The Village Goldsmith have an average of 30 years experience in the industry and have won numerous awards, including successive honours in the New Zealand Jewellery Design Awards in 2009 and 2010 and the International Gemological Institute of America’s Men's Jewellery Design Award in 2010 and 2011. This combination of talent and experience - unrivalled in New Zealand - enables us to set the standard in jewellery design and production.
When we came into the possession of a 232 carat, natural blue, triangular cabochon topaz, we knew it was destined for a magnificent piece of jewellery. When one of the team described it as if you’re looking into a swirling ocean filled with all sorts of wonders, the story of Maui fishing up the North Island sprang to Ian’s mind.
The Esperanza stakeholders asked Inspired Jewellery (also an AGS member), to design a piece of fine jewellery as the setting for the Esperanza diamond.
Read the journey of the Esperanza diamond.