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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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Double Halo Art Deco Diamond Ring

28.01.2015


This client came in by himself to look for a surprise engagement ring for his girlfriend of 2 years. This is both of their second marriages, so he wanted a ring that is something different than the traditional solitaire, which she had worn before. He enlisted the help of her daughter, as they are very […]

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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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