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Custom Pave 4-Prong Diamond Engagement Ring

08.05.2015


Pardeep rough mount

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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1.21ct Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

27.01.2015


GIA emerald cut diamond ring

This client came to me just before Xmas for a diamond engagement ring. He couldn’t quite decide between the princess or emerald cut, after seeing several ring designs he showed me I thought the emerald cut diamond may look a bit better so he settled on the emerald cut. I showed him 3 loose diamonds […]

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Diamond Pave Twist Engagement Ring

08.11.2014


This guy came to us with an idea of the ring his girlfriend likes: a round brilliant diamond in a twist pave setting. After dating for over eight years, she started dropping hints on the proposal and ring style she prefers. Luckily he listened carefully and took notes, and set out to get her the […]

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Sparkly Natural Yellow Diamond Ring

25.09.2014


yellow diamond engagement ring

I had a few meeting with this client to go thru his choices, preferences and designs for this ring, and after a couple of months he finally selected a natural fancy light yellow diamond from the princess cut and cushion cut white and natural yellow diamonds I showed him. The engagement style he chose isn’t […]

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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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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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Natural Brown Colored Diamond Wedding Band

19.08.2013


wedding bands

So this client returned to get her matching brown diamond wedding band with her brown diamond engagement ring below. She has moved awayfrom Vancouver so she emailed me to see if I could make a ring within 2 weeks because her wedding was in 2 weeks!! We met up to go over a design she […]

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1.41ct Custom Made Diamond Engagement Ring

06.02.2013


loose diamonds GIA vancouver

Actually I have never met this client until the ring is finished for him to pick up, he was referred to me by a good client of mine. He works in the US but will be back in Vancouver for the holidays and to propose to his girlfriend so he decided to buy a ring […]

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