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Forge and Fountain

Old World Artistry | Timeless Aesthetic: Forge and Fountain is the marriage—literal and creative—of metalsmith Joshua Haiman and fine artist Holly DeFount. We specialize in handcrafted bespoke wedding sets with an elegant, eclectic emphasis on art, history, and magic.

We hand craft every aspect of our jewelry, from initial design sketches, to delicately carved casting models, to hand-forging one of a kind statement rings. We also do custom bridal ensembles, bridesmaid gifts, and groom’s accessories such as tie tacks and cufflinks. We source our gold and gems with the most ethical and sustainable producers, and also work with alternative materials such as meteorite and inlaid hardwoods. If you've always wanted a work of art for your wedding rings, you've found the perfect jeweler.

But just in case you’re in a bit of a hurry, or are looking for some simple handcrafted rings without the hassle of custom designing or a lot of extra cash, we have a fantastic assortment of different band styles always available in our Etsy shop!

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How I cater to Offbeat Brides

We have a wide range of creative potential in designing your special rings. Holly’s painterly hand is the magic behind our more illustrative pieces, while Josh’s mad skillz with hammer and torch offer a more masculine touch to others. For example, the set we call “Twig and Tweed” features Holly’s delicately carved rose gold branch set with heirloom diamonds for the bride, while the groom’s ring shows off Josh’s signature Argentium band inlaid with meteorite.

Whatever your vision is, we can work with you to bring it to life!

"Working with Josh and Holly for our rings was the best decision I made for my wedding. When I put mine on for the first time, it fit perfectly, like it was an extension of me. I am still in awe of the craftsmanship, care and devotion to details along the way." ~Siannan Gall

For all you Offbeat Brides and Grooms: we happily offer 20% off bridesmaids' or groomsmen's accessories with the purchase of a custom wedding set!

Examples of my work


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