The jewelry created at Different Facets is designed by Ruth Morlocke, designer, goldsmith. Ruth's reserve collection in the eight cases at her store encompass many design styles. There are the soft, sweeping wave and sand looks of her Ocean Memories … show more
If you wish to have something designed for you, then you will meet directly with the artist - not a salesperson. You will be guided through a process of determining what style and meaning you want in your piece. . . perhaps some quick sketches of your ideas. The artist wants this to be a piece you wear all the time, that makes you happy and feels good to wear - this is what artists live for.
The next step is for Ruth to carve a wax model of the design agreed upon. Using the Lost Wax Casting method, the wax mold will become the gold casting. Essentially, what you see in the wax is exactly what you piece of jewelry will look like, only cleaned up and finished on the surface, as only gold can look. No surprises as often happens when you approve only a drawing. If the model is approved, the sprueing, casting, finish work and stone setting are all done by the artist and her husband, your piece and stones are not jobbed out to other people or sent other places. The pieces are not reproduced in lesser metals and sold at cheaper prices. There are no sale mark downs. The work is priced fairly and right (not marked up, and then down again) No one will be wearing a piece purchased at a lesser sale price. Pieces can be one of a kind on request. Reserve collection are limited editions and are usually changed significantly if ever reproduced, because the artist has a hard time doing the same thing twice.
You don't have to search for the right piece, you can be part of designing significant jewelry that represents you. Fine diamonds and fancy...