Attention!!! New Jewelry Shop opened on St. Armand’s Circle, on the second floor above Columbia!
For almost thirty years Todd Alan has been hand crafting one of a kind pieces of intricate jewelry. His self-taught signature style is treasured all over the world. Online since 1999 when Todd started his web based store “Hand Woven Bands”, Todd has handmade and shipped over 10,000 wedding rings to couples all around the world.
Every piece is a very involved step-by-step process:
It has taken almost three decades for Todd to master this unique and one-of-a-kind art form of hand braiding and swirling gold. Every step of the process requires rare jeweler skills and years of repetitious mastery to create these intricate yet sturdy designs.
In a world of mass production, most pieces of jewelry are machine cast or stamped. Here, Todd makes every single one on his bench, one at a time. Todd Alan is a traditional bench jeweler; he uses traditional tools and a hand torch. Raw metal round wire is poured, cut, woven, forged, fused, and filed by hand.
Artist Todd Alan creates his pieces one at a time. This jewelry is not cast or mass produced, but uniquely and individually handcrafted creations. Todd Alan has been a full time metalsmith creating heirloom jewelry since 1986. Inspired by the patterns of nature, Todd’s unique art-form has evolved into his signature style. Each piece of jewelry is a miniature work of art.
“Todd and Lyra, Gaspare and I are thrilled over the beautiful wedding rings you have crafted for us. They are exquisite ! Your personal customer service is 110 % . Our rings were admired at our pre – marriage class by all. Best of luck with the new location in Sarasota, Fl. We plan on stopping in to visit with you when on the west coast.” – Kathryn Anderson
“Todd actually did my engagement ring – a woven silver band with a garnet setting – as well as matching garnet and silver circlet, pendant, and bracelet. I wore these for the wedding, and got matching pendants for the bridesmaids and earrings for my maid of honor we were so pleased with the design. We were excited to see a woven design with solid outer bands available in platinum and ordered those for our wedding bands. We have always enjoyed his work, and he has always been very professional in his service. The website shows a lot of the designs available, and if anything, I’ve found they look even better in person.” – Domaris (from Wedding Wire)
“My husband and I were searching for unique, handmade rings, and fed head over heals for Todd’s work. First, we needed our rings pronto, and he accommodated a pretty rushed order. Additionally, he took his time talking to me because my husband doesn’t like feeling jewelry. He designed our wedding bands and made the gage of the inner wires thinner and the outer band thicker to help meet my husband’s request not to have to wear uncomfortable jewelry. In fact, my husband has never worn a ring prior to this one. Since we’ve received our weddings bands, we both extremely comfortable and happily wear them every day!!!! Todd sculpted and shipped us our rings- PRONTO. These rings are awesome and well worth the money!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are so happy made this purchase and plan to buy more on Todd’s jewelry in the future. Love, love, love his jewelry!!!!!!! I also must not that his co-worker is such a delight to talk to also! If you want a grand ring that’s both creative and beautiful and you want comfort, talk to Todd! – Private User (from Wedding Wire)
409A Saint Armand’s Circle.
Sarasota, FL 34236
(Shop is located on second floor above Columbia)