Birthstones


Birthstones have a long and storied past that has evolved over many cultures. If you’re a historian at heart, and passionate about gems, birthstones are a treasure trove of records to explore! In Eastern cultures, Navaratna, a Sanskrit word for nine gems, is connected to astrology and mythology and is also tied to Hindu, Jainism, […]



Your Personal Designer


What’s most unique about purchasing a piece of jewelry from Green Lake Jewelry is the ability to customize every element of the design. If you are making an investment in an heirloom piece, why not get a work of jewelry exactly how you like it? At our studio, the design possibilities are endless. If you […]



Meet your Designer, Christine


Christine has been with Green Lake for over seven years helping guide clients through the ins-and-outs of our custom design process. Christine’s natural rapport with clients makes the experience fun and approachable for anyone new to the world of jewelry. With a passion for collaborative theater, singing, and the art of storytelling, she understands how […]



Meet Your Designer, Ellen


What brought you to Green Lake Jewelry Works?  I’ve been mildly obsessed with engagement rings since I was in high school. I grew up in a very creative family, with a mother who is a talented painter, a grandfather who produces incredible stained glass pieces and watercolor artwork, and grandmothers on both sides who had […]



Botanical Rings


The natural world around us offers so much design inspiration, from graphic patterns to flowing leaves. This collection of jewelry highlights works that celebrate trees, plants, leaves, and seeds found in the great outdoors. These ring motifs are perfect for nature lovers, biologists, botanists, horticulturalists, farmers, landscape designers, and even historians! Many of these plants […]



Meet Your Designer, Michelle


With her efficiency in CAD, Michelle brings a wealth of jewelry fabrication and process knowledge to her clients as they embark on a custom jewelry design. In her personal creative endeavors, Michelle’s voice and fantastical style in her hand-fabricated metal clay work are additional facets of her individuality as a designer. For those new to […]



Family Gemstone Ring Inspiration


Family gemstone rings are perfect for mothers, fathers, grandparents, and guardians of all kinds. Here are some of our favorite ways to mix and match all the different shapes and colors into one cohesive and gorgeous ring design. Be sure to check out our blog all about birthstones if you need to identify what gems […]



Meet your Designer, Erich


Erich is a freelance illustrator and exhibiting painter who started out as an expatriate living in the heart of Austria, before moving to the United States. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries across the United States, Europe, and Australia. Movement, form, and color all play key parts in Erich’s paintings. Wherever possible, he tries […]



Meet Your Designer, Pia


Hailing from Torino, Italy, Pia brings her seemingly effortless style and European sensibility to the Green Lake studio. Adored by her clients for her natural rapport and thoughtful designs, Pia is well known for her gestural sketching style to quickly communicate innovative concepts. From there, Pia refines every detail to perfection for each of her […]



Meet Your Designer, Mitch


Mitch has worked in the fine jewelry business and design for over 24 years and has been with Green Lake Jewelry Works for the last decade. He finds the exciting part about being an artist at Green Lake is having the opportunity to work with great people and the ability to design and create personalized […]