Gems: Upclose

Want to get to know our Blue Ruby Gems better?

These beauties share everything from their guilty pleasures

to what piece of jewellery they covet the most!

Enjoy reading through all of these fabulous, flirty and unique Q&A's!

Hope you enjoy xo.

Name: Syra

Job title: Retail Store Supervisor

Syra

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Hat! Saves me from bad hair days & rainy days

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

iPod (gotta have my music) Eyeliner & my wedding ring

What is your birthstone:

Ruby

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Edgy

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Red Velvet

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Eye of the Tiger

What is your guilty pleasure:

Getting dolled up

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My recent purchase from Dafne; evil eye bracelet

How do you like your coffee:

Sweet with whipped cream

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I make the best banana bread!

Name: Holly

Job title: Retail Store Merchandiser

Holly

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Tattoos

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Sunglasses, Music, Wine

What is your birthstone:

Garnet

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Eclectic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Chocolate Chip Peppermint

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Pulp Fiction is Still one of my favourite soundtracks! I love anything old school!

What is your guilty pleasure:

Fried chicken & waffles, watching The Food Network, and reality TV

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My bracelets!! I love them layered/stacked! More is less

How do you like your coffee:

Americano w/ cinnamon, sugar, cream

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I can paint with all the colours of the wind...

Name: Ira

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Pacific Center

Ira

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Scarf

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Comfy bed, laptop (with movies) and a friend who can climb coconut trees

What is your birthstone:

Turquoise

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Anachronistic (I love clothes and jewelry that are inspired by different periods – Victorian & Medieval)

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Cookies & Cream (or anything chocolate-y)

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Beautiful by Crush

What is your guilty pleasure:

Potato chips

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

Earrings! When I walk out of the house, I need to be wearing my pearl or diamond studs. I feel like there’s something missing when I don’t have any earrings on.

How do you like your coffee:

Frappuccino with cream please

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I love bunnies

Name: Laura

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Metrotown

Laura

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Tattoos

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

A friend, a board game, and a sleeping bag

What is your birthstone:

Peridot but love emerald & sapphire

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Eclectic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Coconut red rice

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Ramones - Road to Rum album

What is your guilty pleasure:

Listening to Christmas all year round

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

ringssss

How do you like your coffee:

When it’s a chai latte

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I had a Mohawk in high school!

Name: Jacklyn

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Robson

Jacklyn

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

My black converse, and ponchos

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

A sketchbook, a blanket and an endless supply of wine

What is your birthstone:

Aquamarine

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Edgy-Boho

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Ben & Jerry: The Tonight Dough, it has everything in it

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

The Breakfast Club Soundtrack

What is your guilty pleasure:

Binge watching Netflix with a bag of nachos and some guacamole

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My Creativity Pyrrha, first purchase I made at Blue Ruby

How do you like your coffee:

Iced, with a touch of sugar

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I’m super artsy and do paintings in my spare time.

Name: Lam

Job title: Assistant Manager

Store location: Robson

Lam

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

My Vans

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

A bean bag chair, my Tamagotchi, and endless supply of hot Cheetos

What is your birthstone:

Ruby

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Cozy

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Everything BUT mint chocolate chip

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

All Star by Smash Mouth

What is your guilty pleasure:

Pugs and oversized hoodies

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

Gold-fill chokers

How do you like your coffee:

Cold

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

Lam is my first name, not my last

Name: Sadie

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Park Royal

Sadie

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes! Especially, my assortment of Dr Martens

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Sunscreen, volleyball, saltwater distiller ....too practical?

What is your birthstone:

Emerald

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Confused, what am I even wearing?

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Charlie's Angels

What is your guilty pleasure:

Top 40 Music

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My Pyrrhas

How do you like your coffee:

When it's tea

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I'm actually a mermaid

Name: Polina

Job title: Assistant Manager

Store location: Pacific Centre

Polina

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Perfume! Can’t leave the house without a spritz

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

I would take my swimsuit, a floaty and suitcase full of books and snacks- might as well enjoy myself

What is your birthstone:

Amethyst

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

edgy

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Hazelnut

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Just Dance 2015

What is your guilty pleasure:

chips

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

Adina Reyter necklace, I never take it off!

How do you like your coffee:

half French vanilla half coffee

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I make REAAALLLY good instant noodles

Name: Sonia

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Richmond

Sonia

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Watches!

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Phone, Margarita kit, and a friend

What is your birthstone:

Garnet

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Minimalist/Classic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Whiskey Hazelnut

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Pitbull/Neyo - Time of our lives

What is your guilty pleasure:

PizzZZzza

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My new Alexis Bittar earrings!

How do you like your coffee:

I don't drink coffee

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I'm a crazy makeup hoarder

Name: Jessica

Job title: Assistant Manager

Store location: Richmond

Jessica

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes!! I am a sucker for beautiful shoes

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My phone, sunglasses, and bathing suit

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Classic & Chic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Green Tea

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

At the Beginning – Anastasia, I love Disney movie soundtracks

What is your guilty pleasure:

Chicken Wings

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My new gold Bare ring!

How do you like your coffee:

Sweet and creamy

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

Everything in my bedroom is pink and girly

Name: Taylor

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Guildford

Taylor

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Band tshirts!

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Sushi (my cat), lip balm, and the entire Harry Potter series because that counts as one.

What is your birthstone:

Peridot

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Why is this question so hard? I guess modern?

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Mint Chocolate Chip.

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1

What is your guilty pleasure:

Knitting

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My big Shereen De Rousseau necklace!

How do you like your coffee:

When it's green tea.

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I have enough books to rival the Beauty and the Beast library.

Name: Dorina

Job title: Blue Ruby Department Manager

Store location: Hill's of Kerrisdale

Dorina

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Shoes!!!! You can never have too many!!!!

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

Cosmo Magazine, Chocolate & Alexis Bittar obviously

What is your birthstone:

Aquamarine

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Glamorous

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Mint chocolate chip

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Beyonce by Beyonce

What is your guilty pleasure:

Chocolate & Movies

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My Chan Luu bracelets

How do you like your coffee:

Lattes with a pinch of cinnamon

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

I listen to music every morning to get the positive vibes going!

Name: Riley

Job title: Store Manager

Store location: Hill's Dry Goods

Riley

Aside from Jewellery what is your favourite accessory:

Any cashmere wrap scarf

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you take with you:

My 2 cats, A sketchbook, and a boom box.

What is your birthstone:

Opal

If you had to describe your style in one word it would be:

Boho Chic

What is your favourite ice cream flavour:

Cookies ‘n Cream

If your life was a movie what would the soundtrack be:

Pop hits from the 90’s

What is your guilty pleasure:

Binge watching a good TV show

What is your “I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT" jewellery piece:

My Adina Reyter evil eye necklace

How do you like your coffee:

Never been a coffee drinker but I love a London Fog anytime of the day.

What is one thing we don't know about you but wish we did:

Before choosing to pursue a career in Fashion I was planning on going to school to become a Marine Mammal trainer.