Style & Apparel Awards 2022

Located in the eclectic Granville Island Maritime & Marinashoppingdistrict inVancouver, you’llfindbespoke jewellery maker, Zadel Jewellery Studio. The studio is the brainchild of expert jewellers, Johan and Adele Van Tonder.With over 70years of combined experience in the industry, the husband and wife team excel in heirloom quality design and realising custom creations. Jewellery Designing Studio of the Year - British Columbia Adele says, “We never compromise on quality. No matter what type of jewellery our clients are looking for. We design our pieces to be unique, durable, and eye-catching. We promise to treat every customer with the respect, honesty, and transparency they deserve. We want them to feel the same love and pride when wearing the pieces from our studio that we do in creating them.” Every piece is manufactured and finished in Zadel’s workshop on Granville Islandwhere the public are invited to view the daily operations. Platinum, gold, and silver can all be cast on-site and all repairs are also done on the premises. In today’s life everyone is time conscience, we strive to have most pieces finished and ready to collect in an impressive 10 to 15 days. As well as its own designs, Zadel Jewellery Studio also showcase a curated collection of designs by renowned Canadian Jewellers such as Andrea Rokosz, Sonja Picard, Bayot Heer, Barrie Edwards, Michael Dean, Leanne Burns, Jakob Bauer, Carole Baldock, Gerhard Moolman and Melissa Caron. To find out more, and to see examples of their work, please visit the company website. Zadel Jewellery Studio is a member of the Canadian Jewellers Association & the Jeweler’s Board of Trade. Contact: Adele Van Tonder Company: Zadel Jewellery Studio Web Address: riginally from South Africa, Johan and Adele Van Tonder made the move to British Columbia in 2010. The pair are passionate about two things: jewellery and each other! As a Master Goldsmith, Johan has been in the industry for over 50 years. An expert in many aspects of jewellery manufacturing his wealth of experience is sought out by clients and trade partners alike, he is also a recipient of many prestigious accolades over the years. Adele, an accomplished jewellery designer of 28 years in her own right shares her passion for creativity using 3D modelling tools, this has given her creative flair wings. She tells us, “I use Rhinoceros 3D to engineer my designs. This means the client can follow the process from start to finish. From sketch to magazine rendering, then to a wax prototype and the finished design in a metal of their choice.” This provides for a clear & concise relationship between designer and client. Such isAdele’smastery of the process; her sapphire earring design earned her the runner-up award in the prestigiousWax2Max Design competition. The couple’s speciality is twofold - creating custom, one-of-a-kind jewellery pieces that bring a customer’s vision to life and maintaining sentimentality in heirloom redesign. Adele explains, “We want our pieces to become enchanting heirlooms that each tell a story filled with loving memories. We source the finest quality mined and laboratory-grown diamonds and gemstones, and we guarantee that all our materials are ethically sourced.” In fact, all diamonds used in Zadel designs carry a certificate of authenticity. The studio excels at using recycled gold and gemstones to make new items. The team at Zadel is also adept at uncovering the beauty of long-forgotten pieces and giving them a new lease of life. Johan and Adele pride themselves on the minute attention to detail and unique personalisation that goes into every piece they make. O