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Original and Unique Jewelry

I have been purchasing jewelry from Dan Balk for ten years. His pieces are original, unique... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vikki S
Dan re-created lost wedding ring!

Dan designed custom wedding rings for us in 2010. Unfortunately, mine was lost recently. Dan was... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Goldsmith and artist Dan Balk designs and fabricates every piece of jewelry from raw materials from his studio in Lutz, Tampa, Florida. Each piece is one of a kind, designed by Dan, who creates his own sterling silver, 18K, and 14K alloys that he...more
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1418 Julie Lagoon, Lutz, FL 33549-5841
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been purchasing jewelry from Dan Balk for ten years. His pieces are original, unique, modern, and beautiful. I have purchased pieces which he had already designed and have additionally commissioned him to design totally original pieces to my specifications. I have also had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Dan designed custom wedding rings for us in 2010. Unfortunately, mine was lost recently. Dan was able to re-create the ring just as before. I am thrilled with the results and highly recommend Dan Balk Jewelry. Tom Trittipo

Date of experience: July 2018
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Dan B, Owner at Dan Balk Jewelry, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you very much Tom. We really appreciate your support.

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Signed up for a class in metalsmith. First class dealt with orientation in safety, tools, methods and metals. Dan is a excellent teacher and is very patient. I had a great time creating my pendant.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

I took the private 4 day course. Dan is a patient, organize instructor with enough confidence and expertise to adapt the course to meet student specific goals. I am currently mid course and my expectations have been exceeded each day. Dan keeps us on track...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Meeting Dan and Nataly Balk some 4-5 years ago at an arts and crafts show was my good fortune. Dan took the time (about 1/2 hour) to listen and sketch my vision of a "Mokugane" jewish star necklace and went home. A few weeks later,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had them make me a custom pendant, using 'Mokugane' a traditional Japanese metalworking process. The result was a beautiful piece of art that will be passed down through my decedents for generations to come. I wear it 24hrs a day (for almost a year...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Colin K
Reviewed March 6, 2015

Found this charming little house on our first visit to Tampa and Ybor and immediately were taken by the one of a kind artwork and the friendliness of Nataly and Dan, even meeting their children! On subsequent visits they did a beautiful repair job on...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stopped in this store while visiting Ybor City on Business. There was a Saturday market with homemade arts, jewelry, paintings, etc. and walked across the street to this shop. We ended up purchasing a unique piece of jewelry at a very reasonable price. The...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed January 15, 2015

i love them! They take my designs and help me make a beautiful piece of jewelry! I Jane several pieces.

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed December 20, 2014

"Awesome people! Awesome art and awesome Jewelry !! A very nice place to visit and If you're looking for original art or jewelry you'll find it here! My experience with Dan and Nataly was awesome!

Date of experience: December 2014
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