Errant Gem

Errant Gem jewelry is designed by Rafael Rios-Mathioudakis. Born and raised in Guatemala City in Central America, Rafael is a professional photographer, educator, and a jewelry maker. While studying in Argentina, he became friends with some of the best craftsmen and artisans in Buenos Aires. This inspired Rafael to travel Latin America which took him to San Jose del Cabo, Baja California where he met his first jewelry mentor, Javier Campos. He learned the basics of metalsmithing along with other techniques such as setting stones, reticulating sheets of silver and casting objects using the lost wax casting technique. Shortly thereafter he ended up in Mompox, Colombia, a small town near the Magdalena River, where he became the apprentice to Eligio Rojas to learn the art of Filigree. Filigree is an ancient technique in a contemporary style. It is a delicate embellishment in which fine, pliable threads of precious metal are twisted or curled into a design and then soldered onto the jewelry. After his apprenticeship, he continued his travels which led him to San Diego where he started his jewelry brand, Errant Gem and where he became the founder of the Ojo Creativo project which provides bilingual photography classes to young people in San Diego and Latin America.

Works By Errant Gem

Amethyst Filigree Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$241.30 Add to cart

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Australian Boulder Opal cover with 14K Gold Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$116.01 sold

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Australian Boulder Opal cover with 14k Gold Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$134.57 Add to cart

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Bronze Casted Ring with Montana Sapphire

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$204.18 Add to cart

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Colombian Raw Emerald Gold Plated 14k Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$120.65 Add to cart

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Electroformed Amethyst Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$92.81 Add to cart

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Electroformed Emerald and Pink Tourmaline Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$83.53 Add to cart

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Electroformed Ethiopian Opal Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$92.81 Add to cart

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Golden Electroformed Tourmaline Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$102.09 Add to cart

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Golden Emerald Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$74.25 Add to cart

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Golden Green Tourmaline Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$92.81 sold

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Golden Turquoise Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$64.96 Add to cart

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Hand Earrings

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$204.18 Add to cart

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Incan Filigree Bracelet

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Medium: Jewelry

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Labradorite Filigree Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$440.83 Add to cart

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Mexican Opal cover with 14k Gold Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$102.09 Add to cart

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Moonstone Filigree Detail Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$301.62 Add to cart

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Multiple Herkimer Diamonds cover with 14k Gold Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$204.18 Add to cart

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Pyramid Sunset Earrings

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$422.27 Add to cart

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Raw Colombian Emeralds cover with 14k Gold Ring

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$134.57 Add to cart

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Sand Casted Half Moon Necklace

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$301.62 Add to cart

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Sand Casted Tear Necklace

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$241.30 Add to cart

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Seed Of Life Mandala Necklace

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$1,350.35 Add to cart

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Silver Casted Ring with Raw Ruby

Artist: Errant Gem

Medium: Jewelry

$306.26 Add to cart

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