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Wedding Band Custom Made To Match Heirloom Ring

November 18, 2016
Custom Vintage Style Wedding Band for your Heirloom Engagement RingWhat happens when you have a beautiful, heirloom engagement ring and would like to have a matching wedding band to make a complete bridal set? You cannot expect to walk into any jewelry store and find a perfect match. This was the case for a lovely couple who came to Krikawa for a custom wedding band to match an inherited, antique engagement ring. When asked the story of her engagement ring, this is what she said...

"So it's actually my grandmother's engagement ring. She gave it to my mom for me to have, one day when I was ready. I was in high school.
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What Size Diamond is Right for your Hand?

February 03, 2016
What size diamond is right for your hand?Diamond engagement rings are simply not “one-size-fits-all” and when you are shopping for yourself or a lover, keep these handy tips in mind for choosing the right stone.

At first, this question might seem simply answered, “it’s all about what you can afford.” Yet many other factors should influence your design decisions and will make a big visual impact when you wear your diamond ring.

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Arizona Jewelry Display Shows Off Best of the West

November 12, 2015
There’s great handmade jewelry in all pockets of this country, but we think the designs coming out of Arizona are especially beautiful and worth introducing to locals and out-of-towners alike. To that end, Krikawa recently unveiled a permanent in-store and online display of Arizona jewelry. It’s the first space of its kind for area metalsmiths to show their work, and we’re thrilled to shine a light on this fine and very difficult craft. The display will offer a regularly rotating lineup of contemporary jewelry inspired by the natural beauty and history of our state. Here are four artists we’re featuring right now:
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How to Capture Your Love in a Mountain Wilderness

November 08, 2015
How to Capture Your Love in a Mountain Wilderness Ring
Mountains settle the soul.  "Climb every mountain!" is a directive that has pulled on millions of souls around the world.   
 
I love going to the mountains.  Hiking, camping, or just driving through; time in the mountains seem to put things into perspective.  It's funny; the first date that my husband and I went on was actually camping.  And, two years later, on our honeymoon, more than half of the three weeks was spent camping.
 
When I spend a day or two in the mountains, my mind clears from all the mundane garbage that seems to collect, and I feel a greater sense of clarity. As John Muir put it, "The clearest way to the universe is through a forest wilderness." see the full article

Empowering Kids Through Art With Our Anniversary Event

November 03, 2015
One Year Celebration
18 years ago, Krikawa Jewelry Designs was born.
  
9 years ago, the company moved out of Lisa's garage.
 
One year ago, the biggest leap yet, Krikawa moved downtown, to the heart of Tucson.
 
Now, Krikawa Jewelry is all grown up. At the prime age of 18, it's time for a coming of age event and a celebration of a wonderful year in the downtown community. see the full article

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