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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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Pearl Pendants to Pearl Dangle Earrings!

19.09.2013


pearl pendants

A client came in with two fresh water solitaire pearl pendants she no longer wears and wants to turn it into a pair of dangle earrings she would actually wear! They look really similar in size, color and luster, slightly different you put them side by side but for a pair of dangle earrings they […]

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Sorting and Comparing Pearl Jewellery

25.01.2013


examing pearls

Most people have never thought of the process or the difficulities of sorting pearls, pearls come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. First and most of all, pearls will be sorted according to whether or not they can be used for the cultured pearl industry or not. I am a GIA pearl graduate and […]

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Impressive South Sea Pearl Strands

23.01.2013


pearl necklaces vancouver

So I was asked by an old client who already own a beautiful south sea pearl strand to source a few more for her friends. When I source pearls, I am always looking for pearls that have excellent color, beautiful luster and minor blemishes. Blemishes free pearls can be found too but they demand a […]

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Custom made Bridal fresh water pearl studs with diamond halo

17.09.2012


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This client came in by herself looking for pearl studs with diamond halo for her wedding day. Pearls jewellery are popular among brides on the big day because they are elegant, timeless and you can wear them again and again after the big day! I didn’t have it in the store but I have a […]

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One of a Kind Pearl Necklace! (I Have One Too!)

14.05.2012


I usually carry ocean pearls in my store except this pearl necklace, it is a special exception. First of all, they are fresh water pearls but yet still nice in quality and I love that random size arrangements. It makes this pearl long strand necklace looks a lot younger, stylish and modern! See how long […]

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Earrings Ideas – Earrings Jackets

01.05.2012


Custom made jewelry

Most women will have a pair of diamond/pearl/gemstoone studs in their life time, whatever the size is. To get the most use out of your studs, here’s some ideas! I have a pair of diamond studs and two dangle earrings.     These two dangle earrings didn’t come like this. I custom-made a jumpring on […]

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Multi-Strand Akoya Pearl Necklaces

23.04.2012


Akoya pearl necklaces

I was asked by an old client of mine to make her a really really long strand of pearl necklace. She changed her mind a few times from wanting one big and one small pearl alternating to two small one big, etc. Since she really couldn’t make up her mind, I offer the solution of […]

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Jewelry Stylist – Bonn Bon Rings

10.04.2012


Bonn Bon Rings

I’ve talked about the different ways of wearing Bonn Bons. I’d like to show people how pretty Bonn Bon rings can be. So, let’s start with two different size of ring shanks and two charms. Then, assemble them, slide the charms thru ring shanks to make them into rings. I am using my assistant Puraz […]

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Custom Jewelry Pearl ring makeover

09.04.2011


Pearl ring Vancouver

This client has a very nice big pearl in an outdated yellow gold setting. We unset the pearl from its old setting (forgot to take the picture of the old ring….darn it!) and set it into her old diamond ring after we removed the center diamond. This pearl ring looks new and is ready to be […]

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