Project: 14k gold and diamond "ROSS" pendant
Date: December 2022
Overview: 14k white and yellow gold and diamond pendant and chain.
Letters and lighting bolts: 14k yellow gold
Bar: 14k white gold
Chain: 14k yellow gold
Eight 1.1mm round brilliant cut natural diamonds (F/G in color Vs clarity) totaling .05ct total weight
Each diamond is surface set using a single shared prong design.
The letters and lighting bolts were oven cast using a lost wax process. The white gold bar was hand fabricated for added durability.
Assembly was completed using laser welding and hand soldering techniques.
Design and Manufacturing:
The design was created in CAD (computer aided design) using Matrix Gold. Matrix is a parametric based program specifically used for jewelry. A 3D resin model was printed, and from that a mold was created for casting using a "lost wax process", named for the fact that the resin model in burned away to create the mold. This is a one-off piece that will never be recreated except by client request.
Tom Voelker - Designer / wax models / photographer
Jessica - Casting and metals
Matt - Stone setting and detailing