What is your most memorable wedding?
Every wedding is as memorable and as special as the next!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Elegant, Timeless, Classic, Beautiful, priceless.
What about your business are you most proud of?
I am the founder, designer and creator @ Maree London. Starting from my bedroom to now having my own studio and working with lovely clients to bring their dreams to reality.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Do your home work! Choose a designer that is prepared to explore your design creation.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
I really love it when both Bride and Groom have designed the bands and been instrumental from the start. Working with me in creating the perfect Engagement Rings or Wedding bands.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
We will schedual a series of consultations taylored in conjunction with your needs. Depending on your whereabouts these will either be at our studio, via video chat, email or telephone, to talk thorough design. Ideally we like to have at least one physical sitting though this isn't always possible and where this the case, we are flexible to accommodate you. We set a detailed schedule of works with a time scale that is clear and transparent, keeping you informed of the progress throughout your creation. 50-75% deposit is required before works commence, then the balance upon completion.
What are your favourite wedding traditions for rings?
I don't really have a favorite. Though I do like it when the Bride and Groom match the design but with masculine and feminine inflections.
What is the most romantic engraving you have seen on a wedding ring?
They have to be all as Romantic as the last. Though I have few secret favorites!
Which ring do you think holds most significance for a bride?
Oh that's a hard one! For may it's the Engagement ring but I think if you work with a designer who can compliment your existing ring there's no reason to have one more significant than the other!
What is your favourite proposal story?
One commission Engagement ring that I designed and created, the fiance had a few sittings with me to chat through design options. When his girlfriend was asking where he was his lies got so ridiculous that she had accused him of cheating! When he proposed on Valentines day, the strange stories of his whereabouts made sense!