Press

16 Unique Engagement Rings from 2016

  Each year at Green Lake Jewelry Works, designers reflect on the most innovative, challenging and unique custom engagement rings created in the workshop. These are designs that we’d never seen before, pieces that pushed our technical abilities as jewelers and expanded our repertoire as artists. We’re not into picking favorites (there’s way too many […]

Why We Decided to Use Fairmined Gold

Right now, Green Lake is one of only a few places in the world where you can design your own engagement ring or wedding band and have it cast in Fairmined certified gold; Fairmined is an assurance label that certifies gold from empowered small-scale miners who meet world leading standards for responsible practices (It’s much […]

ARTISTS AT WORK: Green Lake in Chicago

At Green Lake, you’ll see our little ‘artists at work’ slogan just about everywhere; it’s on our signage, on our letterhead, and on the little copper boxes in which each ring we craft is delivered. This slogan (by the way) is absolutely true, and this month there are two artists in particular you really need […]

IN THE PRESS: Green Lake Jeweler Jeremy Dunn

(Spectra (Summer, 2012) Retailer Spotlight: Green Lake Jewelry Works, American Gem Society Las Vegas, NV. ) Spotlight: Green Lake Jewelry Works – Green Lake Jewelry Works was founded by Jim Tuttle in 1996, where it originally opened in an impossibly small wedge of retail space overlooking Green Lake; a scenic Seattle park and charming neighborhood in […]

PROCESS VOL. 5 – Chumlee’s Birthday Pendent

The world of gemological study and fine jewelry fabrication can be a bit of an incestuous industry; everyone knows everyone. One friend of Green Lake is actually a gemologist for Gold & Silver Pawnshop on the Vegas strip – also the set of the hit show Pawn Stars on the History Channel. Recently, as one of America’s favorite […]

Seattle’s Green Lake Jewelry Works named America’s Coolest Store

Each year, INSTORE– the essential trade magazine to jewelry retailers across America – assembles a panel of industry experts to identify the coolest store; an organization that’s providing the aesthetics, feel, products, and service better than anyone out there. This year Green Lake Jewelry Works is proud to report that a panel of industry heavies […]

5OO RINGS: Green Lake Bench Artist Adrienne Krieger Published in the New Edition

    When Green Lake first opened its doors, 500 Rings served as a beautiful coffee table book for our shop to set out and hopefully associate ourselves with the level of artistry showcased inner amongst the pages. We still fan out books like these on the fireside table and coffee counter of our Seattle […]

“SKILLFUL & IMAGINATIVE” Metalsmith Magazine reviews Green Lake Engraver Harry Caldwell IV

Here at the shop we’re always throwing around this this notion that we’re not just a ‘normal jewelry store;’ we’re really all artists at work. So we’re all very proud when one of our own is highlighted nationally for their artistry and craftsmanship. This month Harry Caldwell – Green Lake’s go to man for masterful […]

SMART SHOW: Interview with Green Lake Founder, Jim Tuttle

Read more of the online version of SMART magazine.      

NEW INDUSTRY BLOG: Jewelry Relish

Eric, an Artist here at Green Lake, has put up a pretty cool blog that will focus on some of the more interesting in’s and out’s of the custom jewelry world. If you’re thinking about making a custom piece, I think this blog lends both information and inspiration. Check ’em out: http://jewelryrelish.com/

PICKING UP SALES ONLINE: MJSA’s Custom Jeweler Magazine puts the Green Lake experience on the front page

For a local Seattle shop of primarily jewelers and craftsmen, developing a quality online custom jewelry experience required a lot of homework, tenacity, and a do-it-yourself mentality.  MJSA’s Custom Jeweler magazine recently highlighted the unique and personal approach to collaborating with out of state (and sometimes out of country) clients online – a body which […]

ON THE COVER: Green Lake’s Jeremy Dunn gets more than just his name in print

At Green Lake, Jeremy Dunn is a serious gold and platinumsith.  Replete with meticulous bead-setting and engraving, the stunningly detailed bridal pieces he fashions are a seasoned jeweler’s pragmatism at work. Still, he maintains a stealthy pursuit toward a looser side of jewelry – one that’s unkempt and free of the exacting standards placed on […]