This diamond ring is from Jack Boglioli’s Bound Band collection. It features a diamond stone set in 18k gold. The band of the ring is bound with fine silver that has been soldered or fused in place, so it will never come undone. It is also finished with a dark patina for contrast.
Design Options & Sizing
This diamond ring is available in sizes from 4.5 to 9.5. For a custom size please send a request through the Contact page.
Diamond is a form of carbon that forms under conditions of extreme heat and pressure beneath the surface of the Earth. There is evidence that the trading of diamonds has been occurring since as early as the fourth century BC. Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder once stated nearly 2000 years ago, that diamonds are the most valuable objects in this world. Also, diamond is a birthstone for the month of April. Follow the link below if you want further information about diamonds.
Jack Boglioli started creating jewelry in 2008. During a 7 year period of self learning he practiced the techniques of binding and weaving precious metals, exploring what was possible to create using almost no tools. At that time, he says, “I became captivated by the level of focus and precision this process demanded, and the intricate layered textures that it could produce in a finished piece”.
Journey to New Mexico
After moving from New York to New Mexico, he received formal training in traditional jewelry making at Central New Mexico Community College, in 2015. Today, his goal is to achieve a seamless integration of traditional metalsmithing techniques with the binding and weaving methods he became so enamored with from the start. He explains:
“All of my designs incorporate special binding and weaving techniques executed with thin strands of fine silver and high karat gold. I use these methods to embellish a piece, bind multiple components together, and trap stones into a fabricated framework. The beauty of woven silver and gold is incomparable, especially when it is used to set stones. From closeup and far away it tends to draw the viewer in, to experience it’s finer details. I strive to showcase this beauty, while maintaining the structural integrity and elegance of a well crafted jewelry piece.”
Every piece begins as an idea in the shape of a particular form, technique, arrangement or combination of colors. I often work those ideas out through a series of rough sketches in a notebook. The good qualities of all of the rough sketches are then brought together to make a finalized design, drawn to scale. I use the final design as both a visual rendering and a functional blueprint for the creation process.
In 2018, Jack was named “Jewellery Designer of the Year – USA” by U.K. based LUX Life Magazine.
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