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You are so right Chris. My daughter designs and makes custom jewelry when we're not doing artwork in steel and iron, and having something made to suite an occasion is so much nicer. We're trying to expand into other areas, but jewelry and ornamental iron work is still our base.And Truth be told, my selection for a setting, and the quality of the diamond and rubies were FAR better then what we had seen. Nothing beats a good local jewler in my book. I'll never go to one of those mall chains.