40 Fantastic Floral Engagement Rings

Add a romantic and personalized detail to your custom ring design by including a floral element. Take a look through our favorite flower rings for inspiration, and be sure to send us a picture of your favorite flower or a significant one you’d like to include in your custom design! – Aster Ring- Layers of […]

Historical Periods of Jewelry

While all of the jewelry we make at Green Lake Jewelry Works are brand new custom pieces, many of our designs are inspired by or draw elements from classic antique styles of jewelry. The phrase “antique-inspired” covers a huge range of history, so we thought it would be fun to briefly visit a few iconic […]

#StayHome Engagement

In this tumultuous time, life is hard to navigate, and the love from your partner, friends, and family is the one reassuring thing holding it all together. If you are planning on proposing, or thinking of getting engaged, we are here for you. Love is not cancelled! Now more than ever, this is the time to re-affirm our love for each other. So to all our Green […]

Our Top 16 Online Ring Designs

Green Lake Jewelry has worked with couples across the country and around the world to design extraordinary custom designs. Here are sixteen of our most memorable custom ring designs, created entirely through our Design Page online portal. Start your own Design Page and speak to a designer today! 1. A Rose Gold Rose Ring In […]

16 Unique Filigree Ring Styles

At Green Lake Jewelry Works, our Gold and Platinumsmiths are skilled artists who craft and create every ring we make by hand. Below are our favorite ways of incorporating the -nearly- lost art of filigree wire designs into jewelry. 1. Two-Tone Filigree We love the dimension you can achieve when utilizing multiple metals in an […]

Leap Day Proposals

Every four years, we add a day to the calendar to account for the fact the Earth does not complete an orbit around the sun in exactly 365 days. This ‘Leap Day’ is a day to compensate for this time difference and to prevent our seasons from shifting later and later into the year. Historically, […]

Fabricating Filigree

Filigree is a jewelry-making technique that dates back as far as 2500 B.C, and examples of this type of work are seen in many cultures across history. From the latin word “filum” for thread, it describes ornamental work of fine wire (typically gold or silver) formed into delicate tracery. For ages, the art of handcrafted […]

Our Top 14 Favorite Shadow Band Styles

One of our specialties at the Green Lake studio is designing wedding bands that are just as unique and special as their engagement ring counterparts! Here are some of our favorite styles of shadow bands from our designers and the engagement rings they are made for. 1. Crown Style This style of shadow bands typically […]

Parti Sapphires

Bi-color gemstones are a fascinating demonstration of the effects of a changing natural environment during the formation of a given stone. People are often familiar with the unique charm of bi-color tourmaline, but not many know about the gorgeous variety of parti sapphires. The specific conditions necessary to create sapphires are incredibly rare. Sapphires are […]

Best of 2019: The Top 20 Ring Designs

Every year at Green Lake Jewelry Works brings new milestones, new stories, and new artistic achievements. Here are our top 19 most memorable designs created in 2019, chosen by our designers to share with you. 1. Mandala Halo Ring This spectacular platinum engagement ring is filled with the most intricate, dazzling detail! A light green […]