Year of the Rabbit

The Year of the Rabbit

I recently added a new member to the 3D puzzle menagerie: enter leaping… the Rabbit! The initial request came from bunny pet owners who wanted to wear a unique piece...
Virginie Dyvorne
wedding ring upgrade

My wedding ring upgrade

The original wedding ring I got married in 2010 and at the time I wore a majority of silver jewelry. I did not want to wear both an engagement ring...
Engagement ring upgrade: the 3 steps process

3 steps to your Engagement ring upgrade

Our style and lifestyle change over the years and it’s quite natural that our taste for an engagement ring does too. Maybe like me, you went from wearing mostly silver...
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Aquamarine, March birthstone

Aquamarine is March birthstone and also used to celebrate 19th wedding anniversaries The origin of the name “Named after seawater, aquamarine’s fresh watery hue is a cool plunge into a...
Virginie Dyvorne
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Bespoke vs Custom jewelry

Bespoke and custom-made are terms often used interchangeably to talk about a personalized creation. Bespoke is a very old and somewhat obscure word that sounds cool but few people actually...
Virginie Dyvorne
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Viva Magenta, 2023 Pantone color

I couldn’t be happier with Pantone 2023 official color of the year, Viva Magenta, this raspberry pink is by far my favorite color. It embodies passion, excitement, positivity and warmth...
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Story of the firefly necklace

Last July I received a lovely email from Jason asking me to make a custom firefly necklace
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silver scrap jewelry refining

How to refine scrap gold jewelry

Do you have old pieces of gold jewelry sitting at home that are damaged or not your style to wear and you wonder if you could turn them into new...
Virginie Dyvorne
how to easily determine your ring size at home

Determine your ring size

Shopping online for rings very often comes down to which ring size to order and mistakes in the choice result in unnecessary re-sizing and back and forth mailing charges. While...
Virginie Dyvorne
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3 things you should know about gold filled

What is Gold filled made up of? Gold filled, also known as "rolled gold" or "gold overlay" is made up of a layer of solid gold (see article about solid...
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3 things you should know about gold jewelry

What is PURE gold? Gold was the first metal widely known by humans, it was discovered around 3000 BC by several human groups in very spread out locations and everyone...