Mine Your Own


    Join Green Lake Jewelry in supporting our local Boys & Girls Clubs. Your $10.00 donation earns one bag of real Montana sapphire rich gravel to sort and explore. Fun for all ages! 12 to 4 pm BELLEVUE: Saturday, September 7th SEATTLE: Sunday, September 8th               This is the second […]


Sustainable is Beautiful


    Since its founding over twenty years ago, Green Lake has been a leader in creating sustainably sourced and ethically produced jewelry. Did you know we were one of the first jewelry studios in the country to cast all our rings from recycled metal? On this Earth Day, we’d like to highlight two materials […]


Traditional Celtic Jewelry Motifs


    Whether it’s inspired by ancestry or lineage, love of swirling and intricate knots and braids, or just an ardor for all the romance and lore that Ireland represents, Green Lake couples look to traditional Celtic design to bring depth and meaning to their custom wedding rings. Here are just a few of our […]


Best Rings of 2018


This unique collection of engagement rings marks an eventful year of custom design from our Bellevue and Seattle studios. From ornate to floral, vintage to contemporary, we are excited to inspire you with this collection of custom pieces beautifully crafted by our expert designers and jewelers. We adore when classic styles come together with contemporary […]


New in 2019: The Nigerian Sapphire Initiative


    Gems from Africa   By now you’ve no doubt noticed the great deal of attention that’s paid to the materials entering the workshop: Locally sourced Montana sapphires, Fairmined certified gold, diamonds on a global blockchain — and sapphires from artisanal miners in Nigeria. For the past couple of decades there’s been a sort […]


Green Lake adopts 100% Fairmined Certified gold


    This year Green Lake is proud to announce that every ring cast in 14K, 18K and 22K yellow gold will now come from Fairmined certified mines. This means that the gold Green Lake uses within its studios will empower small-scale mining organizations to meet world-leading standards for responsible practices — making your wedding ring […]


MJSA Vision Award Entry, “Fairmined Engagement Ring”


  MJSA (Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America), a leading trade group for jewelers, celebrate outstanding talent in the field of jewelry design with its annual vision awards. This past year’s contest focused on design with responsibly sourced materials and environmentally sensitive manufacturing processes. A leader in setting new standards for sustainable jewelry making, Green […]


Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery moves into Green Lake Studios


    SEATTLE’S MUCH LOVED JEWELRY ART GALLERY MOVES INTO TWO NEW LOCATIONS   Since first opening Facèré at the Seattle Sheraton in the early ‘80s, Karen Lorene’s gallery has become a magnet for both emerging and internationally known jewelry artists, who could well display in a museum (and many do).  Over the years she […]


Gift Ideas from Green Lake Jewelry Works


    It’s that busy time of year again when the Green Lake workshop must waive a white flag in surrender; we simply can’t create any more custom rings in time for a Christmas Day delivery. Totally bespoke pieces take a good deal of time to handcraft — and for good reason — but that […]


Hand Crafted Engraving


. Stunning Patterns Green Lake Jewelry specializes in an array of  Old World jewelry techniques and we take pride in crafting our engraving by hand to continue this tradition. From classic scroll to wheat patterns, our jewelers have the finesse to create other unique motifs to create truly custom wedding band sets. To get a […]