Style Q&A: Vancouver Kingdom jewelry brand sets up shop on Granville Street

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“Our community is incredibly unique and full of talented artisans from around the world, with whom we collaborate and support their efforts and charitable causes.” —Natasha Peck

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Kingdom Jewels was created out of a “mutual adoration of old world jewelry”.

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Through the brand, co-founders Natasha Peck and Dylan Lee have joined forces to create collectible fine jewelry pieces designed to “last beyond a lifetime,” according to Peck.

The brand recently opened a boutique at 2956 Granville Street, and we caught up with Peck to find out more.

Q. What is the Kingdom?

A. Kingdom is a mix of modern iterations of vintage pieces and found heirlooms from around the world, with an emphasis on traditional Navajo and Southwestern styles. … Touching designs that range from biker to bohemian, each style plays with a mix of eras that reflect a current spirit. Most of our jewelry is unisex and includes chunky gemstone rings and pendants, finely crafted and on-trend metalwork such as chain necklaces, dagger earrings and bracelets, and a great selection of vintage jewelry. and signet rings.

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The Engagement Series is our newest collection and the one we are proud of. Primarily crafted from high quality metals and colored gemstones, we were inspired by the spontaneity and beauty of love and the idea of ​​having a ring ready for the unpredictable events of love.

A model wears pieces from Vancouver brand Kingdom Jewelry.
A model wears pieces from Vancouver brand Kingdom Jewelry. Photo by Kingdom Jewelry

Q. What makes it unique?

A. We take great pride in the fact that the Kingdom family has authentically evolved into an incredible, loyal community that continues to inspire us and remind us why we started in the first place – an act of injecting the beauty of heritage into the world and empower those in what they wear.

Our community is incredibly unique and full of talented artisans around the world, with whom we collaborate and support their efforts and charitable causes. It’s all in the name, Kingdom; an empire of brilliant individuals who make jewelry their livelihood, their passion and celebrate the wonders of the natural world.

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Q. Who is the target customer?

A. There is something for everyone; no matter where they live, no matter their age and stage in life, and most importantly, what style they gravitate towards. Each collection can be mixed and matched to create a unique jewelry story for the wearer.

Q. What is the price range for parts?

A. Prices range from $65 for a minimalist pair of silver hoop earrings to $9,000 for an authentic platinum ring encrusted with blue sapphires and Art-Deco diamonds.

Q. What made it a good time to open a store?

A. A new store opening had been in the works for a while now, as we wanted a space that spoke to the Kingdom brand while keeping us in the neighborhood where we are rooted. The last few years have brought incredible growth and we have simply outdone ourselves in the process. “Seize the opportunity” they say, and that’s exactly what we did.

Q. What can shoppers expect to find in store?

A. The idea was to incorporate that Art-Deco charm that we love, a little pinch of boho, and with a touch of French patisserie. The sights, sounds and scents are truly magical, where you will be greeted by textiles, handmade hats and the finest selection of jewelry and mineral specimens. It’s all about the experience and we want to make it memorable, including for those who find their forever piece.

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