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Light Pink Sapphire Engagement Ring in 18K Rose Gold

17.07.2015


This nice client was referred to me by his long-time friend from university, who commissioned me to make a blue sapphire engagement ring not long ago. Since his girlfriend has been dropping many hints about wanting a sapphire for an engagement ring as well, he decided to make an appointment with me. As we chatted […]

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Round Canadian Diamond in Half Bezel Ring

02.04.2015


This client was referred to me by a dear friend of mine.. He and his girlfriend had been dating about 2 years when he decided to surprise her with a ring. He mentioned him and his girlfriend are pretty similar – in that they both outdoorsy people, enjoy camping and hiking, and are modest and low-key mostly. She […]

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19K Gold Custom Mens Band with Ruby

22.12.2014


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This couple came in to browse our selection of mens rings a while back, as we have many alternative metal rings including tungsten, cobalt, titanium, and ceramic. Even if alternative metals are not for you, they can serve as inspiration as there are many different styles to touch and try on. We can duplicate or […]

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Loose Natural Alexandrite Stone

21.12.2014


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This young guy came to us in search of a nice alexandrite for the center stone in his girlfriend’s engagement ring. He already knows that his girlfriend does not want a diamond, she prefers a colored gemstone and something unique. They had come across alexandrites in their search and they were both drawn to its’ […]

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Oval Ruby in Wide Yellow Gold Tapered Band

08.11.2014


This couple came in together to browse for a colored stone engagement ring for her. They have been dating for a couple of years, and just this month made the mutual decision to start looking at rings together before a proposal takes place. Once all the details are finalized, she wanted to be kept in the […]

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Custom Made 19K Oval Aquamarine Halo Engagement Ring

28.05.2014


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This client was referred to us by a good friend of his; a lovely lady client who we custom made a colored diamond wedding set for a year ago. She had a pleasant experience and a beautiful ring, so she recommended he come and see us. They say word of mouth is the best form of […]

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How Much Does 1ct Diamond Cost?

04.05.2013


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One of the question I get asked the most for being in the jewelry business is, how much is a 1.00ct, how much is a 2.00ct? Well, it’s hard to say, it’s not like we’re talking about a pair of jeans, all you need to do is to see if you like the style, if […]

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Should you buy natural colored or treated colored diamonds?

09.04.2013


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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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Diamond Alternative – Brilliant White Sapphire

19.03.2013


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What to get when you don’t want a diamond for your engagement ring? Or just want something that’s a little different? My clients usually go for blue sapphires but sapphires come in all colors, yellow sapphire is quite popular too, some pink sapphires, also purple sapphires that could resemble tanzanite, they even come in two […]

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Custom Made Vintage Inspired Aquamarine Engagement Ring

30.10.2012


An old friend who I haven’t seen forever contacted me for an unique engagement ring. He said that he would like some blue stone but doesn’t like the strong hue of blue sapphire, so he asked me for blue topaz or blue aquamarine. Aquamarine is a more valuable stone so  naturally I would suggest the […]

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