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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.

Double Triskele Ring

Double Triskele Ring

This Double Triskele engagement ring is set with an emerald-cut (octagon) Aquamarine.  The ring is 14K yellow and the claws are 14k white gold. Emerald cuts are the 3rd most difficult style of stone to set into a ring.  

Engraving inside a ring

Engraving inside a ring

 Inside ring engraving, especially for wedding bands, is a service we provide.  Pricing starts at $45 for 16 characters or less (including spaces). Custom fonts or copying your partner's handwriting is also available.  Work is done in our shop. Size of letters range...

Celtic Wren Earrings

Celtic Wren Earrings

The matching earring set for the Celtic Wren pendant.  The link to the larger pendant is here. This set pictured here is in solid sterling silver with an antiqued background to see the unique spiral design. They can be made in gold as well. In folklore the wee wren is...

Wren of Cork Pendant

Wren of Cork Pendant

The little wren in Irish Celtic folklore was the King of the Birds and symbolized the old year at New Years. The Wren is also a symbol of wit and wisdom. Other stories name the wren as the Queen of Fairies.  It is based on the early artifact in the Museum of Cork. The...

Custom and Exclusive Designs

Custom and Exclusive Designs

A one-of-a-kind custom ring. This unique ring is finished in 14K Rose gold. The heart was taken from a sketch the client made and the ring created in our shop. We can make custom jewellery with 100% the client artwork and even gold material.

Custom Family Ring with Birthstones

Custom Family Ring with Birthstones

Three 'Family rings' make a whole one-of-a-kind ring. They stack in a way our client designed so that the stones have a floral and organic feel, like a life long bouquet. The nine birthstones make up each member of the family. Each one is individually claw set in...

Bailey Triskele Ring

Bailey Triskele Ring

Inspired by strength, elegance and balance the Bailey Triskele ring has a mirrored Celtic Triskele pattern from the 7th century. This ring holds a bezel set 1/3 carat white diamond all in solid 14K white gold. The interlace is pierced. The front tapers from 14mm to...

Choose your own gemstone

Choose your own gemstone

If a client wants us to source a gemstone we like to select 3 or 4 in to illustrate the differences in value. Sapphires are a very cost-effective coloured stone. And they come in every hue of the rainbow. They are tough and will last a lifetime without scratching if...

Hammered Ring (wide)

Hammered Ring (wide)

Jason loves collecting antique goldsmithing tools. We have about 6 old ball-peen hammers we have restored and use only for making different hammered textures. Hammered rings have a texture achieved from striking it with a hammer repeatedly on the outside surface. The...

Key Pattern Rings in Silver and Gold

Key Pattern Rings in Silver and Gold

A set of antiqued sterling bands and the 14k green gold Key Pattern Triskele bands. Sterling silver is the whitest metal however, it does not have the sheen or hardness of gold. On the other hand Gold does not oxidize like silver and won't naturally have the...

Tiara Star Ring

Tiara Star Ring

A two-tone gold Tiara ring set with. The ring was hand made from 2 rings, one white and one yellow. It was inspired by a female superhero. To finish it off we set an ocean blue sapphire in the star. Model R774 Star Tiara ring with Ocean Blue Sapphire

Gold Coin Signet Ring

Gold Coin Signet Ring

A client brought us a very large 24mm signet ring in and this 22K half Sovereign. We made a flat cap of gold, welded it over top of the signet space and then added 4 posts to it. Jason then claw set the clients coin onto the top. Customization of client work is always...

Restring Pearl Necklace

Restring Pearl Necklace

A client brought us her natural pearls to restring and decided she wanted 2 of them to make into earrings. We made a gold post to go through each pearl with a ball rivet and attached them to European Lever-backs. Repairing client jewellery uses creativity and...

Ring of Mara Celtic Loveknot

Ring of Mara Celtic Loveknot

If you are a gamer you may recognize this pattern. Our client brought us a rough idea of the design and wanted one in 14K white gold. It looks like interlace surrounding a Celtic Cross pattern, it's the Mara Ring. The Circle is 9mm and the ring shank is 6mm. (Model...

Pacific Cheiftan Bracelet

Pacific Cheiftan Bracelet

This bracelet uses the Pacific Eagle and Whale Tail pendant as the cuff. Finished in sterling silver with a 9mm wide Figaro style link bracelet. The Whale is the Chief of the Ocean, the Eagle is the Cheiftans icon. If you look close the motif is both! This based on a...

Triquetra Thors Hammer

Triquetra Thors Hammer

This pendant is two-sided with matching sides and is based on a museum piece from Sweden. Note the Triquetra interlace at the base of the Mjölnir. Thor is the Scandinavian God of Thunder and the guardian of the Rainbow Bridge separating Valhalla (Heaven) & Earth....

Bailey Triskele with Diamonds

Bailey Triskele with Diamonds

A client brought us her gold to recycle and remake into this beautiful Bailey Triskele. We also set her engagement diamond and wedding ring diamonds into the interlace too. This Bellchamber designed was inspired by the shape of whale tales. The Whale is the chief of...

St. Andrews Pipers Cross Belt End

St. Andrews Pipers Cross Belt End

This custom St.Andrews buckle is made of solid sterling silver and is a one of a kind. It's what is known as a Scottish Pipers cross belt mount, and is the terminal end. The finished weight was over 3 oz and measures 8x5 cm. It is one of the largest silver pieces...

Celtic Tree of Life Pendant

Celtic Tree of Life Pendant

Taking photos of high polished jewellery, especially with a flat surface, is akin to taking a picture of a mirror. It's challenging to put something 3d into 2 dimensions! This Celtic Tree of Life Pendant is made of solid platinum. Notice that it is a soft white grey...

Traditional Claddagh rings in gold and silver

Traditional Claddagh rings in gold and silver

The Claddagh [klah-duh] is an Irish promise ring that dates back over 100 years. There are many legends associated with it but all agree that it has three lucky meanings. Faith, Friendship and Love represented by the Crown, Hands, and Heart. Pictured is 2 handmade...

Wolf Clan Ring with Black Sapphire

Wolf Clan Ring with Black Sapphire

A Custom Wolf Clann ring with a 3/4 carat midnight blue-black sapphire. The ring is 5mm wide making the detail have to be hand engraved and carved into the ring. It's a nice bright 14K white gold. The pair of wolves represent the alphas of the pack, the Dam and Sire....

Traditional Claddagh gold wedding set

Traditional Claddagh gold wedding set

The Claddagh [klah-duh] is an Irish promise ring that dates back over 100 years. There are many legends associated with it but all agree that it has three lucky meanings. Faith, Friendship and Love represented by the Crown, Hands, and Heart. Pictured is our 14K gold...

Custom Wolf Pendant

Custom Wolf Pendant

A custom, one of a kind-pendant made for the owner of Crannóg Ales in BC. The Celtic (alpha) wolves are a great theme. The two leaders of the pack, the alpha male and alpha female. This one was a nice size the round part is over 25mm. Model 594.

Claddagh Triskele Pendant

Claddagh Triskele Pendant

A bold sterling silver Claddagh Triskele pendant with two 3mm rubies set into the hands of the claddgah. Jason sets all of the stones by hand in the shop. This custom design is a one of a kind. This is a customization of model 766.

Hammered Gold Ring

Hammered Gold Ring

Jason loves collecting antique goldsmith tools. We have about 6 antique ball-peen hammers which we have restored and use only for making different hammered textures. Hammered rings have a texture from striking it with a hammer repeatedly on the outside surface. The...

Gold Claddagh Ring

Gold Claddagh Ring

The Claddagh [klah-duh] is an Irish promise ring that dates back over 100 Years. There are many legends associated with it but all agree that it has three lucky meanings. Faith, Fiendship & Love represented by the Crown, Hands & Heart. "I crown my heart with...

Greenman Ring

Greenman Ring

A set of 10mm wide Greenman rings in white with an antiqued background. The Greenman is a motif that is found in Europe, Britain, Africa, and Asia. Often it is depicted in Medieval Churches carved into the woodwork or Masonry. It is a masculine face with leaves...

How to choose a gemstone

How to choose a gemstone

If a client wants us to source a gemstone, we usually obtain 3 or 4 to illustrate the differences in value. Sapphires are a very cost-effective coloured stone for setting in a ring. They are tough and will last a lifetime without scratching if taken care of. Pictured...

Ring Jacket with Diamonds

Ring Jacket with Diamonds

A custom ring jacket to fit with our clients engagement ring (in the center). She wanted to incorporate a Polynesian Spearhead design on the shank to represent a warrior spirit. We set 22 diamonds into the ring jacket. See the photo on the right. We start with a...

Rune Ring of Kingsmoor

Rune Ring of Kingsmoor

A two-tone 14K gold Saxon rune ring. The design is based on the Kingsmoor Rune ring found in the British Museum. This model is 10mm wide. The runes read ᛭ᚨᚱᛦᚱᛁᚢᚠᛚᛏᛦᚱᛁᚢᚱᛁᚦᚩᚾᚷᛚᚨᚴᛏᚨᛈᚩᚾ / ᛏᚨᚿ or ærkriufltkriuriþonglæstæpon/tol'The final ᛏᚨᚿ tol is written on the inside of...

Greenman Rings with Green Enamel

Greenman Rings with Green Enamel

A 10mm wide and a 6.5mm wide Greenman ring set, in white with an green enamelled background. The Greenman is a motif that is found in Europe, Britain, Africa, and Asia. Often it is depicted in Medieval Churches carved into the woodwork or Masonry. It is a masculine...

Tree of Life Triskele Rings

Tree of Life Triskele Rings

A yellow gold Tree Triskele wedding ring set resting on heather flowers. The tree is a symbol of the connection between heaven and earth while the Celtic triskele design represents eternity. These rings are 10mm and 7.5mm wide. (Model R33 and R34)

Rolling Ring Wedding Band

Rolling Ring Wedding Band

A Rolling Ring in two-tone gold. The white gold and yellow gold rings are linked together to be worn as one. The 14K white gold band is hammered (3mm) and the yellow gold band (3mm) has a high polish mirror finish. These rings are custom made to order and with...

The Morrígan Spiral Pendant

The Morrígan Spiral Pendant

The Morrígan Spiral Labyrinth in 14K Yellow Gold. An elegant design made up of many parts symbolizing the cycle of life in the year to the Iron age Celts. Look closely at the spirals, the outer six are triple or double labyrinths. The center is also a triple pattern....

Key Pattern Triskele Rings

Key Pattern Triskele Rings

The Key Pattern Triskele ring in 14K Green gold. Making different colours of gold is enriching as a goldsmith. Note that green gold is more of a pale yellow-green. Sterling silver is the whitest metal however and an inexpensive alternative to gold however, it does not...

One of a Kind Crown Rings

One of a Kind Crown Rings

These custom wedding rings are made of 14K yellow gold with princess cut diamonds and amethysts. The bezel settings were very difficult to make and then set the stones at an even height all the way around. The design is a one of a kind wedding set for our client.

Custom Hammered and Matte Finish

Custom Hammered and Matte Finish

A custom Hammered yellow gold ring. This one is 8 mm wide and 2 mm thick with angled hammered edges and a matte textured finish in the center third of the ring. We only finish Hammered rings on Thursday!

Two Hammered Ring Patterns

Two Hammered Ring Patterns

The wide yellow gold hammered ring is done with the ball of a peen hammer giving it a unique dimpled look. The smaller white ring has a cross-hatched hammered effect where a flat end hammer is used to give the texture. Each one is unique.

Tree of Life rings in Gold and Platinum

Tree of Life rings in Gold and Platinum

The gold Three Oak Tree of Life ring is resting on a platinum Medieval Tree of Life ring. Both are set with a melee diamond from our clients own collection. The Medieval Tree design is 900 years old the Oak design is a Bellchamber original with sprouting Red, Black,...

Medieval Tree of Life Rings

Medieval Tree of Life Rings

A pair of white 10mm wide Medieval Tree of Life rings. Note that without antiquing the etched background has a textured look to create a pleasant contrast. Model R46

Gemstone Height on a Ring

Gemstone Height on a Ring

Many people want to set gemstones as low as possible in a ring. The lowest style of setting for this is the bezel setting. Diamonds and gemstones which are smaller than 2.25mm can be gypsy set into the band. Larger gems are required to have a setting to hold them. A...

Lead to Gold Sketch

Lead to Gold Sketch

From the pencil sketch to the finished ring, we turn lead into gold! Initially when Bellchamber designs a ring we start with a rough sketch and then move to a final black and white finished design. The final black and white art is used to make a wax model which is...

Odin & Sleipnir Ring

Odin & Sleipnir Ring

Sleipnir is the 8 legged horse of Odin, chief of the Viking Gods. The imagery on this Viking ring is inspired by the 8th Century standing stones from the island of Gotland Sweden. The main image is of Odin naked on Sleipnir's back brandishing his shield and spear into...

Hand Engraved Signet Ring

Hand Engraved Signet Ring

A client brought us her small plain signet ring and had us engrave her family crest on it. This design is from the shield portion of the Semenchenko crest. It is a rampart lion with a crescent moon and 3 white stirpes on red background. Custom engravings are available...

Stráice Dianne Loveknot

Stráice Dianne Loveknot

This yellow gold ring is called the Stráice Dianne Loveknot. We used the clients own gold from her original wedding band. And finished it by re-engraving the message from her first band. A lovely ring that represents two souls as one. Stráice is the Gaelic word for...

Wolfhound Ring Set

Wolfhound Ring Set

This pair of Wolfhound rings, one antiqued and the wider in non-antiqued white gold have a customized engraving on the inside of the bands. Part of it as Gaelic and the other half is Chinese Hanzi (Chinese character). Inside ring engravings of 16 characters are free...

Double Love Bands

Double Love Bands

A Double Love Band with a white gold and yellow gold ring linked together. The 14K white gold band is hammered and the yellow gold is done iwth a full polish. A ring like this is made to order and can be done in custom gold combinations.

How to measure finger ring size

How to measure finger ring size

Determining a ring size is an initial step before ordering a ring. Have at least 2 different jewellers measure your finger size if you are unable have the staff at Bellchambers do it for you. Your fingers will be slightly larger in the summer than the winter, usually...