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 [...]
I am away attending the biggest spring jewellery show in Asia, Hong Kong international jewellery show (http://www.hktdc.com/fair/hkjewellery-en/HKTDC-Hong-Kong-International-Jewellery-Show.html) and doing gem identification study at GIA (http://www.gia.edu) for 3 weeks. I’ll be updating my twitter (http://twitter.com/monicatsao) and checking my email frequently but won’t be posting any new blog articles until then.
Dress for Success event took place last night at V lounge Earls in Yaletown. Dress for Success® Vancouver promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women in the Lower Mainland by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. I donated a few hand [...]
100% of the Remembering 2 Give fundraising proceeds go to the Strathcona Community Centre, which supports growing health in kids through youth athletics. The community of Strathcona is one of the poorest in the country with many children living in poverty. At Strathcona, the community center for the past 30 years has offered subsidized or [...]
I always love Earls Restaurant.
I attended the Western Living Designer Award event as Monica Tsao Private Jeweller and Designer. It was hosted at the Millenium Water Presentation Centre and Blue Water Cafe catered the event. It was fun!
Someday I just decided to dig around my computer and found these old photos and newspaper clips of me years ago…
I was in the Vancouver Sun Town Talk page with costume jewelry designer Elsa Corsi after the Arts Umbrella event on June 25, 2009 where I donated a pair of diamond studs. Click on the image to read. Here’s a link to the article if you can’t see this impage. The Vancouver [...]
First of all, Arts Umbrella is a not for profit society for visual and performing arts for children based in Vancouver. I donated a pair of diamond studs for raffle prize for their AU-Precious Element event on June 25, 2009 at Opus Hotel. Theme of the night is gold and glamours so I [...]
I went to a friend’s wedding the other weekend and have some thoughts after that and would like to share with the public. Here’s a picture of the wedding venue at the Vancouver Royal Yacht Club. I loved how the sky changes colors. This is what it looked like when I just [...]