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 »

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 »

Princess Cut Diamond Engagement and Wedding Rings

Princess Cut Diamond Engagement and Wedding Rings

Nicole wanted Walker Goldsmiths to make her a Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring so Walker Goldsmiths went shopping for her and Jake.  Owen found the perfect Princess cut diamond for Nicole.  She wanted it set up high in a crown so Owen found a sturdy 4 prong 14 kt white gold […] Read more »

Red Gold Celtic Loveknot Diamond Engagement Ring

Red Gold Loveknot Diamond Engagement Ring

This Red Gold Celtic Loveknot Diamond Engagement Ring was a joy for Walker Goldsmiths to create.   We were contacted by the bride-to-be’s mother and her fiance’ to make this family heirloom for the bride.  It was to be somewhat of a surprise.  The diamond for this ring is a gift/heirloom from […] Read more »

Handcarved Sterling Silver Eagles with Trade Beads

Nancy's Eagles and Trade Beads

Walker Goldsmiths was called upon to make a custom Handcarved Sterling Silver Eagles with Trade Beads Necklace for a friend of our friend, Monica Decker, at Crazy Wolf Gallery in Ketchikan, AK.  Monica wanted to know if Owen was willing to carve these 1 inch Sterling Eagles for earrings. and […] Read more »

Ellensburg Blue Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

Ellensburg Blue Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

Walker Goldsmiths created this Ellensburg Blue Agate and Sterling Silver Ring for a young man to give to his Sweetheart.  The Agate is a 2.5 ct stone that lent itself well to bezel setting to show off the size and natural patterns in the stone.  Brady said that he “liked the idea […] Read more »

Hummingbird with Cobalt Trade Beads

Hummingbird with Trade Beads

Walker Goldsmiths created this little Sterling Silver Hummingbird with Cobalt Trade Beads as a gift for someone who loves Hummingbirds.  I called it “Summer Memories.”  The Trade Beads used are the famous Russian Blues that have such a colorful and rich history.  The additional beads are faceted Blue Lace Agates, Cobalt […] Read more »