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Vicente Agor

Malak Atut
Vice President

Rebecca Overmann

Elizabeth & Jack Gualtieri

Monica Stephenson
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Sirignano Lugosch


Contemporary Jewelry Design Group 

PO Box 1177
Hermitage, PA 16148




Vicente Agor
President, the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group

Aaron Henry Designs



Declare your love emphatically with this statement-making three row band from Aaron Henry Designs.  

Band from the Seasons Collection. Four and one half carats of diamonds encircling the finger in three rows, in platinum or gold. 
Contact: Aaron Furlong

Aaron Henry Designs



Alexis Barbeau


You don't need diamonds to swear everlasting commitment.  This sculptural ring with a center of tourmaline makes a beautiful assertion. 



14k gold Seahorse ring set with blue green tourmaline, 2.36 tcw., surrounded by .40 tcw. round brilliants.   
Contact: Alexis Barbeau

Alexis Barbeau Designs 



Barbara Heinrich


Color continues to lead the way of self-expression in commitment rings.  Barbara Heinrich uses vivid pink for variety, but this classic three stone setting feels warmly familiar.




18k yellow gold ring with pink center bezel set diamond and side diamonds.


Contact: Barbara Heinrich
Barbara Heinrich Studio
Cornelis Hollander


Although Cornelis Hollander uses white diamonds in this piece, it is anything but traditional.  The baguettes climb to meet the center like a little stairway to heaven in this geometric masterpiece.   


Engagement or Wedding Ring. Center diamond 3.0 tcw., 0.62 baguettes and 1.0 tcw. small diamonds. 


Contact: Cornelis Hollander
Cornelis Hollander Design
Dawes Design


Like the layers and textures of an individual relationship, this ring in recycled gold by Dawes Design is multidimensional.




18k gold band with mesh-textured center band. 

Contact: Jennifer Dawes
Dawes Design
Etienne Perret


When your love is this exceptional, maybe you need a whole new material to express it. Black ceramic is durable, beautiful and a distinctive declaration. 



Black gem ceramic band with 0.97 tcw of diamonds in 18k white gold and and black gem ceramic band with 0.55 tcw of natural color yellow diamonds in 18k yellow gold.

Contact: Etienne Perret
Etienne Perret


George Sawyer


The bonding of precious metals in George Sawyer's mokume gane rings is the perfect metaphor for these wedding bands with a scattering of colored and white diamonds.  


Winter Koi Wedding Bands of 14k gray gold and fine silver with 18k yellow gold liner and white, yellow and black diamonds. 

Contact: George Sawyer
George Sawyer




Sometimes the form can be familiar, but individual expression lies in the details.  Goshwara uses interesting gems in rich rose gold for a lovely take on a solitaire and bands.



Rubellite and Pink Sapphire Square Rings in 18k Rose Gold. 

Contact: Chelsea Wilkerson


Heather Moore Jewelry



The Heather Moore's new Bridal Collection was inspired when 14 of her employees at got married or announced plans to do so in the past year. Heather says "The number keeps rising! Bridal has been on everyone's minds, and what a fun topic because it's the beginning of something new." 


14k yellow gold with diamonds. 

Contact: Jessica Smith
Heather Moore Jewelry
James Binnion 



A stone-within-a-stone sends a message of fully incorporating one-within-another in this inventive ring by James Binnion.  




Custom Engagement ring of etched mokume of 18k yellow gold, 14k palladium white gold and sterling silver with 18k yellow gold open half bezel.  Set with client supplied gemstone:  TorusRing™ sapphire light yellow, 1.60 tcw. with small diamond tube set in 18k yellow gold in the center of sapphire.  


Contact: Terry Binnion
James Binnion Metal Arts



Jane Bohan 



Jane Bohan's ring designs evoke a vintage feel but with a thoroughly present take on platinum and color 


Wedding set. Platinum band with diamonds .08 tcw. and platinum band with bezel set pink sapphire .48 tcw. and diamonds.

Contact: Jane Bohan
Jane Bohan Jewelry



Janet Deleuse


Hand-fabricated one-of-a-kind platinum ring. Flawless red heart shaped ruby 1.30 tcw. surrounded by .55 tcw. diamonds.


Contact: Janet Deleuse
Janet Deleuse


Just Jules


A wider band, organic shape and finish, and a rose cut diamond with a lovely internal dialogue embody all of the current elements of meaningful bridal jewelry.



14k wide textured band with a single large opaque rose cut diamond.  


Contact: Julie Romanenko
Just Jules


K. Brunini



This Twig ring by Katey Brunini is a testimony to how beautiful individualism can be.








Gents Twig ring in 18k white gold with approximately 1.50 tcw. irradiated green diamonds. 



Contact: Katey Brunini
K. Brunini Jewels

Laurie Kaiser


Modern bridal jewelry can be precious, timeless and singular-all at the same time, as in this gorgeous portrait of a ring by Laurie Kaiser.





Sprinkles Ring. Pale gray emerald cut rose cut diamond surrounded by white brilliant and rose cut diamonds in an 18k yellow gold setting.   


Contact: Laurie Kaiser
Laurie Kaiser


Liaung-Chung Yen


The negative space feels very fresh in these creations by Liaung-Chung Yen.  Rather than housing a large stone, these rings leave the center open to your own interpretation.



RIngs in 18k gold with brown diamonds (0.17 ctw, both rings) and white diamonds (0.24 tcw. round ring, 0.18 tcw. square) 


Contact: Liaung-Chung Yen
Liaung-Chung Yen


Mark Schneider


Like a stencil etched into the gold, black diamonds carve a brave new pattern into a classic band.  




14k white gold men's band with 0.30 tcw. black diamonds.
Contact: Mark Schneider
Mark Schneider Design


Pamela Huizenga

Carrie Bradshaw isn't the only one with a black diamond engagement ring.  Pamela Huizenga creates a study of contrasts with matte gold, bright white diamonds and a brilliantly reflective center diamond.  

18k yellow gold ring with center black diamond surrounded by white diamonds.

Contact: Pamela Huizenga
Pamela Huizenga


Rika Jewelry Design


If you want a truly distinctive statement of avowal, this ring of radiating circles might be The One.  






Ring of sterling silver, 18k yellow gold and diamonds.

Contact: Kathleen Brennan and Richard Kimball
Rika Jewelry Design


Todd Reed


Todd Reed practically INVENTED alternative bridal in the early 1990's.  Here, the master at work with an impeccable finish and fancy green center diamond.  




18k yellow gold ring with green fancy diamond (1.52 tcw) and white brilliants. 


Contact: Liz Kantner
Todd Reed Inc.
ZAIKEN Jewelry


Modern brides might just flip over this inventive design by Malak Atut at ZAIKEN Jewelry.  A hexagon set low with diamond pave-the sparkle side-reverses to black diamonds and enamel-the sensible side.  Which one will you choose?


Rings from the Alter Ego Collection. 18k gold with diamonds and enamel.

Contact: Malak Atut
ZAIKEN Jewelry
Contemporary Jewelry Design Group | 724-979-4992 | |
PO Box 1177
Hermitage, PA 16148

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