Welcome to Alternatives Lapidary!

Here you will find a showcase of the work of Philip Lagas-Rivera, a gem cutter and custom jeweler based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

In the Gemstone Gallery, you will find a portfolio of my custom gem cutting.

In the Custom Jewelery section, you will find photos of some of my custom fine jewelry work.

In the Store, you will find a listing of stones and jewelry pieces I currently have for sale.

For more information about your humble craftsman, check out my Instagram, or see the About the Gem Cutter section of the site.

Thank you for visiting, if you have any further inquiries or comments, please feel free to drop me a message through my etsy shop.

Gallery


Sapphire and Palladium Ring

Moissanite and 14k White Gold Ring

Moissanite and Silver Ring

Alexandrite and White Gold Ring

Ruby and 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Moissanite and Palladium Ring

White Sapphires and 18k Gold Ring

Star Sapphire and Silver Ring

Purple Sapphire and 18k Earrings

Psilomelane and Silver Pendant

Moissanite and Platinum Ring

Moissanite and 14k White Gold Ring

Sapphire and Platinum Ring

Ruby and Palladium Ring

Sunstone and Silver Ring

Moissanite and 14k White Gold Ring

Spinel and 14k Rose Gold Earrings

Star Sapphire and Silver Ring

Sapphire and Platinum Ring

Moissanite and Silver Pendant

Pearl and 18k Yellow Gold Ring

Ruby and Platinum Ring

Sapphire and Platinum Ring

White Sapphire and Platinum Ring

Purple Sapphire and 18k Pendant