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Light Champagne Pink Sapphire and Diamond Cluster Ring

02.05.2015


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This client first came to me about six months ago, with some floating ideas of what he wanted for an engagement ring. Both he and his girlfriend (together about a year and a half) have demanding careers; he is in real estate and his girlfriend is finishing up her residency. Being very detail-oriented but in […]

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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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Custom Made Palm Tree Heirloom Brooch

18.10.2012


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I had this couple coming in last minute to discuss the possibility of custom making a palm tree brooch for their mother as a 50 years anniversary gift. Why palm tree? According to my clients, his mom was proposed underneath a palm tree and 4 coconuts represents 4 kids with their unique birthstone. They showed me […]

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Benefits of Buying Gemstone Jewellery from a Graduate Gemologist Jeweller

15.08.2012


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I had an inquiry about blue zircon lately. When people inquire about gemstones that’s not very common it always excite me, after all, that’s one of my specialty. I’ll write a blog about this ring later and for now, I’d like to be a bit more technical and explain this gemstone. I always love zircons, they […]

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