Hi, I’m artist Patrick Barnes. Welcome to my website showcasing my fine jewelry. Please look around, I’m sure you’ll enjoy what you find here. New information is added every day!

What Not to Use to Clean Your Jewelry

By Patrick | June 18, 2021
What Not to Use to Clean Your Jewelry by Southwest Originals

What to avoid when cleaning your diamond ring. Only a ring that has been damaged by improper care is worse than one that has lost its brilliant shine. Bleach, chlorine, and acetone are all household cleaners that should never be used on diamond rings. Certain base metals in your ring can be broken down by […]

Top 8 wedding venues in Dallas Texas

By Patrick | June 14, 2021
Top 8 wedding venues in Dallas Texas by Southwest Originals 505-363-7150

Dallas is an ideal location for a wedding. The city’s strong historical roots, elegance, and stunningly diverse metropolitan setting have resulted in a multitude of one-of-a-kind wedding settings. Wedding preparation isn’t always straightforward. There are numerous factors to consider, which are venues, photographers, and caterers. The sheer amount of items on your checklist may be […]

Cuts of Diamonds

By Patrick | May 12, 2021
Cuts of Diamonds by Southwest Originals 505-363-7150 a

When we think of a diamond, we picture a round shape diamond in our mind, which is the most popular shape. But if you want something unique and different, plenty of shapes are crafted by cutting diamonds with divergent specifications. Every surface is perfectly polished after the cutting process. Each shape reflects a new pattern […]

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