Edmonton’s longest-standing Graduate Gemologist, Ralph Vandenberg, has traveled the world honing his craft. Whether he is visiting the DeBeers’ diamond mines in Botswana or haggling over sapphires in the cutting rooms of Mumbai, India, Ralph is always on the lookout for the precious gems dreams are made of.
As the owner and lead designer at Vandenbergs, Ralph carries on the rich tradition established by his father when the company opened its doors in 1976. His passion, creativity, and love for exquisite stones led him to the prestigious Gemological Institute of America in California and on to the Institute’s jewellery design school.
Today, Ralph is one of North America’s most experienced jewellery and gem specialists.