Our Octopus Ring changed his color

18kt Octopus Ring

Walker Goldsmiths has a wonderful Octopus Ring in our Potlatch Ring Collection. I originally carved the wax, lost wax cast it and made a mold of it for a wedding ring so this latest challenge was a perfect fit. Marisa contacted us through our website telling us that she had […] Read more »

Custom Wedding Rings that reflect your paths in life together

Sterling Silver and Freshwater Mussel Shell Wedding Rings

Walker Goldsmiths were visited by a sweet couple who wanted to have Custom Wedding Rings made that reflect their current paths in life together. Melissa and Ken are graduating with Doctorates in Conservation Biology and are “in love with each other and river mussel shell! Slogging up and down river […] Read more »

Cowgirls love their “Bling” Custom Engagement Rings

White Gold Horseshoe Nail Engagement Ring

A few months ago Taylor came out to see us at Walker Goldsmiths with the desire to get a Custom Engagement Ring for his sweetheart, Ashley. I teased him, “So you’re finally going to grow up? And he said, “Yep, Ashley’s the one”.  We’ve known Taylor for quite a few years […] Read more »

Custom Wedding Band Surfer Ring – Replacement

Wedding ring for Surfer

Brandon got a hold of Walker Goldsmiths singing the blues, “I lost my previous wedding ring two weeks ago while swimming in the Pacific Ocean – I still can’t believe it. My ring was engraved with ocean waves- symbolizing the Oregon Coast where I met my wife.”  I told him […] Read more »

Shanon’s Custom Art Deco Wedding Ring

Custom Art Deco style Wedding Ring with Diamonds

I had been thinking and exploring Art Deco Jewelry designs here at Walker Goldsmiths when Shanon came to visit. She conveniently gave me an opportunity to explore a possibility when she said she wanted to recycle her present wedding ring set. I was excited, even though I had a lot of other work on […] 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 »

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 »

Beautiful Custom Hand Carved Wedding Ring that few will ever see

Walker Goldsmiths had a bit of fun with a Custom Hand Carved Wedding Ring with a secret trick. The customer, Arin, came to us to get a Custom Hand Carved Wedding Band that he knew Owen Walker could make for him.  Arin works for the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Program and […] Read more »