Five year old Anderson drew a very special picture for his mom. Dad had a great idea and Oro de Rey was able to turn Anderson’s creation into a permanent treasure in white gold.
His first email told me he had an idea to combine a beautiful pear shaped diamond from his mother’s ring to make an engagement ring for the woman he wanted to marry. Great idea. Could we work the details between phone calls and emails – he being in Regina and I in Winnipeg? Isn’t technologyContinue reading “Legacy of love”
I got a call that the bride wanted to bring her bridesmaids from Regina to Winnipeg for a weekend of fun. She thought it would be the perfect opportunity to meet with me to design her wedding band. So between mani’s and pedi’s, shopping and sauna’s, and her bachelorette party we met to work onContinue reading “Girls just wanna have fun…”
I’ve been having so much fun working with so many different people designing so many interesting new projects.
They met at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers game in September 2011 in the Rum Hut. Mike and his buddies are hard core Bomber fans and the day Jenny met him, he and his buddies were all in their “Blue Suits” even wearing their spray painted gold shoes. The Bombers were playing the Roughriders this day and it was aContinue reading “Blue vs Green – Love Story Part 1”
Last weekend was the wedding of one of our customers. Perhaps we should say, “one of our friends” because they start off as customers but it doesn’t take long for them to become friends. I worked with Dave last summer to design a beautiful, elegant ring for Nicole. This spring we started to think about the WeddingContinue reading “The Two Shall Become One”
I received a call from a young man looking to purchase an engagement ring. I love that first phone call because that anticipation and enthusiasm is so palpable. I have the privilege of letting my heart skip a beat with the excitement of it, too. It never gets old. So, here is where we are today.Continue reading “Anticipating”
Modern Design – centre point 1.2 ct brilliant framed by 2 swirls and bar of 14 kt Rose Gold – a striking accent.
It’s a cold, casual Saturday afternoon and my clients are comfortable around the kitchen table. We’ve got the essential ingredients for our conversation – tea, muffins and – yes, of course diamonds. Custom design jewellery starts with diamonds 101, because custom design needs to be in your hands – so you should know your optionsContinue reading “Tea, Muffins, Kitchen table and Diamonds”