Congratulation to our very own Pamela Lauz!
Yesterday I wandered around the One Of A Kind show for over 4 hours! A tradition here in a Toronto since 1975, the OOAK runs until December 8 at the Direct Energy Center and showcases the work of 800 + artisans. I always find gifts for the people on my list at OOAK, here are some suggestions for the people who might be on yours. (more…)
Smokey eyes updated
One of the fall/winter makeup trends that we love is the smokey eye. It adds that little bit of drama for an evening on the town or holiday party. Pair it with deep garnet lips and you have an iconic look updated for modern life.
5 diamonds we could never afford!
Just the other week at a Sotheby’s auction, a diamond of incredible beauty sold for such a staggering amount of money that it got me thinking about diamonds and why we hold them to be so valuable.
Made You Look’s brand new contest “Put a Ring on it” is for the best proposal story ever! The winning couple will receive the opportunity to work with one of the talented goldsmiths in our studio to design custom wedding bands worth $3000 (CDN).
The very first tool I picked up at collage was a jeweller’s saw. Given a bundle of tiny saw blades and a couple of pieces of brass sheet I was instructed to saw straight lines. Sounds simple doesn’t it? (more…)
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, what would a diamond’s be?
Out of the four C’s – carat, colour, cut and clarity, hands down cut would win. In fact, some diamond graders consider cut to be worth 50% of a diamond’s value. While everyone gossips about the carat weight in an engagement ring they really should be impressed with (more…)
Looking for a gift for a November birthday?
Looking for that perfect November birthday gift? Topaz is the traditional stone of choice. It has long been coveted for its deep golden colour and sparkle and is one of the 12 gemstones mentioned in the Book of Revelations. Some say it derives its name from the (more…)