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Art Deco Inspired Sapphire Double Halo Ring

07.11.2015


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Earlier this year, I was commissioned to make this beautiful custom double halo engagement ring with a 1.41ct Hearts on Fire diamond center: http://monicatsao.com/blog/diamond-and-jewelry-conventions/double-halo-art-deco-diamond-ring/. A month ago, my client and his fiancee came in again to look at wedding bands, and also inquired about having a ring made for her 21 year old daughter. She […]

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All White Sapphire Engagement Ring

18.06.2015


 I first received a phone call from this client, a young guy who was curious about white sapphire for an engagement ring. While it was going to be a surprise, they had talked about it in the past and his girlfriend made it clear she did not want any diamonds in the ring. We chatted […]

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Princess Cut Bezel Solitaire with Matte Finish

30.05.2015


A nice young guy came in to look for the perfect engagement ring for his girlfriend of two years. Her personal style leans more towards casual, and she works with horses so he needed a simple ring that was low-set. He picked a princess cut trellis style solitaire that we had on display, and proposed […]

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Custom Pave 4-Prong Diamond Engagement Ring

08.05.2015


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This client came to us because he heard we do great custom work, and he wantedto get a custom made setting for his own diamond. His plan is to officially propose to his girlfriend when he visits her in Toronto in three weeks, where she’s currently doing her residency. The timeline is a little tight, […]

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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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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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