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Re: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Thank you, everyone! I'm very pleased with how it turned out.

by Hudson_Hawk

September 5th, 2014, 2:28 pm

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096
Re: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Feb03Bride|1409877156|3745088 wrote:Oh, wow! So gorgeous!

Did you get a new wedding set? I loved your VC/BN step cut! Although this new set is gorgeous as well! :love:


Oh no, my VC is still on my left hand. This is a RHR that I had Caysie make out of two old pairs of diamond studs and a loose stone I had kicking around.

by Hudson_Hawk

September 5th, 2014, 2:27 pm

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096
Re: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

mom2boys|1409871559|3745031 wrote:The details on your ring are amazing! How will you wear it given that you now have more than one gorgeous ring to wear?! :cheeky:


HA! wear them all at the same time, of course!

by Hudson_Hawk

September 5th, 2014, 2:25 pm

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096
Re: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

One more finished product and hand shot!

by Hudson_Hawk

September 4th, 2014, 11:19 am

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096

by Hudson_Hawk

September 4th, 2014, 11:17 am

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096

by Hudson_Hawk

September 4th, 2014, 10:56 am

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096
Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

For the past several months I've been working with Caysie at CvB Inspired Designs, to re-purpose a few old pairs of earrings and a small RHR. The process was pretty easy, though we did have some communication hiccups along the way. After several iterations and frustrations on both sides, I now have ...

by Hudson_Hawk

September 4th, 2014, 10:54 am

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: Reuse - Recycle My New CvB 5-stone "Stephanie" RHR

Replies: 37

Views: 1096
Re: Anyone ever do a post nup?

Sounds like you have a great relationship that you can talk openly about something like this. It's not easy. If this is a real issue and you want some education and transparency, I would suggest going to speak with a matrimonial attorney (together), and one that specializes in collaborative divorce...

by Hudson_Hawk

August 14th, 2014, 2:01 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Anyone ever do a post nup?

Replies: 20

Views: 609
Re: Ever lose a diamond? Where do you think it is?

I find a pantyhose leg works really well on a vacuum with the attachment the other poster posted. I lost one of the diamond studs my husband gifted me when we were dating. I suspect it's either in the filter trap in my washing machine (can't figure out how to access it), or in the trap of my shower ...

by Hudson_Hawk

June 16th, 2014, 12:13 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Ever lose a diamond? Where do you think it is?

Replies: 50

Views: 860
Re: A $35K ring or a $35K car?

RING! Qualifying my post with my justification. A $35k car isn't just $35k. You have the cost of maintenance and taxes as well over the life of the vehicle. Rings on the other hand aren't taxed after the initial sales tax, only need repairs on occasion, and the only ongoing cost is for insurance. A...

by Hudson_Hawk

June 6th, 2014, 9:16 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: A $35K ring or a $35K car?

Replies: 99

Views: 1507

by Hudson_Hawk

June 6th, 2014, 7:58 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: A $35K ring or a $35K car?

Replies: 99

Views: 1507
Re: Starting to look for an OEC

Erica (Love Affair Diamonds) just picked up a bunch of GORGEOUS stones at JCK. I'd check with her.

by Hudson_Hawk

June 4th, 2014, 1:50 pm

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Starting to look for an OEC

Replies: 34

Views: 882

by Hudson_Hawk

June 4th, 2014, 1:43 pm

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Value of chipped OEC? (pics)

Replies: 29

Views: 868
Re: Costco vs. Sam's Club?

Jokes aside, I would join costco, but there aren't any near us. They're all like an hour away :(

by Hudson_Hawk

June 3rd, 2014, 10:19 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Costco vs. Sam's Club?

Replies: 25

Views: 371
Re: Costco vs. Sam's Club?

We shop at BJs, but typically only before a party. I don't find that buying in bulk reduces our grocery expenditures. ...*giggles at the name of the store* Girl you don't even understand! Seriously, I can't even type the url into a browser on my work computer because I'm afraid of what might happen!

by Hudson_Hawk

June 3rd, 2014, 10:18 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Costco vs. Sam's Club?

Replies: 25

Views: 371
Re: Costco vs. Sam's Club?

We shop at BJs, but typically only before a party. I don't find that buying in bulk reduces our grocery expenditures.

by Hudson_Hawk

June 3rd, 2014, 9:40 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Costco vs. Sam's Club?

Replies: 25

Views: 371
Re: Alternative to Victor Canera?

David Klass and Caysie van Bebber are both in CA.

by Hudson_Hawk

June 2nd, 2014, 11:36 am

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Alternative to Victor Canera?

Replies: 6

Views: 393
Re: 4th Annual Pricescope GTG in Las Vegas!

I didn't take any, but I'm sure others will chime in. Prizes off the top of my head...I got $250 from Dave Atlas to spend at any PS vendor, and so did Hudson Hawk. Athenaworth got the JBEG earrings. I think YT got another $250 (but from someone else, not Dave). Yssie got the AVC earrings. MiraclesR...

by Hudson_Hawk

June 2nd, 2014, 11:28 am
Global announcement: 4th Annual Pricescope GTG in Las Vegas!

Replies: 184

Views: 10243
Re: 4th Annual Pricescope GTG in Las Vegas!

Yep! I scored a gift certificate from David Atlas. It's going towards the five stone band I'm having Caysie van Bebber make. Thank you Andrey, the PS staff and all of the vendors who supported the event. I had a fabulous time and it was so great to finally meet all of you after eight years (omg!) of...

by Hudson_Hawk

June 2nd, 2014, 11:26 am
Global announcement: 4th Annual Pricescope GTG in Las Vegas!

Replies: 184

Views: 10243
Re: What is the hardest thing you've had to endure?

My divorce and the trauma that led up to it. Therapy, pharmaceuticals, and my son got me through it.

by Hudson_Hawk

May 30th, 2014, 5:28 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: What is the hardest thing you've had to endure?

Replies: 55

Views: 1456
Re: Value of chipped OEC? (pics)

If he's "guaranteed" that there isn't a chip and that's not correct per your appraisal then I'd either consider returning it or asking for some money back.

by Hudson_Hawk

May 30th, 2014, 8:23 am

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Value of chipped OEC? (pics)

Replies: 29

Views: 868
Re: Help with mailing a diamond!

Just say it's a gift. Don't say it's jewelry or gems. Though they should only be asking if it contains prohibited things.

by Hudson_Hawk

May 29th, 2014, 3:43 pm

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Help with mailing a diamond!

Replies: 7

Views: 270
Re: Pricescope's New Survey + Chance to Win a Pendant or HCA

Bling101|1401070826|3680047 wrote:Thought I would try to upload some photos, although I have no idea what I'm doing!! :confused: it's so hard to do this diamond the justice it deserves. I will upload more as I take some better ones..


Congratulations! It's gorgeous!!

by Hudson_Hawk

May 29th, 2014, 8:19 am

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Pricescope's New Survey + Chance to Win a Pendant or HCA App

Replies: 78

Views: 4834
Re: Artistic Jewelery Designer

David Klass or Caysie van Bebber?

by Hudson_Hawk

May 28th, 2014, 1:44 pm

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Artistic Jewelery Designer

Replies: 15

Views: 441
Re: Opinions on Setting & Buying from Etsy Store BeautifulPe

Etsy transactions usually go through PayPal, which does have decent protection. If you use a credit card linked to your paypal account then you'll also have your credit card protection in place.

I've never purchased from this vendor,what's the return policy like?

by Hudson_Hawk

May 28th, 2014, 1:43 pm

Forum: RockyTalky

Topic: Opinions on Setting & Buying from Etsy Store BeautifulPetra

Replies: 17

Views: 676
Re: Have you ever been the online bully?

Yes, I have. I learned a lot about myself from the experience and I can tell you that I felt (and still feel) very remorseful and sorry about what I did. It was not a good time in my life and I took out my negativity on someone else and it was very uncalled for. I hope that person knows how very de...

by Hudson_Hawk

May 28th, 2014, 11:18 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Have you ever been the online bully?

Replies: 33

Views: 621
Re: What does your SO think about your appearance?

I guess this is a sequel to the threads about being saitisfied about one's own appearance.... I'll start. You know that saying that no matter how good-looking someone is, there's always someone who is tired of him/her? That pretty much sums up how dh feels about me IMO. He doesn't make me feel attr...

by Hudson_Hawk

May 28th, 2014, 9:26 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: What does your SO think about your appearance?

Replies: 81

Views: 2003
Re: Have you ever been bullied on the internet?

HH, I think that poster has been gone for a couple years now. Ugh, that person harassed a lot of people. I've only had to deal with one person overstepping boundaries online, and they made it very personal and tried to hurt me and my family. We've never allowed that person to intimidate us and neve...

by Hudson_Hawk

May 28th, 2014, 9:07 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Have you ever been bullied on the internet?

Replies: 36

Views: 901
Re: Diamond Solitaire Necklace

Yes, I've seen positive reviews about Dover. Brian Gavin Diamonds has a similar setting, called the "Barbara Bezel" pendant, but it's also pretty common among other vendors. I believe David Klass recently made one as well. I've seen several come up for sale in the Pre-loved forum, so perha...

by Hudson_Hawk

May 28th, 2014, 8:59 am

Forum: Antique and Vintage Jewelry

Topic: Diamond Solitaire Necklace

Replies: 3

Views: 402
Re: Has your favourite vendor raised their prices.....

I feel like I need to provide a different perspective on this situation (not the increase in prices, the other one we're talking about). In December I set out to have my forever setting made for my new asscher. I contacted 8 vendors during this search. And while some were very prompt, pleasant, and ...

by Hudson_Hawk

May 27th, 2014, 1:53 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Has your favourite vendor raised their prices.....

Replies: 120

Views: 2213