Each design begins as a series of doodles and sketches in Shuang’s notebook, followed by lots of tinkering to make the prototype. Most often, they are created with jeweler’s wax. Shuang uses a variety of tools - files, dental tools, sand papers and even a torch - to shape a block of wax into a detailed piece of jewelry.
That wax jewelry is then transformed into solid metal through a traditional technique called lost wax casting. Once we’re happy with the metal prototype, it is then molded for future production.
High Quality Production
Each piece of jewelry is handcrafted in NYC from start to finish.
We partner with skilled artisans in NYC’s Jewelry District for key production steps such as casting, stone-setting and hand engraving. Our partners range from small-batch, family-owned businesses to individual artisans with decades of experience. We have a close working relationship with them and stand behind the quality of their craftsmanship.
Recycled Metals & Conflict-Free Diamonds
We predominantly work with recycled sterling silver and gold. The diamonds we source are certified conflict-free.
We also participate in a recycling program, for which we collect and send back metal scraps from the production process, to be recycled and reused.
We focus on making high-quality, timeless pieces that you can wear for the long haul, and maybe pass onto someone you love. Very rarely do we discontinue a design, so rest assured that your favorites will always be available for future purchase and gifting.
We release new designs on an ongoing basis, as they become ready. To stay in the loop about new releases and the occasional sample sale, be sure to sign up to our Insiders List!
Made Just For You
We follow a made to order business model, which means that we will make your jewelry after you place your order. This model ensures that we don’t incur unnecessary waste of materials and resources in the form of sitting inventory.
You can always find the most up to date turnaround estimate here.
Should you have an immediate deadline, please contact us before you make your purchase. We will do everything we can to expedite the process for you.