Steven Kretchmer

Steven Kretchmer is world-renowned for his use of unique precious metals, such as 18k blue gold and mokume gane, as well as his signature Tension-Set jewelry.

Steven earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan. He has worked with several prestigious jewelry firms in New York and Milan, and in 1991he founded Steven Kretchmer Design, Inc. in Los Angeles.

During his career, Steven has received numerous awards for his continual success in extending the boundaries of fine jewelry design. He has also been granted a number of patents for precious metal product inventions and alloys, including multicolored layered golds, tension settings, and Polarium, a permanently magnetic platinum alloy.

“I design future classics that become heirlooms…precious pieces, created by rare techniques. I do not redo what has been done.”

    • Steven Kretchmer An Arabic name meaning “Ring around the Moon” or “Moon’s light”, our Hala eternity bands are truly unique. Steven Kretchmer developed their own setting style to both protect the diamonds and simultaneously show off their brilliance, creating an eternity band you will never want to take off. The Stellina Blue Hala Band is[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer Derived from an Arabic name meaning “Ring around the Moon” or “Moon’s light”, our Hala eternity bands are truly unique. Steven Kretchmer developed their own setting style to both protect the diamonds and simultaneously show off their brilliance, creating an eternity band you will never want to take off. The Stellina Blue Hala[.....]
    • Butterfly New Helix (BNH) with Scattered Melee ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire round brilliant center stone for the left or right hand. Includes (7) diamond melee. Accents that can be added include extra scattered melee and channel-set options. Additional fees apply. Center stones[.....]
    • Butterfly New Helix (BNH) with 24 karat gold inlay ring is available exclusively in platinum with 24 karat gold inlay for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire round brilliant center stone for the left or right hand. Includes (2) diamond melee. Accents that can be added include extra scattered melee and customized symbols. Additional fees apply.[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer Stelllina Blue Collection With a Latin origin meaning “Of the heavens”, our Celia ring accents the center stone with sweeping rows of diamonds. A modern take on the classic cathedral ring. Center stone is not included in the price.
    • Steven Kretchmer’s Deco Band 2.1 is 6.5mm to 10mm wide and available in 18K yellow, rose, and white gold, platinum or palladium. Includes (2) 1.5mm princess cut diamonds.
    • Steven Kretchmer’s Deco Band 3.1 is 6.5mm to 10mm wide and available in platinum or palladium, in a shiny or matte finish with 24K gold inlay. 3mm flush set princess, diamond, ruby or sapphire is included.
    • Steven Kretchmer’s Deco Band 4.1 is 6.5mm wide in palladium with a matte finish and (6) graduating round brilliant diamonds. If you need a different size, you can contact us directly. One of our jewelry consultants will handle your order personally. Most rings can be resized same day, however some custom orders may take 2[.....]
    • DP ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire pear shape center stone for the left or right hand. Accents that can be added include scattered melee, channel-set, or inlay options (inlay on platinum styles only). Additional fees apply. Center stone not included.
    • Steven Kretchmer Stelllina Blue Collection Derived from the French word for “Star,” the Estelle diamond solitaire embodies classic elegance and grace. Center stone not included in price.
    • Steven Kretchmer Flat and Shaped (FS) ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire emerald-cut, princess, Asscher, radiant, or round brilliant center stone. Accents that can be added include, scattered melee, channel-set, or inlay options (inlay on platinum styles only). Additional fees apply. Center stone not[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer Hard Omega ring is of the stone width and is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire emerald-cut, princess, radiant, Asscher or round brilliant center stone. Accents can be added include, scattered melee, channel-set, or inlay options (inlay on platinum styles only) for an additional[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer Hard Omega (HO) with 1/2 Side Channel ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire round brilliant center stones or 0.75ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire emerald-cut, princess, Asscher or radiant center stones. Center stone not included in the price
    • Steven Kretchmer Truncated Flat-Top Helix (HTF) ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire, emerald-cut, marquise, princess, radiant, Asscher or round brilliant center stones for the left or right hand. Accents that can be added include, scattered melee, channel-set, or inlay options (inlay on platinum styles[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer 18k yellow gold bypass style solitaire ring by Steven Kretchmer with .12tcw of pave set round brilliant cut diamonds, E-F color, VVS clarity, and one center tension set 1.0ct cubic zirconia.
    • Steven Kretchmer Truncated Round-Top Helix (HTR) ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire in a emerald-cut, marquise, princess, radiant, Asscher or round brilliant center stone for the left or right hand. Accents that can be added include, scattered melee or inlay options (inlay on platinum[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer Stelllina Blue Collection Derived from the French word for “Star,” the Estelle diamond solitaire embodies classic elegance and grace. Center stone not included in price.
    • Steven Kretchmer Stelllina Blue Collection A blend of classic style with a bit of Kretchmer edge, this ring was named Kira because of the beautiful meaning it draws from around the world. It is Persian for “Sun” or “Beam of light,” Russian for beloved and in Japan it means “glittery, shiny.” The Kira ring embodies[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer’s Kissing Band is available exclusively in Polarium™, our magnetic platinum alloy, available with a stripe accent, as shown in matte, available in Midnight blue or 24k Crystallized Gold inlay. 6.0mm or 6.5mm wide.
    • Steven Kretchmer MQ ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire marquise center stone for the left or right hand. Accents that can be added include, scattered melee, channel-set, or inlay options (inlay on platinum styles only). Additional fees apply. Center stone not included
    • Steven Kretchmer New Helix (NH) with Scattered Melee ring is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire round brilliant center stone for the left or right hand. Includes 3 diamond melee. Accents that can be added include extra scattered melee and channel-set options. Additional fees apply. Center[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer New Helix (NH) with 24K Fish-4 Inlay ring is available exclusively in platinum with 24K crystallized gold inlay for 0.50ct+ diamond, ruby, or sapphire round brilliant center stone for either the left or right hand. Includes one melee diamond. Additional melee and channel-set options available for and additional charge. Center stones not included[.....]
    • Steven Kretchmer Omega Pavé Band Wide- is available in 18K yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum in a 3-Row 4.25 mm wide band. The Omega Pave Band is designed to be paired with any of our Omega-style rings or worn separately.