“The Jeweler” HONORABLE MENTIONS“THE JEWELER”, historical fiction by part time South Walton resident Kenneth Murray “involves the lives of Rock and Carla Hard” quotes a note to the reader. For purposes of the novel, Kenneth changed Rock Hard to Cole Hanson to lend believability to the lead character. An editor advised the change, “no one [...]
The ’Real’ INDIANA JONES- Pensacola News Journal Artical July 20th Move over, Spielberg. Pensacola has its own Indiana Jones. Jewelry designer Rocky Hard may not carry a whip or battle treasure-seeking Nazis like the big screen hero, but his real life adventures in archaeology are better than any Hollywood blockbuster. And Indy we [...]
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has halted an international operation selling clarity enhanced diamonds over the internet using counterfeit GIA Diamond Grading Reports to falsify the quality of diamonds sold. The Gemological Institute of America does not grade clarity enhanced diamonds as a policy. No jeweller would ever buy a diamond without seeing the [...]
Our gem collection has been recognized by the American Gem Trade Association as one of the best nationally. We have tourmalines, exotic opals, south sea pearls, and much, much more. Come enjoy the fine colors planet earth has to offer, and tell us if you enjoy them as much as we do! Photo courtesy of [...]
South Sea Pearls, the best prices in years on this queen of gems. The quality is synonymous with Mikimoto at a third of the price, since cultivator is the largest with prices so fair Miki buys from our source. Come in and see our collection, these are rare beauties.
Xen reveals consciousness for the essential. Rock Hard is honored to have this German modern design exclusively! This nickel-free stainless steel this high quality hypoallergenic metal which offers the look of platinum for a fraction of the price.
Amber is one of the oldest stones used in jewelry, dating back to lists compiled by Assyrian jewellers around 1000 B.C. The Greeks believed amber to be the Tears of the Gods or solidified sunshine. This gem is a bargain for pennies per millennia, while also spanning the seasons for fashion. This summer and fall [...]
Due to the ability of our experienced team and steady hands, the seemingly impossible can now be done with our new self-contained laser welder. In keeping up with the constant advancements of technology, we will continue our mastery in the fine art of jewelry design, repair, and restoration. The laser can be used for welding [...]
The basis of a true team is fluid communication and giving always more. The key-player who has made it possible for me to be in Grayton and Pensacola is my co-designer, and metal-smith Jeff Spencer. I can say without reservation, that Jeff is the finest metal-smith I have had the honor of working with! Jeff [...]