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Light Pink Sapphire Engagement Ring in 18K Rose Gold

17.07.2015


This nice client was referred to me by his long-time friend from university, who commissioned me to make a blue sapphire engagement ring not long ago. Since his girlfriend has been dropping many hints about wanting a sapphire for an engagement ring as well, he decided to make an appointment with me. As we chatted […]

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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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Rose Gold Emerald Cut Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring

17.12.2014


Rose gold emerald cut diamond engagement ring

This client has shopped around a bit before he came to my store, he already has a 1.50ct emerald cut diamond and he just needs to find a designer to make his ideas a reality. He knows what he doesn’t want but he’s not sure what he wants, after meeting him a couple of times I […]

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Convert Diamond Ring to Rose Gold Pendant

03.12.2013


This lady wanted a change up for her engagement ring that she did not wear anymore. She had the idea to reset the center diamond into a solitaire pendant for a long time, but with the opening of her own salon in Yaletown she was understandably very busy! In fact her first visit to the […]

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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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Rose Gold Inlay Ceramic and Diamond Wedding Bands

12.11.2013


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I made this couple’s emerald cut engagement ring in 18K rose gold last year. They have come back to get wedding bands. She decided on round brilliant cut diamonds wedding band in 18K rose gold. He likes the idea of  alternative metals for his band but would like to have some details to match her band. We […]

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