Stories

TJ Perenara and Greer Samuel's Engagement Ring Story
The Village Goldsmith congratulates TJ Perenara and fiancée Greer Samuel on their engagement! Photo credits: TJ Perenara and Greer Samuel The lovely couple were engaged when TJ popped the question to Greer over a romantic dinner in Wellington. TJ celebrated his happiness by sharing...
To California... From Wellington, With Love
Set and Amalya's Custom Hand-Engraved Engagement Ring & Proposal Story Set and Amalya live in California. Neither have travelled to New Zealand but their love story has a special Kiwi connection.   The couple met around the same time that Set started his...
Inspired by Iceland: Carl & Evelyn's Engagement Ring Story
During a 3 month cycling trip through Europe, you would expect to see some breathtaking sights and unforgettable scenery. For Carl and Evelyn, this was no more true than when their tour took them to the shores of Iceland. It...
An Ocean Proposal: Te Kawa and Rebecca's New Zealand story
The Most Precious Treasures Are Those That Mean The World To You: Te Kawa and Rebecca’s Story Living on an island nation like Aotearoa, it’s only natural that we have a special connection to the ocean and its many precious...
Hot Air Balloon Engagement Proposal: Jamie and Tom’s Unforgettable Trip To India
After years of talking about it, Tom and girlfriend Jamie - the blogger behind The Blondini Chronicles - finally decided that 2017 was the year they would move their lives to London. Little did Jamie know, Tom had also decided that it...
The Art of Surprise - Bevan & Gemma's Custom Engagement Ring & Proposal Story
Bevan wanted his marriage proposal to Gemma to be a surprise - a moment of spontaneity (although he had been planning it for months!). Gemma was also great at planning - which meant that it was difficult for Bevan to stage...
Congratulations Ken and Anna! See Ken's Penguin Puppet Show Proposal in Iceland
Looking for a unique proposal idea? Think about what your partner loves doing and find a way to incorporate that into the special moment when you pop the question. It's sure to make your proposal story a memorable one! Ken...
Polynesian Tapa Pattern Inspired Ring for Victor Vito
"Congratulations to Victor Vito and Amber on their recent wedding, what a fantastic couple! We’re proud to have been chosen to make such a beautiful set of wedding rings for them both. Victor’s ring is carefully crafted in platinum to...
Gold For A Golden Day: Miriama Kamo & Mike Dreaver
"Our warmest congratulations to Miri and Mike, from the team at The Village Goldsmith. We've just been oohing and aahing over pics of the happy couple's day in paradise. Wonderful to see Miriama's stunning engagement ring and the couple's special...
Custom Design Wedding Rings For Radio Sport Producer Marc Peard
The Village Goldsmith was featured in New Idea magazine! The team were thrilled to be able to craft these stunning wedding rings for Marc Peard, producer at Radio Sport, and wife Jaana Collins. The rings were designed based on the...