Dragon Cigar Ashtray
18K Gold Plated 925 Silver
Total of 1.95 Carat Black Cat`s Eyes Gemstones
This work of art was designed to express the self-confidence and power of successful businessmen,
displaying the emperor of the mythical animals coiling around
and gripping with his talons and fangs, a luxurious bowl made out of gold, platinum, and diamonds.
Moreover, the notch in the bowl and the tip of the tail were crafted
and positioned to rest a Cohiba: one of the ultimate symbols of accomplishment.
If you are inspired by this design,
please contact me to discuss your bespoke project!
YVES LEMAY: ARMORER, JEWELER, TEACHER
I was born in a country of icy winters and warm-hearted people, and my passion for fine armors brought me to the Montréal school of jewelry in which I started practicing techniques that were meant to make it possible to design and create some of the most intricate and beautiful armors in the world.
During an internship in the best and most respected jewelry company in Canada, Henry Birks & Sons, I got noticed by then chef d’atelier Monsieur Alain Marcel for my sure hands and raw talent.
After being employed as a polisher by Birks, I opened my fine jewelry atelier in vibrant Shanghai, where I made hundreds of clients’ engagement and wedding jewelry among others and consulted with some of the most respected companies in the world of luxury, like Piaget.
In 2009 I also started teaching the craft of designing and creating jewelry, taking my students to a professional level. As for today, my dream of fine armor design and creations still lives on…
SHARING MY KNOWLEDGE
I am committed not only to design, produce and sell jewelry but also
to educate clients and jewelry enthusiasts. Feel free to consult the
free literature on our website.
Why choose me as your jewelry designer?
20+ years of experience making bespoke jewelry
Honed jewelry-making techniques and later consulted with famous international jewelry brands such as Piaget, Birks, etc.
Great value for your budget as I am based in Asia for more than 15 years and have direct access to gems and gemstones producers
Individual approach to each customer