Latest Articles

RING SIZING – WHEN IS IT RIGHT AND WHEN IS IT NOT?

Posted by Diane on Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 1:56 pm

We Winnipeggers are a hardy bunch… we are given some extreme temperatures to live in and still we soldier on.  As a jeweller, we see one very common occurrence that comes with extreme...

Read Article  

IN CONVERSATION WITH PETER VANDENBERG MAY 5 2018

Posted by Diane on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 11:35 am

Q.  If you don’t mind me asking, how do you start your day Peter? PV.  Well, coffee plays a big role in my morning routine, he says chuckling.  While I’m having coffee, ...

Read Article  

PETER FINDS HIMSELF IN THE PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE.....AGAIN!

Posted by Diane on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 11:57 am

February 2, 2018 What trouble has he got himself into now?  Stay tuned for more information... March 20...  Well it turns out Peter wasn't in any trouble at all (surprise, surprise!!)....

Read Article  

THE MYSTERY THAT IS LAB GROWN DIAMONDS

Posted by Diane on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 3:17 pm

THE MYSTERY THAT IS LAB GROWN DIAMONDS…. Picking a diamond for your engagement ring is a big decision.  For most of us, buying a diamond is a significant financial undertaking and we w...

Read Article  

CARE AND CLEANING OF YOUR CULTURED PEARLS

Posted by Diane on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at 12:01 pm

Pearls are the only gemstones found in nature that come from living animals.  Comparing diamonds with a hardness of 10, pearls have a hardness of 2.5 therefore they can easily scratch. When s...

Read Article  

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT DIAMOND SHAPE FOR YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING

Posted by Diane on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 4:09 pm

In 1947 Frances Gerety, the woman who coined the phrase "A Diamond is Forever" would never have imagined that 71 years later it would still be one of the most recognized slogans in North America.&n...

Read Article  

You Can’t Buy This at Vandenbergs!

Posted by Diane on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 4:11 pm

This is a phrase you might hear people saying when showing their latest creation from Vandenberg's Fine Jewellery.  What exactly does this mean?  Did they purchase the item at another jew...

Read Article  

AQUAMARINE - MARCH'S MAGICAL BIRTHSTONE

Posted by Diane on Monday, November 30th, -0001 at 12:00 am

For those lucky people born in March, you have one of the most beautiful birthstones! Aquamarine's name is derived from the Latin word for seawater and at one-time ancient mariners claimed the gem...

Read Article  
LOADING...