A born creator - Dianne has been a crafter/maker since childhood. After years of dabbling in this or that - painting, sewing, weird paper collage - Dianne found that her favourite medium was jewellery. Like any good creative sponge, she soaked up skills at every opportunity. Working at a large bead wholesaler gave her easy access to endless tools and materials to learn with and from. Figure it out, and play around until it works, are the best ways to describe how Dianne educated herself in the industry.
Forever a gem enthusiast, Dianne decided to study gemmology, and in 2010 had earned her certification in gemmology - then jewellery appraising. Officially, she is Dianne Rodger, FCGmA, MV (fellow of the Canadian Gemmological Association, and Master Valuer).