A Special Edition of Our Before & After SPotlight Series
In this Before & After Series spotlights, we’re showcasing our top 5 most breathtaking jewelry and watch transformations of 2023. Admire some of the best transformations our Master Craftsmen have done that captivated us all!
2023: A Year in Review – Celebrating Our Most Spectacular Transformations
As we bid farewell to an astounding year of remarkable repair transformations, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has journeyed with us, avidly following each feature throughout 2023.
This year marks a significant milestone, with a total of 156 captivating highlights in our ‘Before & After’ blog series. Our journey began with sharing these stunning transformations on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. The inception of this blog was a pivotal moment, as we curated our most impressive repairs in our inaugural post.
Now, with countless awe-inspiring repair stories behind us, it’s time to spotlight the crème de la crème of 2023 – showcasing the most extraordinary jewelry and watch transformations that defined our year. Join us as we celebrate these masterpieces and the stories behind them!
#5 – A Cascade of Subtle Necklace Transformations
#4 – A Vintage Square Bulova Watch Dial Restoration
This standout watch repair showcases a visually striking dial refinishing. We’re excited to highlight the meticulous restoration of a Vintage Square Bulova dial, masterfully executed by Kirk Rich Dial Co. The transformation offers a stunning before-and-after comparison, beautifully illustrating the artistry involved in the process.
Read more: Before & After #150
#3 – Restoring An Engagement And Wedding Ring Set
Our next featured repair is a white gold diamond ring set that presented a unique challenge. Originally soldered together, the rings needed to be carefully separated for accurate resizing. Thanks to the skillful craftsmanship of our Master Jewelers, the final result was seamless, leaving no trace of the alteration in the finished piece.
Read more: Before & After #143
#2 – Restoring the Brilliance of this Symbol of Love
We had the privilege of repairing a cherished charm pendant containing the ashes of the owner’s father, stored in a small compartment at the back. Honoring his memory, the owner requested a replacement gemstone with an Aquamarine, his birthstone, adding a deeply personal touch to the piece.
Read more: Before & After #145
#1 – Complete Vintage Cartier Watch Restoration
This special restoration, a collaboration with Kirk Rich Dial Co., showcases the visually stunning refurbishment of a Vintage Cartier Watch, returning it to its pristine condition. Documenting the entire process of movement restoration and dial refinishing, this project exemplifies the exceptional artistry and attention to detail that define our restorations.
Read more: Before & After #154
That’s All Folks!
Thank you for joining us in revisiting the Top 5 highlights from our 2023 Before and After Series! Stay tuned, as we’re excited to unveil many more spectacular transformations in the near future.
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