Nearly 5 troy ounces sterling silver belt buckle highlighted with a barbed wire motif. This buckle shall be shown at the Western Design Conference in Jackson Wyoming this coming September 8th. The buckle is hand made in sterling silver on a hand tooled 2" wide leather belt. A perfect pairing indeed.
Custom Jewelry Designs Portfolio by John Glossa, Gemologist
This pendant was fabricated from sterling silver metal with a Montana sapphire bezel set and highlighted in 14 karat yellow. Pendant is suspended on a sterling silver chain.
The bracelet is made of sterling silver with a centered 14 karat yellow gold "Celtic-style" cross. The finish on the bracelet is slightly distressed to compliment the rustic-cast yellow gold cross.
Many an elk ivory has been mounted as testament to a hunters trophy: but this is my version. The color of the end of the ivory is visible as it moves side to side-two sided matching ivory.
Ennis, Montana! The Madison river gently flows through the valley and right through Ennis, Montana. Each summer a wonderful art show is held in town. Don't miss it-it's a one day event. Much talent assembles under the shade of a park like setting of the Madison Valley Bank-Thanks for venue use. Over the years I have met many A+ artists at the Madison Valley Arts Festival +http://ennisarts.org,
Bold sterling silver bracelet. Each link and clasp are hand fabricated.
Lighter weight than the typical western style bolo tie-casual fashion.
Tools of Tradition. The center piece is a stylized arrow point cut from Wyoming black jade. Primarily fabricated in sterling silver with touches of 14 karat yellow gold. Set below the jade is a fine red ruby. The necklace is linked with braided leather transitioning to silver chain
Art deco style 14 Karat gold bracelet set with a 0.48 carat fine Yogo Sapphire-super blue!
Gentleman's Barbed Wire Ring. Hand fabricated in 18 karat rose gold and white gold. This ring was hand fabricated with heavy gold stock adding to its bold overall design. This ring is bezel set with two of the finest diamonds available: VVs clarity (almost flawless); E-F color (pure white) with superior cutting and finished polish, giving these stones extraordinary Brilliance . The total Diamond
Barbed Wire Wedding Bands. His & Hers matching wedding rings, set with diamonds. This 14 karat yellow / white gold Gent's ring is bezel set with two 1/2 carat diamonds and is made with heavy gauge 2.5 millimeter square gold stock. The inside of the ring is beveled and the area between the fingers is tapered to give a smooth comfortable fit. The Base price to fabricate this ring $3,400.00
Typically these barbed wire rings are fabricated a bit on the stout side. Mini Barbed wire rings is a series of petite sized style of rings for casual wear. Images are individual 14 karat gold mini rings; and with a normal size gents ring in silver for size comparison.
The artist's description and the lore of how this award-winning bracelet came to be. This was presented to the judging panel before the 4-day show opened to the public.
Celestial art. A bold statement piece nearly 2.5 inches in length. This sterling silver crescent moon pendant represents empowerment, symbolizing guidance and direction for the spirit. Weighing nearly an ounce of sterling silver the pendant is highlighted with a companion natural zircon "star". The pendant is suspended on an 18 inch sterling silver chain. Just before sunrise and a few days before
Far north during the summer months the sun hovers above the horizon nearly 24 hours a day. The light dances with the crystal white snowflakes and creates shadows of sparkling rich blue hues. This pendant is fabricated in sterling silver with splashes of 14 karat yellow gold. In this pendant a 0.15 carat yellow diamond bezel set in yellow gold floats above glistening blue drusy quartz.
Art Deco meets Traditional Western bolo tie. Fabricated in 18 Karat yellow gold with touches of palladium, this work of art weighs nearly one ounce. The center piece of this necklace is a vivid, fine blue-violet tanzanite weighing almost 3.0 carats. This gem is a custom cut stone presenting wonderful brilliance. Bezel set below the tanzanite are three well-matched nearly perfect, round brilliant
Star sapphire bracelet with a total gem weight of 2.18 carats. This piece has been created out of sterling silver with accents of 14 karat yellow gold. The design incorporates a combination of precious metals and braided leather to create a fabulous cuff style bracelet. This is a fashion that I had pondered for quite awhile, and thanks to Mr. Cole B. and his requests help bring this to life. I
Sterling silver bracelet with 14 karat yellow gold highlights. Centered on the bracelet set in 14K gold bezels are three well matched Lapis Lazuli stones. Commonly referred to as simply Lapis, the rich deep-blue color is unmistakable. Prized since antiquity for its deep color. In fact the art-painters of long ago used finely ground lapis as a pigment for paints. Always an eye-catcher.
Celestial Art in 14 karat Rose Gold. This was my 2017 entry to Jackson Hole Western Design Conference. Harvest Moon -Rejoice -Relax The toil of Summers effort is at an end a bounty from the field & vine comes the prize. Witness the crisp morning air and days of softer sunlight. Colors have turned to a gentler palette with a luster of pleasant earth tones. Savor the moment The
Barbed Wire Ring. Stylized Barbed wire in 14 or 18 karat gold. A very straightforward design with the center of attention being a bold barbed wire motif. Perfect for everyday wearing.
Trinity in sterling silver set with a center piece of quality turquoise and a garnet accent. This was a large piece overall, but the open design style made it a nicely balanced. I will say it drew attention at the auction and was well received. Since creating this work of art I have created more of various sizes. The design truly gathers recognition.
Sterling silver bracelet with deep blue Yogo sapphire set in a yellow gold bezel.
Feather earrings fabricated in sterling silver. A gift to one of my favorite friends at WDC in Jackson Hole.
Natural Red tourmaline crystal set in sterling silver flower pendant. Pendant also set with 3 "electric blue" tourmaline stones.
Sterling silver and a bit of 14 karat gold pendant set with matching elk ivory. Pendant includes a dangle aquamarine.
Hand fabricated sterling silver feather earrings. A gift to my friend, Charlene in Jacksonville Florida !!
Sterling silver with splash of gold. This pendant is set with a hand carved rock crystal quartz "claw". Bezel set in this piece is a Yogo sapphire and the reverse side exhibits a yellow diamond.
Sterling silver pendant set with Montana sapphires. ....and more "fishing tails" in sterling silver with sapphire bait
This work of art required endless hours to complete and was my entry to the 2016 Western Design Conference. "UNTAMED" Necklace --- Sterling Silver with individually hand cut Rock Crystal Quartz Claws UntamedWhen you stand next to a bear your heart shall be tested. Mine was indeed.It was that memory that has inspired this design. In many cultures, the bear is a