring and since they were celebrating their 10th Anniversary […] Read more »

A Stunning Custom Story Ring

Walker Goldsmiths was very excited to be a part of creating this Stunning Custom 18 kt Yellow Gold Ocean Blue Sapphire Story Ring.  This Story Ring has 1.5 ct. Brilliant Ocean Deep Blue  Sapphire, .10 cts of melee diamonds for “bubbles” all set in 18kt Yellow Gold. We’ve known and […] Read more »

Mother’s Custom Memorial Red Gold Rose Ring

Red Gold Mother's Ring with diamonds

A Leafy design was what one of my best girlfriends wanted from Walker Goldsmiths for her Custom Memorial Red Gold Mother’s Ring. We said, “Of course, we’d love to do it!” Ane’s mother’s original ring that she inherited was literally falling apart and her two daughters wanted to do something […] Read more »

Janet Walker, Biography – “It’s just what I do”

Putting wax Earrings on a Sprue base to be lost wax cast in Sterling

I’ve always known that I was an Artist even from my earliest self awareness. Drawing, painting, and making things were always the most personally satisfying adventures. I was encouraged at a very young age by my Grandparents and felt their love in their encouragement. Maybe that’s why I’ve always gravitated […] Read more »

A Custom Classic Menorah made from Recycled Family Gold

14kt Gold Hanukkiyah with Sapphires

One of the big perks in being Walker Goldsmiths is being able to serve the folks that come to us with their jewelry desires.  This Custom Classic Menorah Coat Pin made from Recycled Family Gold was a big treat.  Dave wanted it to be a surprise for his sweetheart wife, […] Read more »

More about Alloys

Sterling and red gold Bear bracelet

Now that Walker Goldsmiths has explored Sterling Silver let us explore a rather more complex set of Alloys, those referred to as “karat gold”. Just like sterling we have the stamping laws to contend with. The law was designed to appeal to the vanity of artists so that if you […] Read more »