Phil- Thanks for your comments.
A couple of years ago my sweetie Tim had to set a 17.24 ct D
colored, internally flawless diamond that sold for 3 million dollars.
It was simply gorgeous, you can see it on our web site.
When he was done he had to go for a very long walk and drink a whole
bunch of beer.
I once explained to a doctor that what we do, is like him going into
surgery everyday without malpractice insurance. Every time we set a
100,00 dollar stone we risk everything we own and worked for. He
blanched and then said quietly, “Oh, so that’s why you guys charge so
That’s why we charge between 75 and 100 dollars an hour for our
Have fun and make lots of jewelry.