Special Event Sunday!

                                     
                                                       Special Event Sunday


 Our window displays are constantly evolving, they are currently showcasing a variety of work by goldsmith Alexis Kustok. 

                                                            She and Him 
                                     
The fist display features two pendants, both a male and female silhouette. The pendants themselves are made from copper with coloured flocking, hung from a sterling silver chain.

*These pendants are also available in alternative colours and sizes upon request.

                                                                        R.E.M

                                                                    

In this display we see hand carved initial pendants in both bold and cursive fonts. The pendants themselves are made from sterling silver and hung from a sterling silver chain.

* Also available in alternative metals, sizes, fonts, and letters for customization

                                                              Dora Loves Doughnuts

                                         

The final display features a sterling silver shark pendent with diamond set eyes, accompanied by a sterling silver chain.

* Also available as earring or cufflinks with the option of alternative gems, or without.

 Come by the big blue house and find out how you can make one of these beautiful pieces unique to you!

Celebrate Canada 150 with One-of-a-Kind Canadian Jewellery!

Oh Canada!  You have never looked so good!

Custom Sterling Silver Maple Leaf Brooch by atelier J-Micheline Roi

This July 1 Canada celebrates the 150 anniversary of our confederation. And there has never been a better time to support our Canadian goldsmiths and designers. We all get inspiration from where we live and what we see unfold around us.

One such designer is Anneke van Bommel of Touch the Dutch. Anneke’s work is original, beautifully made, and the design of her Canadiana line is executed with a small wink to all of us in Canada.

 
Anneke van Bommel’s iconic Canadian beaver brooch.

Anneke van Bommel’s sound advice given by Canada’s very own Mounties

My favourite of all Anneke’s Canadiana pieces harkens back to when Trudeau was our Prime Minister–Pierre Elliot, the father of Justin!  It perfectly encapsulates the Canadian attitude of following tradition yet moving forward into the future and features Trudeau’s iconic pirouette behind the back of Queen Elizabeth II.

Spring Special Event Sunday!

Jewel Envy LOVES Special Events!

We at Jewel Envy are always looking for special ways to make our customers happy–from learning how to make your own jewellery in our classes, to redesigning that special heirloom piece into your very own special jewellery, to repairing your most cherished, favourite piece so you can wear it again, to offering you unique one-of-a-kind, handmade jewellery! 

This spring we wanted to offer you even more!  Now you can shop our select collections online!  Each month we will be offering our customers a different featured collection to purchase online.  Just point your browser to the “Shop” on our website, and voila!  Shop the featured collection!!

This month, we are featuring the  “Branch Collection” by  Micheline Roi of atelier J contemporary jewelry (that’s me!).

Sterling silver and coral bead branch- $175 plus HST. Illustration by Alexis Kostuk with photo by Paul Ambtman.

 Developing the branch line was a wonderful AND NEW process for me.  The design developed organically without a lot of mediation.  By nature I am a planner, I like to think, analyze, critique and then start work. But in this branch series, I let the material lead the creative process.

Powder-coated sterling silver with a white cultured pearl- $200 plus HST. Illustration and photography by Alexis Kostuk.

The design started with the gemstone on the uppermost curved silver rod.  This original section was left alone for a couple of weeks and in the interim, smaller, curved pieces of silver rod from another piece I was working on were floating around my jewellery bench.  On a whim, I started playing with arranging these pieces with the original section–hoping some pleasing form would present itself.  And it did!  Suddenly the branch form was there.  Who knows where these ideas come from–maybe from all those hours staring out of my studio window at my branches of my garden’s tress?

24k-gold-plated sterling silver with a turquoise gemstone- $200 plus HST. Illustration by Alexis Kostuk with photo by Paul Ambtman.

What better time than Spring to add a nature-inspired piece to your own collection?  AND you don’t even have to leave your house to do it!  😉  Just point your browser to the “Shop” on our website, and voila! You can make one of these wonderful nature-inspired branches your very own!

Want to be sure not to miss out on all our special events?  Make sure to sign up for our monthly e-newsletter. Point your browser to our “Contact Us” on our website and fill in your e-mail address!

Happy shopping!

-Micheline