Emily Benoist Ruffin

Winner of the AGTA Spectrum Award

18k yellow & white gold
48.94ct Burmese blue sapphire cabouchon
1.41ct TW diamonds

Winner of the NMJA Enchantment Award
18k yellow gold
2.85ct Lightning Ridge Black Opal
1.13ct TW Princess-cut Diamonds
0.137ct TW Blue Diamonds

Emily Ruffin has been designing and making jewelry since the age of 14. She opened her studio and gallery in Taos 18 years ago after receiving a degree in sculpture and working in the United States and West Germany. Awards received include:1991 AGTA Spectrum Award, 1995 NMJA Enchantment Award, including best of class, best of show and People's Choice Awards. Emily specializes in custom design and hand-constructed pieces in the noble metals and can be seen at her gallery at 119 Bent Street in Taos, NM