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One of a kind & handcrafted

Conflict-free gemstone & recycled metal every day heirlooms and bespoke bridal for the exuberant heart—handmade in the City of Fountains by goldsmith and gem setter, Nicole Jo Melton

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Create your dream ring

Create a one of a kind righthand or engagement ring for yourself or a loved one with our dreamy selection of ethically-sourced gemstones and recycled 14K gold.

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Testimonials

Thank you so much for your express shipping and your hard work! The pendant arrived yesterday and is more beautiful than the photos even show! It's clear you worked really hard on this and the craftspersonship shows through. It's amazing! We celebrated our anniversary yesterday and I surprised her with the necklace. She absolutely loves it and was so surprised!  You really helped us have a really special moment and I'm very grateful. My friend showed me your work and I hope to pass on the recommendations to anyone who asks! I'm sure I'll end up buying something again soon!

Romulus M., California

Wow! What an amazing ring you created for this special moment in our lives. She loves it. It showed up a month earlier than expected which made my day!! I could hardly wait to ask her once the ring showed up. Ended up popping the question on Sunday evening while camping during a beautiful sunset in the mountains of northern Washington state. ...We appreciate the love and care that you put into your craft—you are very talented! It will be in our hearts and on her finger forever."

Noah and Carla, Seattle, WA

The [earrings] arrived, Nicole, and they are breathtaking. My husband gave them to me this morning...Thank you so much for accepting my request to make something so special to me. A gift from someone whom I love so much. We are both incredibly impressed with your craftsmanship. You’re so talented! Your jewelry is heirloom quality. Your customer service is top notch. And your delivery is one of a kind with such exquisite packaging also as detailed as your work.

Casie, Omaha, NE

Working with Nicole was easy and straight to the point. She was very patient and helped me figure out what our best option was for an engagement ring. She worked hard and delivered my ring on time. She knows her material and is passionate about the stones she uses. My fiancé loved that her ring was one of a kind and unique.

Jorge and Gabrielle, Kansas City, MO

I took the plunge and selected a gorgeous gem to begin the bespoke process with Nicole Melton of Knot & Splice... Nicole made every step of the process satisfying so that I was sure to have exactly what I wanted. I could not be more pleased at my very own original art piece. P.S. I have another piece purchased from her shop—an opal that is gorgeous and equally pleasing. I can whole heartily recommend working with Nicole, be it a bespoke piece or a purchased from her inventory… this art does not disappoint.

Janice, Maryland

Initially, I approached Nicole by email to see if she would customize her beautiful Botanic Pendant. Fortunately, she was open to creating the specific pendant I had in mind. Since the very beginning, she has been prompt in replying to my questions. She also took the time to order and then select the perfectly matched sapphire colored stone that I requested. Her passion for designing jewelry is evident in the skill in which she hand engraved my pendant with additional hand applied millgrain detail. I'm in love with my customized Botanic pendant!  If you are considering a customized piece of jewelry with Nicole, I would wholeheartedly say go for it! Nicole has the skill and love for her craft to deliver exactly what you have in mind!

Lynn, New Mexico

The custom ring making process with Nicole was really great, because she worked hard on it and cared about every step of the process. I love the end result to boot!

Marissa, New York

Enchanting and unique gemstones that tell stories

"I have been forging my own path of ethical sourcing since the beginning of Knot & Splice. Each gemstone is like a fingerprint—as unique as your own laughter, hands, and soul. I love partnering with my clients to create meaningful and wearable art that is crafted by my own two hands and imbued with heart and skill."

—Nicole Jo Melton, goldsmith and designer

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