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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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Diamond Band and Tungsten Band Wedding Set

16.07.2014


We had custom made her cushion blue sapphire halo engagement ring last year, seen here: http://monicatsao.com/blog/jewelry-trends/cushion-ceylon-blue-sapphire-halo-engagement-ring/  Since her engagement ring stands alone very well, she wanted a wedding band that would complement but not take away from the sapphire center stone. I usually suggest for those with colored stone engagement rings to do alternating diamond/gemstone […]

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Platinum Diamond Baguette Band and Tungsten Band

12.07.2014


This couple first came into Secret Sapphire in the fall of 2013, casually inquiring about the possibility of having wedding bands made. After looking around for a few months, they came back to us to make their rings just a month before their wedding and moving away to Edmonton! However it was no problem for us […]

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Emerald Cut Diamond Eternity Wedding Band

09.07.2014


We had custom made her radiant cut halo engagement ring last year, so when it came time for wedding bands this couple came back to us to see what we could do. For the lady, she wanted something substantial enough to stand alone as she plans to wear the wedding band most of the time, […]

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Classic Beveled Platinum Mens Band

11.06.2014


After having his fiancee’s engagement ring made with us, this client wanted to see what we can do for his wedding band. He liked the idea of having a classic band with a twist, made in enduring platinum to match his beloved’s engagement set. He spent some time perusing our selection of tungsten carbide, cobalt, […]

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Yellow Gold Money Clip

11.01.2014


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This inquiry came to me at the very last minute before Xmas but I’ve done a lot of last minute projects so I said yes to this project right away. It’s very hard to find gold money clip nowadays in the market so it has to be custom made. After going back and fourth about […]

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Custom Made 19K bands – Diamond and Two-Tone

26.11.2013


This couple had commissioned us to make her engagement ring last year (see previous post: http://monicatsao.com/blog/jewelry-trends/3-stone-sapphire-diamond-engagement-ring/). They came to us this time to make their wedding bands in time for their November wedding. For her ring, she wanted to create a band subtle enough so that her engagement ring would still stand out. She had […]

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Rose Gold Inlay Ceramic and Diamond Wedding Bands

12.11.2013


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I made this couple’s emerald cut engagement ring in 18K rose gold last year. They have come back to get wedding bands. She decided on round brilliant cut diamonds wedding band in 18K rose gold. He likes the idea of  alternative metals for his band but would like to have some details to match her band. We […]

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Elephant Cufflinks in 18KW

24.09.2013


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This is for a client’s 10 years anniversary gift. She says that her husband just loves elephants and dogs so she asked me if I could make a pair of elephant cufflinks in white gold. Of course! I did a bit of research online to see what other available elephant cufflinks are out there and […]

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Custom White Sapphire Eye Ring

17.09.2013


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This particular client was extremely easy to work with, as he already had an exact idea of what he wanted: a replica of his costume ring. He had been wearing this ring every day for over a year when he decided he wanted to invest in having it made into a fine jewelry piece. This […]

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