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Wallpaper* Magazine feature of Metal Studio Jewelry

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Metal Studio Jewelry has a lovely write up and picture profile in this months Wallpaper* magazine.== Click here to visit the Wallpaper website ==

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October Birthstone: Opal

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October’s birthstone is opal. If Boom was asked to pick her absolute favourite gem opal would likely be the winner. At Metal Studio, Boom designs with two very different types of opals. Australian opals which come in deep shades of blue and green and often range into a nearly black base color, and Ethiopian opals which are are more opaque and have deep red and orange and yellow fire along with more subtile greens and blues. The name opal comes from Greek Opallos, meaning an observable change. In this case the color of the gemstone changes color and had deep and dramatic...

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Spruce Meadows Christmas Show in Calgary

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From now until the 1st of November 2016 we are offering a 20% discount on pre-orders for the Spruce Meadows Christmas Market.  Jewelry ordered now can be custom sized and will be packaged in Metal Studio custom packaging and brought to the the Spruce Meadows show for pickup. We are still working hard at deciding what to bring to the show and we won’t be bringing all of our stock to the show so if there is something that you have your eye on this is a great way to make sure it is available for you and to get...

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Stunning family gemstone necklace

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A close friend approached Boom a while back and commissioned a necklace to celebrate the birth of his second daughter. Boom’s idea was to create a necklace that had each of the family member’s birthstones set into gold. Gemstones were selected individually with larger cuts being selected for the adult family member and smaller stones for the children. Additional gemstones were added for extended family in the final design to better match the colour combinations of this necklace.   The gemstones were to be set in gold. Boom purchased a block of 24k solid gold from our local gold supplier....

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September’s Birthstone : Sapphire

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September’s birthstone is sapphire and it is one of our favourites here at Metal Studio Jewelry. Being so close to Chanthaburi we see a lot of very nice quality gemstones in the shop. Sapphires are typically associated with being blue but they come in a number of shades from pinks and yellows to light and dark blue and nearly clear. Some of our favourite gemstones this year are this collection of free cut sapphires that Boom has set into 22k gold and 18k rose gold rings. These rings make a great gift for someone you know with a September birthday....

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