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Customer Appreciation Event 2022

Customer Appreciation Event 2022

It is the 20th anniversary of Bellchamber Custom Jewellery in the Talbot Centre. Please visit us in person Saturday Nov 19th between 10-3pm for in-store specials and food and cheer. Kevin Love will be playing live music in the food court.

Lion Signet Ring

Lion Signet Ring

Sigent Rings are a very established style of ring. In this case the Rampart Lion is in bas-relief in a 'square' shield, popular in 14th century designs. Finished in yellow gold a custom ring like this takes about 4-6 weeks for us to make. The Lion is native to Africa...

Engraving Inside a Ring

Engraving Inside a Ring

Custom engraving characters inside a ring makes it unique and increases the heartfelt message. Inside ring engraving is starts at $45 for 16 characters (including spaces) and fonts include script or Roman block as in the photograph. Bellchamber's can also copy...

Spinner Ring in Gold

Spinner Ring in Gold

This custom Spinner ring was made using client gold. Fabricating a ring like this is an exacting process. The inner ring must be comfortable and not too bulky, the inner spinning ring must be just a bit bigger so that it spins freely when it is worn. Note the hammered...

Wolf Triskele of Kells

Wolf Triskele of Kells

This pendant features a design from the 29th page of the Irish Book of Kells. It is a design bas relief of three wolves in a circle with their legs and tails interwoven in Celtic interlace patterns. The Celtic Wolf is a symbol of Strength, Loyalty and Intelligence and...

Bracelet – Bangle – Cuff

Bracelet – Bangle – Cuff

Accoutrements for the wrist is something Bellchamber's does as a special request. Most of our ring patterns can be made into a Bangel, however it takes 3-4 times the material which a regularly sized ring will require. Cuffs can be made with a figaro bracelet linking a...

Christmas Delivery 2021

Christmas Delivery 2021

We can guarantee delivery for Christmas Delivery when shipping is for Monday December 20th. This means our deadline for ordering our handmade jewellery is Friday December 17th. If you want something with a gemstone please don't hesitate to telephone or email our shop.

Kevin Love – Live Music

Kevin Love – Live Music

During our annual Customer Appreciation day come and see Kevin Love play classical guitar. Between 11 and 1pm. Mr. Love is an award winning composer and recording musician from California. His website is here.

Custom Lock-back Knife

Custom Lock-back Knife

Jason has assembled over 30 lock-back knives with custom handles since 2005. Pictured is number 32 which has coca-bola handles and hand-engraved scroll work on the white brass bolsters. Our clients initials are engraved on the ends of each bolster. Each rivet is hand...

Celtic Tree of Life Pendant in Sterling

Celtic Tree of Life Pendant in Sterling

Pictured is the pierced version of the Celtic Tree of Life handmade at Bellchamber's. A lovely design representing the Family, strength and the connection of heaven and earth. It roots in the ground and the sky. This model (P299) is 2.4cm in diameter and comes shipped...

Two Hearts Interlace Pendant

Two Hearts Interlace Pendant

The Two Hearts Interlace pendant pictured is made of 14K yellow gold and features hand-pierced interlace. Note that there are two hearts in one all connected by Celtic interlace. The modern symbol of love, the Heart was first seen in the 1200’s in an illustration of a...

Edgar’s Raven

Edgar’s Raven

Pictured is a Raven illustrated by my friend Edgar Allen Rossetti. Edgar is First Nations and a fantastic and talented artist. We met when I had a booth at the Vancouver Celtic Festival in 2011. We collaborated to make this pendant made in sterling silver, it measures...

Lucky Rune Ring with Engraving

Lucky Rune Ring with Engraving

The Anglo Saxon artifact this ring is inspired from is found in the British Museum. It is a heavy gold ring from the 8th century decorated with runes and and three character inside engraving. Bellchamber used the same runes in bas relief to create this 10mm wide ring...

Custom Ring from Found Object

Custom Ring from Found Object

Our client had a very nice story about finding a ring for his partner right in a stream bed right the time he wanted it. Sometimes it feels like the universe really does gives little nudges of help here and there. The ring he had was very special and had a pattern on...

Oak Druid Ring

Oak Druid Ring

The word Drui is Gaelic for Oak. The Oak of course is the most sacred tree to the Druids and Celts. It is a symbol of Wisdom, Strength and Love. I named this ring the Oak Druid ring because there are motifs of three different Oak Leaves. Black Oak, White Oak and Red...

Tudor Rose & Triskele Rings

Tudor Rose & Triskele Rings

A specific Tudor Rose symbol and a Triquetra with a circle was to be used in this wedding band's design. The Tudor Rose is the traditional floral heraldic emblem of England and takes its name and origins from the House of Tudor. The Triquetra is the interlace design...

Veterinary Ring

Veterinary Ring

DVM stands for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Our client wanted to made a simple band to commemorate the graduate in their family. SO we set out collaborating on a Veterinary graduate ring. It was to be between 5 and 6 mm wide with her favourite gemstones (pink...

Memento Mori Skull Ring

Memento Mori Skull Ring

Our Client wanted us to design a Memento Mori ring with skulls. The would alternate different profiles around the ring. Rubies were to be set into the eyes when if each was facing up. Pictured here is the yellow gold skull ring in 10K with diamond cut rubies repeating...

The Poseidon Ring – Water as Thought

The Poseidon Ring – Water as Thought

Water is the main idea behind this ring and how it was the first scientific principle or thought. It began with the philosopher Thales of Miletus and his idea that Water was the originating principle of nature. This idea was completely radical in 2550 year ago Greece....

Turtle Family Ring

Turtle Family Ring

Turtles have been on the planet Earth longer than people. They can live for more than a century and seem to be their own islands. The Turtle represent longevity, wisdom and the support of the world itself. A client of mine wanted me to make a ring for his partner to...

Forged Wedding Bands

Forged Wedding Bands

Forged rings like these are handmade and not cast from wax models. They are not produced en-masse by stamping machines either. These ones were made using fire and tools of steel, leather and wood. Some of the metal was from our clients own family gold material. They...

Captains Log, Date 210502.1

Captains Log, Date 210502.1

I was able to receive a Covid shot (AZ) on Wednesday last. The side effects kept me at home and in bed for 48 hrs. I wasn't even able to focus on emails or the #thecelticgoldsmith video update. Sorry about that, I'll be back at the shop tomorrow ready and back at...

Captains Log, Date 210428.1

Captains Log, Date 210428.1

A nice sunny day today. Current repair orders are all complete, custom jobs are now the priority. Graduation gifts, mothers day and anniversary gifts are the priorities. Finished a small Celtic Tree of Life Charm for shipping to Ottawa. It is 14K yellow gold and just...

Custom Two Tone Signet Ring

Custom Two Tone Signet Ring

Pictured is a 14mm wide signet ring with a solid yellow gold top. The ring portion we made in sterling silver. Our client brought us the 'Stanley" family crest he wanted engraved on the top and he also wished to have Scottish thistles on the shoulders of each side....

Valentines day sale 2021

Valentines day sale 2021

How do you say "I love you" on Valentines day? By giving your heart away.-We handmade these pendants especially for the 14th. Delivery is free within North America. They are also 14% off the regular price. Each includes a free sterling silver chain and description....

Curbside Location

Curbside Location

Our curbside location is at 140 Fullarton st. The photo shows the entrance at the South East end of the Talbot Centre. Appointments are necessary and we require your name, telephone number and email. For repairs an email of your item on top of a quarter on a flat...

Heart Triskele in Gold

Heart Triskele in Gold

The Heart Triskele handmade in 14K yellow gold. The modern symbol of love, the Heart was first seen in the 1200’s in an illustration of a knight offering his heart to his love. It is recognized as the shape of Cupids arrow. The triangular Celtic Interlace is the shape...

Tara Brooch Triskele pendant in gold

Tara Brooch Triskele pendant in gold

This Celtic Triskele pendant is 14K yellow gold and features a motif from the Tara Brooch. The Tara Brooch is an oversized penannular cloak pin from the mid 7th century (650-700CE). It is a masterwork of gold and silver and is on permanent display at the Museum of...

Spiral Triskele Pendant of Durrow

Spiral Triskele Pendant of Durrow

This pendant is inspired from a design on the carpet (cover) page of the Celtic book of Durrow. It is 24mm in diameter and this example is finished in yellow gold. A 16mm version is also available. Note that the three spiral main spiral points are not all triple...

Double Eagle Pendant

Double Eagle Pendant

An Eagle is a symbol of the chief of the heavens. It flies higher than other birds and lives in both heaven and earth. It has been used on crests for families and countries for millennia. Our client in this case wanted us to make a double headed eagle pendant for them...

Class/Team Ring Restoration

Class/Team Ring Restoration

A School Ring or Team ring made of gold will carry a lot of memories for the owner. Over decades the design can fade and the gemstone in the center may become worn. Often the stone is a vibrant coloured lab-made crystal called spinel. Synthetic spinel is 10x harder...

Care of Sterling Silver

Care of Sterling Silver

Pictured is a pair of 15 year old Love Bird Tree Triskele Rings, both in sterling silver. It is an honour to make jewellery and wedding bands which have so much sentimental value. The thinner model has raised 14K yellow borders. Sterling Silver is the same hardness as...

Custom Wedding Set

Custom Wedding Set

Our clients asked us to make rings using gold from gifted wedding rings in their family. The designs they chose are a hammered finish and the other with a slave ring design (pointed down). Made of solid yellow gold they are finished at just under 3mm wide each.

Thor’s Hammer in Gold

Thor’s Hammer in Gold

This one of a kind 'Thor's Hammer' is made of solid 14K yellow gold. It has a 22 inch cable chain and a hand made 'Oath ring' on it as well. Another name for the hammer is Mjölnir. The hammer both has the power to create and build from nothing and the power to...

Tiger Pendant in Gold

Tiger Pendant in Gold

A solid yellow gold pendant featuring a tiger. The right eye is the Kanji character for tiger (虎 hǔ). It measures 2.4cm in diameter. The tiger is an Asian symbol of dignity, ferocity and courage. The largest cat species on the planet, it is a symbol of protection when...

Traditional Claddagh Rings

Traditional Claddagh Rings

Bellchamber's makes 2 widths of Irish Claddagh rings. The wide version (R304) has a 13mm heart and crown with a 5mm halfround ring shank. The smaller (R95) has a 9mm tall heart and crown with a 4mm halfround ring shank. Pictured are both models in Solid gold and...

Triquetra Ring in green gold

Triquetra Ring in green gold

This 14K green gold ring is a 4.5mm wide Triquetra Eternity band. The Triquetra is the first Celtic interlace dating to 600-650CE). It is based on the early Celtic spiral Triskele from 500BCE. The earliest Triquetra artifacts are found in Scotland (Meigle) and Ireland...

‘Dutch Button’ ring.

‘Dutch Button’ ring.

A 'Dutch Button' ring in 14K yellow gold. Completely handmade at our shop. Our client ordered us to make a copy of a silver one she received as a gift. A design with a 400 year history, also known as a 'Zeeuwse knop'. This is a very unique gold ring.

Gemstones Reset & Engraving

Gemstones Reset & Engraving

A client brought us her 3 stone setting with oval ruby and mine cut diamonds, the shank of which was in need of replacement. Pictured above is what we remade her; a new yellow gold band 2 mm wide, welded her 3-gemstone platinum setting to it and finished the sides...

Nua Eternity Triskele Ring.

Nua Eternity Triskele Ring.

A client had us reset her 7 emeralds into each triangle of the design. What holds them in are very small beads pushed slightly over the girdle of each gemstone. Jason Bellchamber combines the technique of 3 different master goldsmiths to achieve this. Model 447.