Wear your Memories

Here’s a Pendant with a lovely story! T wanted to make a pendant for his partner, with a pattern created based on the locations of their hometowns - as well as Singapore, where they met! He sent us an illustration of his idea, so we just needed to translate it into jewellery. He selected the... Continue Reading →

Before and After: Transformations

It can be difficult to spot the potential in some old jewellery items, even when they are set with beautiful diamonds or gemstones, because an old-fashioned design sometimes hides all the beauty. Following are a few items that went through a full transformation. It is hard to imagine the results when you see the old... Continue Reading →

It Takes Two… to Design

We can only be as daring as our customers. It takes a customer who is open to an unusual design, for us to be able to make it. We can sketch and suggest wild options, but they only become jewellery if the customer wants to wear it. This customer was very open to suggestions. She... Continue Reading →

New Minimalist Jewellery

Designer Andrea showing Sara her latest designs. Here with Leaf Necklace in Silver. On our latest trip to Stockholm we picked up some new silver jewellery from Drakenberg Sjölin. Inspired by nature, Andrea's designs are bold enough to spruce up any outfit - whether for work or play. Scandinavian design is loved by minimalists, for the clean lines and simple... Continue Reading →

Celtic Beauty

For this couple who met in James Joyce's hometown of Dublin, a Celtic inspired design was the obvious choice for the proposal ring. We discussed her likes and dislikes with the proposer, and figured out that Silver would be a good choice – One of her favourite (Celtic) bracelets is made in oxidized silver and... Continue Reading →

Drakenberg Sjölin in Singapore

Remember last year when we visited Stockholm for jewellery inspiration and discovered DRAKENBERG SJÖLIN? This Swedish jewellery label designs shimmering petals of silver inspired by nature throughout the Nordic seasons. It's popularity lies in the understated, yet elegant designs, which make them easy to mix and match, for office or cocktail. Available only at More Than... Continue Reading →

Quack! Quack! Quack!

We recently received an email from a guy who wanted to custom make an engagement ring. The theme: A Duck. Yes, that's right. His girlfriend loves ducks, and our task was now to design a ring that had an element of duck, without being a duck's head in Cartier animal-style. A selection of the ideas... Continue Reading →

Love at First Sight

As you know, we went to Sweden on an inspirational trip in August - and inspired we were! We were excited to see so many independent jewellers around different areas of the city. Can you imagine that some of these businesses close for the whole summer - and can take up to 5 weeks of... Continue Reading →

Tiny Masters Workshop

In Stockholm we took the opportunity to get 'inside' info and joined a Silversmith class. The students were a mix of beginners and more advanced students, so our workshop was very much a 'learn as you go' session and we all helped each other.  After hours of sawing, filing, soldering, polishing and engraving we got... Continue Reading →

Can Wedding Rings be made in Silver?

When on the subject of wedding rings, most people will think of Gold or Platinum as the default materials. But are there other options? Muslim men, for example, are not supposed to wear gold rings and naturally have to turn to other options. This can make their wedding ring shopping more difficult as most shops in... Continue Reading →

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