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Remembrance Three Stone Ring

jbake

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My beloved grandma passed away last year and I wanted to create a piece of jewelry in honor of her. A three stone has been on my wishlist forever and when I realized her birthdate would translate into beautiful proportions for a three stone I was in love with the idea.

This is probably the most personal piece of jewelry I’ve commissioned and I am so happy with how it turned out. Her birthday was February 9, 1923, so the stones are .20/.90/.23 (2/9/23.)

The center stone is .90ct, VS1, Excellent cut, G color (G for Grandma, haha, her first name also started with a G) It is a CanadaMark H&A stone.

The sides are .20ct & .23ct, G, VS, Stuller precision cut melee. The sides are very slightly off from matching millimeters, but with the center stone dividing them, I don’t see the difference.

The setting is a modified Stuller setting, 123886, 14K rose gold shank with white prongs/setting. The only modifications I asked for were changing the millimeter sizes, 3.8mm sides, 6.2mm center. I’m not sure if Stuller charged a CAD fee. My jeweler did not charge me MSRP, so if they charged for the CAD, she would have built the cost into my total for the setting.

There is an engraving with my grandma’s name and birthday on the inside done by a local hand engraver. We had it laser engraved by Stuller, but my jeweler wasn’t happy with how tiny the original was and they left off the date. So she polished it out and had the engraver she works with do it and it looks so pretty. I’m not sharing the entire engraving, but hope the date will give you an idea of how it turned out.

My grandma was such a very big part of my life. I spent almost every day of my childhood and adolescence at her house with my mom and sisters and we made dinner at her house every night. She’s the one I called in college (a time before smart phones and internet at my apartment) to ask the simplest things, like how long to bake baked potatoes. We loved to spend time together, even if it was just sitting and reading in the same room. She had a quiet, peaceful presence and is the only person I’ve known who literally twiddled her thumbs while patiently waiting for anything. I miss her very, very much.

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Petalouda

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What a special, soulful and beautiful ring. Your dear grandmother sounds like she was one of a kind. Wear in good health and beautiful memories.
 

mrs-b

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Oh @jbake! This is perfect!

What a precious, special and beautiful piece! Can I ask what size your finger is? It's got such great presence on your hand! The bands, too, are perfect for it.

I suspect your grandmother would have loved it and been so honored by this tribute. She sounds like a wonderful lady and a true gift in your life. My condolences on her passing - but - what a lucky girl you are to have had this kind of influence and shelter during life's difficult tines - to say nothing of someone with whom you were able to share life's good times.

I hope your new ring brings you constant, warm memories of her, your time together, and the love you shared.
 

jbake

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Oh @jbake! This is perfect!

What a precious, special and beautiful piece! Can I ask what size your finger is? It's got such great presence on your hand! The bands, too, are perfect for it.

I suspect your grandmother would have loved it and been so honored by this tribute. She sounds like a wonderful lady and a true gift in your life. My condolences on her passing - but - what a lucky girl you are to have had this kind of influence and shelter during life's difficult tines - to say nothing of someone with whom you were able to share life's good times.

I hope your new ring brings you constant, warm memories of her, your time together, and the love you shared.
Thank you, Mrs-B, I was beyond blessed to have my grandma well into adulthood and that she had a special relationship with my children, too.

My ring size is 5.75 on the left and 6 on the right, so this ring is a size 6 so I can wear it on either hand.

I also love that while this ring so deeply reminds me of my grandma, unless I’ve shared the story, no one noticing it would know what it means.
 

yennyfire

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As usual, @mrs-b said it perfectly. A beautiful ring to commemorate a beautiful relationship. I know she’d be honored that she impacted your life so greatly.
 

MissGotRocks

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Beautiful tribute piece to such a warm, loving relationship. She would be honored - I love your new ring!
 

MrsBlue

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Such a thoughtful and beautiful tribute. The proportions are absolutely stunning and suit your hand perfectly.
 

Slick1

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Oh my. That’s beautiful. What a lovely tribute to your beloved grandma. May it being you much pleasure and all of the warm fuzzies each time you wear it.
It is perfectly proportioned on you! Gorgeous!
 

Polabowla

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Stunning rings & what a beautiful moving tribute to your dearest grandmother!
 

Dandi

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What an absolutely gorgeous way to remember your dear grandmother. What a beautiful lady she must have been.
 

lissyflo

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The ring itself is beautiful, but the symbolism you’ve built in and the relationship it represents make it extraordinary. ❤
 

Big Fat Facets

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such a warm and meaningful remembrance of your dear and ever present, most beloved grandmother. its a beautiful tribute to her and her memory. may it bring you comfort and brightness as it accompanies you through life ... a rich love shared is the best salve of all ...

its a beautiful ring
 

pearaffair

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Absolutely stunning ring, and how special and meaningful! I was best friends with my grandmother. I am so sorry for your loss.
Really inspired idea about using the birthdate for the stone sizes.

I would love a side profile view!
 

Alex T

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This is just gorgeous & the sentiment behind it fills my heart. Wear it always with warmth & happiness.
 

missy

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My beloved grandma passed away last year and I wanted to create a piece of jewelry in honor of her. A three stone has been on my wishlist forever and when I realized her birthdate would translate into beautiful proportions for a three stone I was in love with the idea.

This is probably the most personal piece of jewelry I’ve commissioned and I am so happy with how it turned out. Her birthday was February 9, 1923, so the stones are .20/.90/.23 (2/9/23.)

The center stone is .90ct, VS1, Excellent cut, G color (G for Grandma, haha, her first name also started with a G) It is a CanadaMark H&A stone.

The sides are .20ct & .23ct, G, VS, Stuller precision cut melee. The sides are very slightly off from matching millimeters, but with the center stone dividing them, I don’t see the difference.

The setting is a modified Stuller setting, 123886, 14K rose gold shank with white prongs/setting. The only modifications I asked for were changing the millimeter sizes, 3.8mm sides, 6.2mm center. I’m not sure if Stuller charged a CAD fee. My jeweler did not charge me MSRP, so if they charged for the CAD, she would have built the cost into my total for the setting.

There is an engraving with my grandma’s name and birthday on the inside done by a local hand engraver. We had it laser engraved by Stuller, but my jeweler wasn’t happy with how tiny the original was and they left off the date. So she polished it out and had the engraver she works with do it and it looks so pretty. I’m not sharing the entire engraving, but hope the date will give you an idea of how it turned out.

My grandma was such a very big part of my life. I spent almost every day of my childhood and adolescence at her house with my mom and sisters and we made dinner at her house every night. She’s the one I called in college (a time before smart phones and internet at my apartment) to ask the simplest things, like how long to bake baked potatoes. We loved to spend time together, even if it was just sitting and reading in the same room. She had a quiet, peaceful presence and is the only person I’ve known who literally twiddled her thumbs while patiently waiting for anything. I miss her very, very much.

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Stunning ring. Bright and beautiful. And most beautiful is the gorgeous tribute it symbolizes. The love your grandma had for you and you for her. Thank you for sharing this heartwarming and poignant tribute with us @jbake.

I am so sorry for your loss and she lives on in your heart and mind forever and this ring is a most wonderful tribute to the love you both share. (((Hugs))).
 

jbake

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Thank you all so much ❤ Being able to share my joy in this ring and love for my grandma with you all has made this experience even more special.

One fun thing to note is my princess cut engagement ring is 1.22ct, 6.11x6.14mm and the center stone in this ring is .90ct, 6.17x6.19mm. While diamdb shows the square has about 25% more face-up area, the three stone really holds its own in comparison.

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Absolutely stunning ring, and how special and meaningful! I was best friends with my grandmother. I am so sorry for your loss.
Really inspired idea about using the birthdate for the stone sizes.

I would love a side profile view!
Thank you! Grandma’s are such special people ❤
Here’s the side, sorry, the lighting is pretty weak this morning.

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canuk-gal

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HI:

OH SO lovely! You have two beautiful rings on very beautiful hands accompanied by a very beautiful family story. It just doesn't get any better than that.:))

cheers--Sharon
 
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