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3 Carat Unheated Cushion Yellow Sapphire Solitaire Ring

31.10.2015


I had a lovely girl come in by herself to browse for a yellow sapphire engagement ring. Her boyfriend was talking for a while about getting engaged, so she decided to help him out by going first and picking out the ring she wanted. She looked around at a few places, but hadn’t yet seen what she was […]

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Oval Ruby in Wide Yellow Gold Tapered Band

08.11.2014


This couple came in together to browse for a colored stone engagement ring for her. They have been dating for a couple of years, and just this month made the mutual decision to start looking at rings together before a proposal takes place. Once all the details are finalized, she wanted to be kept in 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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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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Oval 1ct Ruby Engagement Ring

19.11.2013


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This client walked into my shop inquiring about a ring he saw on my store’s website www.secretsapphire.ca. I don’t have that particular ring in the store but we chatted and I got to know the ideas he has and promised that I would show him some rubies and quote him on some ring styles that […]

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Platinum Stackable Diamond Bands

23.03.2013


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This client received a yellow gold band from her mother, but because her engagement ring is in white gold, she doesn’t really want to wear it as a wedding band so she came to me and wanted to make two identical rings to this yellow gold ring in platinum for her wedding bands.   There […]

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Custom Made Amethyst Family Ring

30.08.2012


custom family ring

I was contacted by this couple to make a family ring that she was going to wear as a wedding ring. Their aunt visited my store and showed me a family ring, as per picture below. This ring consisted of different gemstones in marquise shape and yellow gold. It’s not exactly this couple’s style as […]

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