Articles


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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bridal, Colored Stones and Jewelry, Commissioned Pieces, Wedding Jewelry | No Comments »

Custom Made 19K Oval Aquamarine Halo Engagement Ring

28.05.2014


IMG_5655w

This client was referred to us by a good friend of his; a lovely lady client who we custom made a colored diamond wedding set for a year ago. She had a pleasant experience and a beautiful ring, so she recommended he come and see us. They say word of mouth is the best form of […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Colored Stones and Jewelry, Commissioned Pieces, Diamond and Jewelry Conventions, Gem Study, Just Want to Talk, Media, Wedding Jewelry | No Comments »

Anniversay Diamond Bracelet

25.10.2013


custom made bracelet

This is a very loyal client of mine who has been buying from me before I became a GIA graduate gemologist. One day last month he called me up, and told me that his 10 years anniversary is coming up and he needs a diamond bracelet that contains with a 1.00ct round brilliant cut diamond.  […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Commissioned Pieces, Jewelry Trends | No Comments »

Makeover: Heirloom 5-Stone Sapphire and Diamond Ring

08.10.2013


kimtay blog pic 3

This lovely lady first came to us a few months ago with her fiancé’s grandmother’s engagement ring, with the idea of making a new ring with some of the stones. She and her fiancé have been together for over 10 years, so it was neither a secret nor a surprise when he proposed with his […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bridal, Colored Stones and Jewelry, Commissioned Pieces, Just Want to Talk, Wedding Jewelry | No Comments »

Custom Made Alexandrite and Diamond Engagement Ring

03.01.2013


colored stone jewellery vancouver

This client is a geologist and his girlfriend is also a geologist. He wants to give  her something different and since her background is Russian, he decides to give her an alexandrite engagement ring. This rare gemstone is named after the Russian tsar Alexander II (1818-1881). Alexandrite shows both red and green, highly valued for it’s […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Bridal, Colored Stones and Jewelry, Commissioned Pieces, Wedding Jewelry | No Comments »