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Upcycling Sentimental Stones

Upcycling Sentimental Stones

 

In my time at Todd Reed I’ve seen quite a few custom designs come out of the shop. Recently, I was lucky enough to be a part of a custom design. Using my mom and grandmothers diamonds I had a ring made, I also had my mom’s engagement ring reset for her.

Todd Reed upcycled ring production

The ring I had made for myself used diamonds from my mom and both of my grandmothers. The diamonds were given to me at high school graduation and got set into a pendant that I rarely wore.

My mom hasn’t worn her engagement ring in years because it didn’t stack with her band. She and my dad picked the diamond out over 36 years ago – it’s a pretty stone, but the setting was very dated.
Todd Reed upcycled ring production

One of our talented jewelers, Claire made both rings and we are so happy with how they turned out!

I now have a delicate ring with my sentimental diamonds that I’ve been wearing daily – a much better alternative to keeping them in a dusty jewelry box.

My mom can now stack her rings and plans to wear her engagement ring more often.