Jewellery Week in Las Vegas

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, News

It was a wonderful jewellery week in Las Vegas at JCK and Couture shows. I visited my terrific suppliers and made friends with some new ones. I had a great time with Jaclyn and Anzie Stein from Montreal at the ANZIE booth at Couture. Look out for some great new designs from ANZIE coming soon … Read More

Beyoncé Celebrity Jewellery Style

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, News

One can’t fail to notice the endless images of who wore what to whichever event. Be it music awards – Beyoncé, film awards – Meryl Streep, TV awards – Reese Witherspoon or just paparazzi shots – Meghan Markle we seem to have a guilty pleasure in seeing celebrities both megawatt and not so well known … Read More

Look forward to 2017

Inspiration, News

2016 has been a year of many changes both personally and on a worldwide scale, now I look forward to 2017 for more sanity and sensibility in our world. Wars, refugees, births, marriages and deaths; it used to be called “hatches, matches and dispatches” when I was growing up. I hope that 2017 will bring us conflict resolution … Read More

New studio in Kelowna


It’s been an exciting couple of months for me and I finally get the keys to my new studio in Kelowna this coming week. Vancouver is a terrific city and I have loved being there for the past 13 years, and when an opportunity arose to move back to Kelowna I jumped at it.  My … Read More

Wedding Style

Fashion, Inspiration, Weddings

It’s that time of year when many couples plan their summer weddings and every year seems to have a look and feel all of its own. So what’s new this year for wedding style? I am not a fan of the “What’s hot and what’s not” type of articles that you read in magazines, I have never followed fashion and … Read More

New Year Style

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, Inspiration

What’s your new year style? We are a mere two weeks into this year and we can feast our eyes on award ceremonies and red-carpet galas, a glimmer of sparkle in a dreary, January, aprés Christmas funk. It’s fun to watch for up-and-coming trends that make their way from celebrities and fashionistas and trickle through to what we too will be … Read More

Holiday Engagement

Christmas, Custom Jewellery, Engagements, Weddings

Are you planning a holiday engagement? Read on, you’re not alone! Winter is the time of year when proposals peak. During the festive season, Christmas Eve is the most popular day of the year, Valentine’s Day is next and Christmas Day is third in popularity. But it’s only the start of November you say, I’ve … Read More

Fall Weddings

Fashion, Weddings

What are the latest trends for fall weddings? The colour palette this year sounds as though it came straight from the dessert trolley! Butterscotch, cream, latte and caramel-coloured wedding gowns are all on-trend for beautiful brides this season, and let’s not forget the entourage; light pink, cotton-candy pink, pastels and mixed and matched pastel shades are the theme for best … Read More

What a Girl Wants

Custom Jewellery, News, Weddings

A well known bridal magazine “The Knot” thinks it knows what a girl wants: Here are some of the results of their annual survey, do you agree? Almost half of all brides use their mobile devices to browse and research ring styles prior to getting engaged Grooms are more focused on the style of the setting while brides are more … Read More