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Refurbish and Refresh!

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Refurbish and Refresh!

During the month of January we decided to try something a little bit different at Katami Designs. We wanted to give people the opportunity to re-design their heirloom jewelry in order to keep it relevant to their own personal style, as well as today's fashion trends. Those interested could meet with Negar Khatami for a free custom jewellery consultation to help them transform their sentimental, old-fashioned jewellery into contemporary and unique pieces. I must say, we currently have  some truly one-of-a-kind pieces in the making! Here is a little sneak peak of a finished piece we re-designed for Vancouver personal stylist, Michelle Addison....

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Hermès at Work: My Experience

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Hermès at Work: My Experience

On Sunday, September 25th, I was able to catch the last day of the travelling "Hermès at Work" exhibition at the Jack Pool Plaza in Coal Harbour Vancouver. The event, which allows the skilled craftspeople that have made this brand endure for over a century, gave me a chance to interact with some of these individuals and witness their elaborate methods of creation. "Hermès at Work" fulfilled all of my expectations and then some. It was so refreshing to see the extraordinary attention to detail involved in the creation of each and every piece. It became obvious to me very quickly that this brand has been...

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Polishing Away!

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So, earlier today I posted a photo on my Instagram account letting you know what I was doing at that time, which was polishing a few new pieces. I ended up working late and didn't get a chance to check my emails until half an hour ago. A few of you lovely friends have sent me an email asking what I was polishing.  I was polishing a few new designs in 14k gold and Sterling silver. I am thrilled how the new pieces look and very excited to share them with you. Since they are not finished, I decided to...

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She said YES!

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She said YES! As you all know, the wedding season is on its way and for me as a Goldsmith, I become more on demand for creating wedding bands, repurposing stones or recycling old precious metal jewelry for a fresh start. This blog is about a beautiful couple named Sally & Paul. I've known Sally for quite a number of years and met Paul a few months ago, when I received a call from Sally that they'd like to meet with me at my studio. I was so excited to hear that they have decided to get married in July 2015...

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