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RAPTORS GIFT DRAKE A CUSTOM DIAMOND-ENCRUSTED OVO JACKET WORTH $550,000 USD

Moments before Game 4 of the NBA Finals kicked off at the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night, the Toronto Raptors gifted Drake with a bespoke, diamond-encrusted OVO jacket worth an estimated $550,000 USD. Fit for the team’s ambassador, the coat, which was reportedly crafted from jersey sourced from a French mill by Toronto’s Garrison Bespoke, features the OVO logo embellished with diamonds placed alongside the Raptor’s…

U.S. GOVERNMENT DECLARES MANMADE DIAMONDS ARE DIAMONDS, NOT SYNTHETIC

The U.S. government’s agency in charge of ensuring transparency and fairness in commerce and protecting consumers — the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) — has made far-reaching changes to guidelines long unfairly manipulated by the diamond mining lobby.  A six-year review of its guidelines largely followed Diamond Foundry’s input that certain key guidelines dating from 1956 no longer make sense in…

BEYOND THE HYPE OF LAB-GROWN DIAMONDS

Billions of years ago when the world was still young, treasure began forming deep underground. As the edges of Earth’s tectonic plates plunged down into the upper mantle, bits of carbon, some likely hailing from long-dead life forms were melted and compressed into rigid lattices. Over millions of years, those lattices grew into the most durable, dazzling gems the planet…

Rubies

July is bright, sunny, and sometimes red hot like its birthstone, Ruby. Ruby is a great way to give your jewellery wardrobe a pop of colour. The rich red can be used as your statement piece or as an accent for more subtle styles. And ruby is really versatile because of its strong colour – as a precious stone it’s…

2018 Engagement Ring Trends

Are you traditional, modern, or quirky? When it comes to engagement ring trends for 2018, it really doesn’t matter what your style is, you’ll find something to love. Rose Gold Rose gold is still gaining in popularity and we’re likely to see more and more engagement rings in this warm, pink metal this year. White gold is still probably going…

Aprils Birthstone: Diamond

If you’re born in April you’ve got the most precious birthstone there is: diamond. It’s sparkly, it’s extremely strong, and it’s great as the focus of your jewellery or as an accent. You probably think first of colourless diamonds, but if you love colour you don’t have to settle for a colourless birthstone. Yellow diamonds are a popular option, and…

Aquamarine – March Birthstone

    Aquamarine is March’s birthstone, which makes for some very lucky people born this month. This stone is gorgeous, and because the raw crystals are usually large, you can find larger gemstones for statement pieces.     Aquamarine is a variety of the mineral Beryl, and its name comes from the Latin words “aqua” and “marina” meaning sea water.…

How to maximize your diamond’s sparkle by focusing on the right diamond cut

The cut of a diamond is very important to its overall beauty. Cut is so important because it determines how much sparkle, or scintillation, you get from your diamond. When we talk about cut, we aren’t talking about shape (round, square, etc), we’re talking about the way light interacts with the stone. In an ideally cut diamond, all of the…

ROMANTIC SPANISH-INSPIRED WEDDING WITH GREENERY

Written by Christina Rowan Whoever said you needed to be Spanish to host a romantic Spanish-inspired wedding? This romantic style shoot takes us on a colourful journey overseas with its inspiration hailing from the rugged, old world beauty of southern Spain. Designed by Swoon Weddings & Events and captured by Ever After Photographers, the scene at Hacienda Sarria conjures up recollections of rolling…

Zipper earrings

All zipped up in sparkle! How pretty are these zipper pavé diamond earrings!? Oh and the diamond initial earrings are super cute too!!

Pave diamond disc ring

Pavé perfection !? 14k rose gold diamond disc ring. This ring is so comfortable to wear everyday and makes a beautiful statement if you want to wear it dressy.

Hearts, flowers and arrows!

Diamond Hearts, flowers and arrows bracelets ! Get this look and many more styles on our eCommerce site WWW.SHOPMELSPIVAK.COM ?

Diamond White & Yellow Gold Stacking Rings

Stacking rings are a great way to create so many different looks without being limited to one style. For this stack I did a mix of diamond bands set in both white and yellow gold. And they are also so pretty to mix with coloured stones too! My client is super happy with these versatile sparklers!  We make them custom…

Pear shape and Blue Sapphires

My client wearing her stunning engagement ring! This design features a Pear shape center diamond with a diamond & blue sapphire double halo. The pear shape diamond pops against the blue sapphires. This setting screams royalty!

Diamond cluster necklace

Head turner, jaw dropper…whatever you want to call it, this is definitely perfection! This necklace features clusters of diamonds set in white gold to create a floral motif that wraps around the neck.

Money Bands

Groomsmen gift idea!! These Grand Band money bands come in so many different styles and colours. And we can personalize them with engraving.

Initial Cufflinks

{Wedding details} I custom made these yellow gold initial cufflinks (H for Halpern) for my hubby on our wedding day. They can be ordered in any initials. And they really are the perfect timeless present.

Wedding shoes

Because one pair of shoes is never enough…especially on your wedding day!  I wore the YSL platforms on the left for photos all day…they were so comfy! My hubby is much much taller than me so I definitely needed the height, but I’m not someone who can last in heels all day.  The YSL platforms were the perfect pair of…

XO earrings

Sending everyone lots of hugs and kisses because Valentine’s Day is 1 month away! XO

Pop Colour Stacking Rings

Adding pops of colour to my stacks today. Sandwiched between the diamond eternity rings I added Pink sapphire eternity rings and emerald eternity rings. Stacking rings are so versatile and are such a great way to create so many different looks. We custom make these rings in your ring size and can use different size gemstones or diamonds.

Stacking Rings

Get your stack on! Some pretty little diamond stacking rings!  Shop our online collection

Yellow Gold Engagement Ring

I have to say…I’m totally loving all these yellow gold engagement ring designs I’ve been creating lately. This engagement ring features a round brilliant cut center diamond with a yellow gold diamond band. A very classic and timeless design!

Fancy Yellow Diamond Halo Earrings

Fancy Yellow Diamond Halo Earrings  These stunning earrings features 4.87ct.tw fancy yellow cushion cut diamonds with a halo of fancy yellow diamonds and a second halo of white diamonds. The contrast between the white and yellow diamonds is so stunning! There is lots of sparkle going on but they definitely can be worn from day to night. Might need to…

Alexandrite and diamond eternity ring

For this ring we took a classic bezel eternity ring design and made it a bit more special for our clients push present. My client wanted an Alexandrite set into the ring to symbolize her childs birthstone.

Double halo engagement ring

Every detail on this engagement ring is swoon worthy. Let’ start with the center diamond…our client went with a round brilliant center diamond that has tons of sparkle and brilliance. We framed the diamond with a double halo with cut corners and added gold beading (milgrain) to the border to add a bit of texture. The band has a diamond…

Some serious sparkle

Wouldn’t you love to wake up and unwrap some #Sksparkle?  1 more day of our holiday SALE-we are open today, December 24th from 10-4 #holidays #SALE [Long diamond necklace, wide fancy diamond bracelet, and a wide jaw dropping gorgeous diamond ring]  

Fancy yellow diamond halo neckalce

Yes….as many of you know I’m obsessed with all things yellow: gold, diamonds, sunshine etc. And right now I’m really obsessed with this fancy yellow diamond necklace. It’s bursting with sparkling sunshine! This necklace features cushion cut fancy yellow diamonds, with a double halo of round yellow diamonds and framing it off with a white diamond halo on each section.

Pearl and Diamond Statement Ring

This pearl and diamond ring is a great statement piece without being to heavy and gawdy. For this custom creation the diamond X gives the ring a really nice width and the large pearl looks like it is floating.    

Fancy yellow diamond necklace

Now this is a work of art! This fancy yellow diamond necklace is made up of all different shapes of yellow diamonds perfectly matched in colour. Many hours went into creating this masterpiece! Check out the video and watch the incredible sparkle and sunshine!

SALE

4 more days to make the holidays sparkling!! And the best part is….we are on SALE up to 70%off. #SKsparkle #holiday #tistheseason #wishlist Save Save

Wide diamond cuff

One of my go to pieces!! This diamond cuff is so versatile! I can wear it with everything and anything. From jeans to dressy. ps. I only have 1 left. #SKsparkle #holidays #wishlist Save

Cuffs on Cuffs

Because diamonds are always a good idea!…and because these are so cute!! [Diamond bezeled cuff, Heart and diamond bangle, and pave diamond disc cuff] #SKsparkle #holidays #wishlist #goldanddiamonds Save

Bright and bold

Bright and bold for the holidays!! [pink sapphire, ruby and blue sapphire] #SKsparkle #holidays #wishlist

Black Diamonds

Diamond and black diamond pave link bracelet. Yup…this pretty much goes with everything in my closet. #blackandwhite #SKsparkle And best news ever!!! Soon you will be able to shop our full collection online. Save

Holiday Sparkle

Some holiday magic is in the air. This engagement ring features a Princess cut on a classic diamond band. Timeless sparkle! #SKsparkle #engagementring Save

DOLCE Magazine

Congrats on your 20th anniversary! @dolcemag We are so happy to be featured in your special edition! #SKsparkle #happyanniversary 5. Diamonds & Pink Diamond link bracelet 6. Fancy yellow diamond earrings Save

Statement rings

The perfect statement rings for all your holiday looks!! Amethyst layered with quartz and onyx layered with quartz. Save

Blue Sapphire Halos

Two blue beauties. The royal colour is hot for engagement ring this season. Which halo style would you pick? The vintage scalloped design with a floral motif or the simple bead set diamond halo? Save

Diamond Slinky

Wrapped in sparkle with this diamond slinky bracelet. Save

Cushion Halo

The hottest halo look!…with a cushion shaped halo highlighting this brilliant round diamond. The sparkle is crazy! Save

Emerald cut elegance

I love mixing emerald cut diamond with round diamonds. The contrast of the step cut facets paired with the brilliance of the round diamond halo is so stunning! #SKsparkle Save Save

Milgrain Halo

For lovers of all things vintage…here is some beautiful milgrain wrapped around this diamond halo. #SKsparkle Save

Pave Diamond Bangles

These pave bangles look amazing solo or stacked. (Can be ordered in white, yellow or rose gold)

Double halo

Double halo = Double sparkle This engagement ring features a round brilliant center diamond, highlighted with a double diamond halo to give it a nice large look…. and diamonds wrapped around the band. So stunning! Save

Our wedding day!

Best day of our lives! A dream come true marring my best friend! Thank you Brian Mosoff for capturing every single moment! And thank you Fancy Face Inc. for working your magic as always. Can’t wait to see all the pics and show you all highlights from our amazing team of vendors. #SKsparkle #HalpernlyEverAfter Save Save

Honeymoon bliss

Can’t get enough of this Kona coffee! #SKsparkle #honeymoon Save

This view

I could get used to this morning view! #SKsparkle #Honeymoon Four Seasons Resort O’ahu Save

His & hers

His n’Hers- Just Maui’d! #SKsparkle #honeymooning Honeymooning at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Save

Wedding day

Best day ever! Billy and I felt so blessed to be surrounded by the most amazing family and friends on our wedding day. SO much love in one room! and a wild party we will never forget! #HalpernlyEverAfter Save

Pear shape engagement ring

 Congrats to my clients who got married in Lebanon. What a stunning view and some very stunning bling! #SKsparkle Pear shape diamond engagement ring paired with a diamond wedding band. Save

Stingray and diamonds

Bold cuffs for a bold look! Stingray leather and diamond cuffs. Save

Diamond Links

When in doubt where all 3! I couldn’t decide which one I love more…white, yellow or rose gold. Do you have a fave? Save

Vintage inspired diamond pendant

This vintage inspired pendant features layers of round diamond halos with different setting styles. Save

Twisted Engagement ring

All twisted up in sparkle.This engagement ring features a cushion cut with a diamond halo and a twisted diamond band. So pretty! Would you say “Yes!” ? Save

Oversized link bracelets

Killer combo! Black & white diamond oversized link bracelets. #blingblingbling @Sksparkle Save Save

Just imagine

Creative minds run wild! My love for design keeps my imagination running all day and all night! #inspiration #SKsparkle Save

Diamond Initial pendant

Here’s a bold take on the classic intial pedant. Triple the size and triple the bling! This 3D effect is blinding from every angle. Save

Layers and Layers of diamonds

Pretty little layers of gold and sparkle! These diamond and gold pendants are perfect for layering. Can be ordered in white, yellow or rose gold. yers Save

Diamonds links

All tones of gold going on here with these diamond link bracelets. I can’t decide which one I love more…But I definitely love them both together! #Sksparkle #armcandy   Save

Hearts on hearts on hearts

Diamonds hearts in white, yellow and rose gold. I am totally obsessed with layering tiny symbols and these hearts are great to add to your layering collection. And also make amazing gifts! Save Save

My ootd

My street chic look of the day! Diamond pavé rings are always classic, and easily go from day to night. Save

Celebrity inspired

This cushion cut engagement ring is jaw dropping beautiful! The center diamond looks as if it is floating on the band. I highlighted the setting with accent diamonds around the band and finished it off with a diamond halo under the center diamond. Voila! Here is some major #SKsparkle ! Save Save Save

Beveled Princess Halo

This princess cut diamond engagement ring features a beveled diamond halo highlighting the center diamond. My client didn’t want the basic square halo, so I jazzed it up a bit with the cut corners and some accent sparkle. Save Save Save

Custom Diamond Bullet and Initials

His shirt says it all! Custom ice for this guy!..the only way to do it! @r2rlifestyle #hustlehard My client is wearing a custom diamond bullet with his company logo, and an iced out diamond initial pendant! and lets not forget about this solid yellow gold chain…it’s golden! Save

Cushion Halo Design

One of my most popular engagement ring settings. Cushion cut center diamond with a sparkling diamond halo #SKsparkle Classic and very sparkly!   Save

Princess cut halo

My favourite time of year! Spring is in full bloom and wedding season has arrived. This engagement ring features a  princess cut diamond accented with a diamond halo and a diamond split-shank. Save

It’s all in the detailzzz

It’s all in the detailzzz! Featured here is a side view all jazzed up with sparkle. From every angle all you see is magnificent scintillation.  I also kept a blank space on the bottom to allow for sizing. Save

Blossoming bling

My garden of blossoming bling!  These diamond flowers  are the prefect statement ring! #SKsparkle Save

Float like a butterfly

Blue sapphire and diamond butterfly statement ring. How stunning is this!? “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” -Muhammad Ali  #ButterflysFromHeaven Save Save

All twisted up in sparkle

All twisted up today in sparkle with these diamond twisted eternity rings! How amazing do they look stacked together!?   Save

5.50ct

Today is a go big or go home kind of day! 5.50 carats of amazing sparkle from this round brilliant diamond. Approved and ready for designing. Check out the video below…   Save