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Worn-out Wedding Rings for New Couples ...
... Or Renew your Wedding Vows with a rejuvination of your wedding
Kerstin Laibach offers
unique ways to rejuvenate worn-out partnership rings. For both
sentimental and ethical reasons it makes perfect sense to consider
restoration of your rings, either to re-strengthen them because
of wear and tear or because you would like to simply change or
update their appearance. Almost any redesign is possible to suite
your requirements. New couples may wish to "recycle"
family jewellery into their new rings ... (See
more on Kerstin Laibach's Wedding pages)
Married couples renewing
wedding vows may wish their rings to be re-made into something
fresh and exciting.
The starting point of this
Laibach redesign above was a customer's much loved 40 year
old plain wedding band. The
only aspect which needed to be retained was the inner engraving.
Kerstin Laibach designed a Deco style diamond mount in 585/-
white gold and set in a high grade reclaimed diamond. She
has re-shaped and finished the ring body in misty matt to
compliment its 14ct contrasting gold colour to stunning
effect. Laibach deco style ring design options available
THE SET OF 4 PICTURES BELOW
SHOWS STAGES OF A COMPLETE REJUVENATION BY KERSTIN LAIBACH:
||1.This original wedding ring
had become very thin and was almost worn through. The engraving
was hardly readable.
||2. The top plate and the hallmark
were cut out and the rest of the ring melted in with additional
gold to create a new band and inner plate.
||3. New initials were hand sawn
in white gold and soldered onto the top plate.
||4. Here is the finished ring.
Rejuvenated by Kerstin Laibach to last for many more years.
and rose gold wedding rings. Made for a wedding couple using
rose gold from the bride's grandparents old wedding rings.
The rings are based on Laibach Leaf and Breisach designs,
with two rose gold paths winding around the surface.
||Left: This picture shows a
70 year old wedding ring incorporated into a new design without
actually changing the original ring. The lady's original ring
had become very thin with wear, but now it is freely integrated
as the center band in an adapted version of the Laibach "Path
Ring". With a new
lease of life, the ring is worn with renewed pride by its
|Right: A strong and fresh new
look was the customer's wish for his old wedding ring ...
and to be made larger at the same time.
On the inside you can see a section of the old yellow gold
band which has been retained with its original engraving.
This has then been infused into a bold new Laibach design
- made in white gold.
To find out more about sending your
old relationship pieces for rejuvenation please see
We would like to thank the rings'
owners for allowing us to illustrate Kerstin Laibach's redesign
work in these examples.
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