Hand Engraved Ball Watch Just finished hand engraving this really cool Ball watch! The collector who sent it to me gave me full artistic discretion and asked me to surprise him. My Irish roots got the best of me and so I cut some Celtic patterns that seem to flow nicely with the watch. He […]
Rolex Band Engraving I was commissioned to design and engrave this Rolex band and clasp with the theme of the “5 Elements” which are five states of matter. The densest one is the solid state, also called “earth”. The second state is liquid, “water”; the third is “fire”; the fourth is “air”. The fifth state […]
This custom Rolex engraving is deep and bold! A really cool client in Chicago commissioned me to hand engrave his Rolex Milgauss. The case and band are engraved with old fashioned scrollwork and running leaf design. The engraving is done in deep relief fashion and like usual I cut a bit extra deep to give […]
Hand Engraved Swiss Watch Before and after pics of a Hublot Swiss watch project I completed for a customer in India. Deep relief hand engraved titanium and stainless steel transformed the look and feel of this well used watch. Hublot creates a very distinct and unique watch which makes a nice canvas for engraving! The […]
Rolex Band Engraving I was commissioned to engrave this Rolex band for a thoughtful customer who asked me to include some design ideas that are very important to him. Intersecting lines to represent crossing paths with people throughout life. The wellness triangle and an old ship that represents death which seeks us all but is […]
Hand Engraved Omega Watch This slim and elegant Omega watch was sent to me by a wonderful customer who asked me to add some hand engraved scroll and leaf work to his watch. Pretty small canvas to work with but we are both happy with how it turned out! A one of a kind Omega […]
Rolex Watch Engraving I was commissioned to hand engrave this Rolex Milguass with a Tribal motif. It certainly is a one of a kind design. My client and I went back and forth until the design was just what he wanted! I engraved this watch with deep relief background removal which gives it a real […]
Hand Engraved Rolex Sea Dweller This hand engraved Rolex Sea Dweller was done for a client in Europe who asked for a variety of designs that hold special meaning for he and his family. Over 100 hours of deep and bold hand engraving in this lovely, one-of-a-kind watch! You can also see my work […]
Rolex Watch Engraving with Flaming Scrolls!! I was commissioned to engrave this fine Rolex watch for a customer who is in the fire protection business. He loves the old style scroll and leaf designs but he asked if I could incorporate something related to his business. Thus I came up with the idea of hand […]
Hand Engraved Audemars Piguet I was commissioned to hand engrave this fine Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch for a wonderful gentleman in Europe. He asked for a Japanese Tattoo theme including a tiger and some Koi fish. The Japanese Kanji characters all have personal meaning for him. The entire case and band of this watch […]
Hebrew Rolex Engraving I had the pleasure of hand engraving this Rolex Milguass for a customer in New York who requested a very interesting theme. He asked for wave patterns that would remind him of his home near the sea as a boy. He also chose some of his favorite Hebrew verses and symbols. Laying […]
Vintage Rolex Engraved I was commissioned to hand engrave this vintage Rolex for a great customer in Panama. He asked if I could include a “heart motif”, wings and wheels, some scrollwork and a bear which represents his family crest. What a fun project to try and bring those things together on this stainless steel […]
This Rolex engraving was done for a wonderful customer overseas who asked me to include various design ideas that have great personal meaning to them. The hand engraving took well over 100 hours and is done in deep relief style which is extremely time consuming in Rolex stainless steel. This project was a joy to […]
Rolex Caseback Hand Engraved with Gold inlay This project was done for a really great customer who wanted to personalize his Rolex watch. A 24K Gold inlaid 3 letter monogram with a hand engraved border of oak leaves and acorns inlaid in gold. Below are some progress pics showing how the gold inlay is done. […]
Samurai Rolex Engraving This project was commissioned by an overseas customer who requested a hand engraved Japanese/Samurai design. The Japanese characters represent the clients name and are very meaningful to him. Each part of the Japanese design are taken from ancient Japanese culture. Hand engraving the stainless steel Rolex case and band in deep relief […]
Watch Dial Engraving is becoming popular! Carefully hand engraving a watch dial is a time consuming task but it certainly makes it a one of a kind watch!
Engraved Watch Rolex Daytona – This hand engraved Rolex was a work of joy for me. Francois Pienaar, the captain of the 95 World Cup Championship Rugby Team from South Africa contacted me and commissioned me to engrave this watch for him. He asked me for a Chinese theme that included a dragon. Well over 120 […]
Hand Engraved Watch Dial is featured in this 26 jewel Swiss automatic movement custom watch I recently finished putting together. The rotor is also hand engraved (see pic below). This is an experimental project I have been wanting to do and so I slipped it in between customer projects. Hand engraving a watch dial has […]
An ocean loving customer who lives on the Gulf coast asked me to hand engrave his stainless steel Rolex watch band with an ocean motif. He mentioned that he loves to fish and enjoys a variety of fish, crabs and shells found in his area. He also asked to have his zodiac symbol for Cancer […]
Hand Engraved Cartier Watch Band A popular European jazz and pop singer from Switzerland asked me to hand engrave the band of his classic Cartier watch. I tried to keep the design simple but elegant and in harmony with this beautiful time piece. Hand engraving the quality, very hard solid stainless steel in this band […]
Rolex Hand Engraved This Rolex Datajust was designed and hand engraved by yours truly for a very nice gentleman in Southern California. He asked me to fully hand engrave this nice Rolex watch including all the links in the stainless steel band. I lovingly and carefully spent well over 100 hours on this project. There […]
Rolex Watch Back Engraving. Olympic Rings and a bit of scrollwork for an aspiring young skeet shooter from the Philippines. Sometimes a customer just wants something clean and simple hand engraved on the back of their Rolex watch case!
Hand Engraved Rolex Milgauss I was commissioned by Bamford Watch Department in London to engrave another Gothic theme design on this Custom Rolex Milguass and asked to include the number 13. All the engraving is done in deep relief fashion which is extremely time intensive but I think well worth it. I think this lucky […]
Hand Engraved Silver Pendant A thoughtful woman asked me to engrave a silver pendant she wears to remember her deceased father. She sent me pictures of designs from two special shirts he always wore and asked if I could somehow combine those designs with his initials. The silver pendant is hollow and rather thin so […]
This Hand Engraved Rolex Watch was designed and carved at the request of Bamford Watch Department with offices in London and New York. I was asked to include some skull designs and to create a gothic look and feel to this Bamford Rolex Milgauss. I spent over 100 hours hand engraving this watch under a […]
Hand Engraved Rolex Watch I was commissioned to design and hand engrave this Custom Rolex Milgauss by Bamford Watches in London for a customer who asked for three of their favorite things to be included; hummingbirds, kingfishers and succulent plants. I was also asked to include a company logo into the design. Those four items […]
Hand Engraved Watch Case This stainless steel watch case was hand engraved for a very cool customer in Singapore. He liked my design style and asked me to come up with something to make his favorite wrist watch look special. The one piece bezel and case was tricky to hand engrave in a few areas […]
I recently had the honor and pleasure of completing this hand engraved Rolex Milgauss for Bamford Watch Department based in London with offices in New York and around the world. The business was started in 2003 by George Bamford and has been based around the personalisation of various iconic sports watches from some of the major brands […]
A good customer commissioned me to create this hand engraved Sterling Silver Pendant for his wife as a gift for a very special day. The pictures below will give you an idea of the steps involved in a project like this such as; design transfer, outline cutting and background removal. Hand engraving is a slow […]
Ring Engraving A cool tattoo artist I know asked me if I could do some ring engraving and add the letter K to a very special sterling silver ring. The K stands for the lovely lady that he has fallen head over heels in love with and will be spending the rest of his life […]
Hand engraved Apple watch and band This 42mm stainless steel hand engraved Apple watch was done for a customer in Virginia. His request for the design was to go with what I thought would look nice but to include an anchor and rope somewhere in the design. As shown in the pictures below I engraved […]
Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet This hand made silver bracelet was created for a good customer in Alabama as a Christmas gift for his mother and he asked to have a special inscription engraved inside the bracelet. Last year he ordered a hand engraved knife for his sister who is a collector and I am […]
Sterling Silver Hand Engraved Bracelet This hand engraved silver bracelet was done for a really nice man who wanted something extra special for his wife’s 70th birthday. Of course her name is Penny! He liked the scroll-work he saw on another one of my bracelets but asked if I could add her name to the […]
Hand Engraved Vintage Bulova Watch I was commissioned to hand engrave this beautiful 1950’s solid gold Bulova watch by Daniel Gibbings, a fine luxury jeweler in Montecito, California.
Hand Engraved Bulova Watch On this rectangular shaped watch I decided to use a double running leaf design around the watch face. Each leaf is deeply hand engraved with great care and then shaded to add realism to the leaves. It is a simple but I think very elegant look for this nice Bulova […]
Hand Engraved Stainless Steel Watch This stainless steel hand engraved wrist watch features English Scroll work around the dial and the lugs. The customer’s initials are engraved next to the crown. This is deep relief engraving which results in a 3 dimensional look and feel.
Hand Engraved Watch – Stellar Corpse style! The skull in the design on this watch was patterned after the logo in my son’s rock band. This is a 316 Stainless Steel watch case with running leaf design hand engraved around the top and then deep relief scroll work on each side of the skull. […]
Hand Engraved Stainless Steel Watch. This hand engraved watch features a running leaf design around the dial and some deep relief english scroll engraving on the sides. Although this is not an expensive watch, the hand engraving certainly gives it a unique and elegant look.
Hand Engraved Wedding Band Set – 14K White Gold with Diamonds I hand engraved this matching set of rings from 14K solid white gold comfort fit bands. Each ring features 3 flush set 2.5 mm quality grade VS diamonds. The continuous running leaf design symbolizes unending love. This elegant matching wedding band set will bring […]
Hand Engraved Ruby Ring This is a Sterling Silver size 10 comfort fit ring which was hand engraved with a running leaf design. 3 Rubies were flush set into the ring. This type of hand engraved design has been very popular.
Hand Engraved Ruby Ring This is a deep relief, hand engraved Titanium ring with 6 rubies flush set evenly around the ring. The titanium ring has a slight dome and is of the highest quality grade. The rubies are set into the design using a flush setting technique otherwise known as gypsy setting. This is […]
Hand Engraved Ring for Her This is a sterling silver engraved ring with flush set gemstones integrated into the deep relief hand engraved design.
Hand Engraved Titanium Men’s Ring This hand engraved Titanium Ring features a Celtic endless knot design blended into a 24K gold inlaid oval with deeply engraved initials.
Hand Engraved Titanium Ring This commercially pure titanium ring was hand engraved in deep relief fashion and then anodized with a rich blue background. As you can see in the picture below, this ring can also be created with a black background for those who prefer a more classic look.
Hand Engraved Silver Pendant with Garnet Gemstone This hand engraved Sterling Silver pendant was created for a special lady in New Mexico as a Christmas gift. She made me promise not to make another one exactly like it! Her name is also hand engraved on the back.
Hand Engraved Graduation Gift A nice gentleman in NY named Dave commissioned me to create this hand engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet as a gift for his wife’s graduation from her medical residency program. He asked me to engrave a message to his wife on the inside of the bracelet. I was impressed by how proud […]
Hand Engraved Celtic Rings These are high quality Sterling Silver bands hand engraved in deep relief fashion with a unique and continuous Celtic Knot design. The background in the photo above is plated with 24K Gold. The background in the photo below is blackened with a special enamel for greater contrast.
Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet This Dolphins at Sunset bracelet is hand engraved in deep relief fashion. The relieved background areas are hand stippled and then plated with 24K Gold. The inspiration for this design comes from all the dolphins I see while walking along Santa Barbara shores with my trusty dog Petie! View the complete […]
Sterling Silver Bracelet with 24K Gold This “Old Santa Barbara Mission Bracelet” is hand engraved in deep relief fashion. The recessed engraved areas are then electroplated with 24K Gold. The design features several elements from the iconic mission including the newly restored rosetta window above the entrance, the carved wooden doors and flowing designs painted […]
Silver Pendant This Sterling Silver Pendant will be added to my Santa Barbara collection of hand engraved jewelry. It matches the bracelet in the picture below. The deep relief hand engraving style really makes this pendant stand out and the delicate twist border adds a nice accent to the piece. View the complete Santa Barbara Collection […]