Rachel's Profile

About

I completed my metalsmithing apprenticeship in Nepal so all my jewelry is handmade from scratch with no premade parts, just muscles and hard work! I love every minute of what I do, from walking through the crazy streets of Kathmandu to go and buy my silver and find unique and rare gemstones to working by candlelight when the electricity goes. Everything is made entirely by me, melting the silver, flattening it into sheets and shaping it to form a bezel, dragging it though a drawplate to make wire, hammering and sawing it to the right shape, filing and polishing it to perfection.

My style varies quite a lot, I enjoy making really extravagant filigree pieces and chunky cocktail rings but I also love beautiful sparkling faceted gemstones and simple settings for evening wear or engagements

I love custom orders so feel free to contact me if…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 30
  • Joined February 10, 2008

Favorite materials

precious and semi precious gemstones, sterling silver, copper, gold

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BlackLotusDesign
Solid Gold and Silver Gemstone Jewellery

About

I completed my metalsmithing apprenticeship in Nepal so all my jewelry is handmade from scratch with no premade parts, just muscles and hard work! I love every minute of what I do, from walking through the crazy streets of Kathmandu to go and buy my silver and find unique and rare gemstones to working by candlelight when the electricity goes. Everything is made entirely by me, melting the silver, flattening it into sheets and shaping it to form a bezel, dragging it though a drawplate to make wire, hammering and sawing it to the right shape, filing and polishing it to perfection.

My style varies quite a lot, I enjoy making really extravagant filigree pieces and chunky cocktail rings but I also love beautiful sparkling faceted gemstones and simple settings for evening wear or engagements

I love custom orders so feel free to contact me if there is something you would like. If there is something in my shop that you would like altered to suit you please let me know and I will try to accommodate your needs.

I also have a gemstone shop at kaalokamal.etsy.com which is currently closed. I can fill large orders for stones. Please contact me if you are interested.

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