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Assembling the Sodalite and Alabaster Necklace
Mar 19th 2018

Assembling the Sodalite and Alabaster Necklace

The three row handmade Sterling Silver link chain for the Sodalite and craved Alabaster Necklace is mounted to the center pendant by using threaded Sterling Silver screws. We have used this proven method numerous times in the past. This enables us to…

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Our "Soft" Side
Mar 18th 2018

Our "Soft" Side

We do "delicate" as well as "big and bold". In this case, we custom hand made a pendant in 18 k Yellow Gold for a client's prized Australian Opal. Our challenge was to create a secure setting with the least metal possible.  Request Ned and…

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Peridot, 4.89 carats, destined for a custom order.
Mar 18th 2018

Peridot, 4.89 carats, destined for a custom order.

Beautiful loose fully faceted Peridot gemstone from Arizona. A gorgeous gemstone destined for a custom order Sterling Silver and 18 k Gold ring handmade in our workshop, 124 S. Pineapple Ave, Downtown Sarasota. Visit Ned and Rowann to create a custom…

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Hard Vitreous Enamel ...  a lost art.
Mar 2nd 2018

Hard Vitreous Enamel ... a lost art.

Handmade and engraved Sterling Silver Enamel Earrings. Hard Vitreous enameling dates back at least to the age of the great Egyptian Pharaohs. The ancient technique is nearly a lost art. Only a hand full of artisans worldwide continue the ancient tech…

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"Going backwards and proud of it!"
Feb 20th 2018

"Going backwards and proud of it!"

"Going backwards and proud of it! is a statement we often make. The statement reflects our commitment to carrying on the human tradition of making fine quality handmade jewelry. No Computers. No CAD. No CAM. No CAD-CAM. Only hands at Bowman Originals…

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