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BlackLotusDesign

Solid Gold and Silver Gemstone Jewellery

472 Sales

BlackLotusDesign

Solid Gold and Silver Gemstone Jewellery

472 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(260)

Shop owner

Rachel

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Announcement   Holiday Shipping Deadlines:
US, EU and Australia: order by the 12th of December
Other countries please contact me for accurate shipping times.
14K and 18K white gold now available for all designs!

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 8, 2016

Holiday Shipping Deadlines:
US, EU and Australia: order by the 12th of December
Other countries please contact me for accurate shipping times.
14K and 18K white gold now available for all designs!

Rachel

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Rachel

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(260)
BRPH

BRPH on Nov 8, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful ring! I absolutely love it! The Imperial Topaz is delicate and so very sparkly, and the setting is elegant and refined, perfect in every aspect! Thank you Rachel 💐, you are a true artist, a master in your field, and such a pleasure to deal with!

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About

Black Lotus Design began when I came to Kathmandu, Nepal as a volunteer and one day wandered into a metalsmithing workshop. I had been making beaded jewellery for years and always dreamed of learning to work with gold and silver but never knew how to start. With not a word of Nepali I went to a workshop and signed and gestured my way through explaining that I would like to learn to make jewellery. Everyone was so welcoming and helpful and soon I looked forward to going there every day, using only traditional techniques and learning the basics really encouraged my love of making jewellery.

After several years I set up my own workshop in Kathmandu and began creating the wide range of pieces in my shop. I get inspired from so many things from my past and from my present in this beautiful Himalayan city.

Over time I have built up a relationship with an amazing stone supplier who tirelessly sources the rough stones I want and cuts them in his own workshop so I can ensure that the work standards are high and the people cutting my stones are well treated. I buy all my metal from a supplier here that the entire metalsmithing community trusts. I have been buying from the same place for seven years now. It is hard to source recycled metal here but I always aim for at least 70% recycled metal in all my jewellery.

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  • Rachel

    Owner, Designer, Creator

    Rachel started making jewellery in 2008, she is almost always in the workshop but when shes not she can be found wandering around Kathmandu taking in the new adventures the city brings even after so many years.

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Last updated on Jun 26, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

I really enjoy custom orders, feel free to contact me if you would like adjustments on a piece in the shop or you would like to work with me on something new.

I'm afraid I cannot make jewellery with customers stones, if there is a specific stone you would like please ask and I will do my best to find it. I have access to a huge amount of stones here.