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Light Champagne Pink Sapphire and Diamond Cluster Ring

02.05.2015


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This client first came to me about six months ago, with some floating ideas of what he wanted for an engagement ring. Both he and his girlfriend (together about a year and a half) have demanding careers; he is in real estate and his girlfriend is finishing up her residency. Being very detail-oriented but in […]

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Sparkly Natural Yellow Diamond Ring

25.09.2014


yellow diamond engagement ring

I had a few meeting with this client to go thru his choices, preferences and designs for this ring, and after a couple of months he finally selected a natural fancy light yellow diamond from the princess cut and cushion cut white and natural yellow diamonds I showed him. The engagement style he chose isn’t […]

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Round brilliant cut diamond wedding band

14.08.2014


6 stone diamond wedding band

This client came back to us to make a matching wedding band for a custom made 1.50ct round brilliant cut diamond engagement ring he got from us. They settled on the 6 large diamond wedding band as the engagement ring is a solitaire and quite simple and elegant, diamonds in the wedding band would always compliment a […]

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Square Cushion Blue Sapphire Braided Rope Solitaire

24.04.2014


This client knew the stone she wanted before she picked out the setting – a medium to medium dark cushion cut blue sapphire, approximately one carat. Many people don’t have an idea of what a one carat sapphire looks like, so I showed her some rings we have in stock at the store and found […]

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Hand Made GIA 1.50ct Solitaire Engagement Ring

13.02.2014


1.50ct GIA VS2 engagement ring

This client came in with a 1.00ct round brilliant cut solitaire ring in mind, at that time I was showing another client a 1.70ct round brilliant cut diamond I have in stock so after a glance of the 1.70ct he changed his mind! We narrowed down to approx. 1.50ct round brilliant cut diamond, high color […]

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Natural Brown Colored Diamond Wedding Band

19.08.2013


wedding bands

So this client returned to get her matching brown diamond wedding band with her brown diamond engagement ring below. She has moved awayfrom Vancouver so she emailed me to see if I could make a ring within 2 weeks because her wedding was in 2 weeks!! We met up to go over a design she […]

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Should you buy natural colored or treated colored diamonds?

09.04.2013


1.00ct yellow diamond

Diamonds are beautiful and they come in all colors like rainbow. While some natural colored diamonds are pricey, some are not, it depends on the rarity, size and intensity of the color. In general, blue, green, pink and red are among the most rare colors while brown and yellow are more common. Natural colored diamonds […]

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Stand Out From the Crowd: Custom Made Necklaces and Handmade Jewelry Online

27.12.2012


Blue Sapphire

Not satisfied with the jewelry you see in stores? Do you dream of designing your own necklaces, rings and bracelets, but lack the means to create them yourself? Well, look no further. With the help of professional jewelers, you can design your own ring online. Express yourself and wow your friends with custom made necklaces. […]

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Vintage Natural Brown Diamond Engagement Ring

31.07.2012


Vancouver colored diamonds

They are a young couple. She’s young but she has a very mature and unique taste to her jewellery. He doesn’t mind her picking her own ring so she picked a design she liked and brought it to me. She has been looking at a white diamond engagement ring and after some research she thought a light […]

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2012 JCK Jewellery Conference

16.06.2012


Perfect Diamonds Vancouver

I attend jewellery conference in many places every year, as a designer I want to see what jewelry trends are in and get ideas and get inspired, as a GIA graduate gemologist I always check out what’s new at GIA booth (I found a book all about gemstone inclusions this year), and finally as a jewelry […]

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