When I think of going there, I tend to feel very out of place, but to my surprise, that is the opposite of how I felt at this one.
By this one, I am referring to Carnabys, the bespoke jewellery house that opened its first retail location in Liberty Village on November 20th.
"Carnabys prides itself on bringing affordable luxury to a relaxed, pressure-free environment that supports its customers' creativity and design needs".
We felt this relaxed, pressure-free environment when we had a chance to visit the location and meet with the owner, Geoff Black (a veteran who has been in the industry for over 10 years) and experience the entire bespoke jewellery experience - which was amazing.
The experience began with speaking with the very friendly staff and learning about the brand while getting to see the kind of jewellery they design and can design. Next, we got use their proprietary personalization technology, Dream Engine Software which allows customers to see their designs come true in real life! This program allows customers to actually share their jewellery designs via social media to get quick opinions from family and friends.
What is more, the gems used by Carnabys are 100% conflict free and certified by the Gemological Institute of America and all of the pieces are designed and handmade in Toronto by local craftsman.
The store will offer not only custom pieces, but also almost 100 ready-to-wear pieces ranging in price from $199 to $5000.
Take a look at some of the pieces below and if you want to experience what we did you can visit the website for all the details on how to book an appointment.
By Sidra Sheikh