The Man
Behind the

A Family Trade

The proud son and apprentice of a German goldsmith, Ralph Tober has been designing and forging beautiful jewellery by hand since 1980. With over 40 years experience, he has become one of the true masters of his trade.

Ralph uses a forging tool to manipulate a piece of 18 carrot gold

at it’s Finest

Ralph’s knowledge, attention to detail and mastery of the time-honored methods and skills required to create the finest custom jewellery, shines through every unique piece that leaves the Aurelia workshop in North Vancouver.

Ralph sets a stunning diamond to a custom design and adds the finishing touches
Ralph adds the Aurelia hallmark onto the inside of a gold band

Rare Gemstone and Diamond Specialist

Ralph has a trusted network for obtaining high-quality rare gemstones and certified diamonds with access to sapphire, ruby, emerald, and other exotic gemstones ethically sourced from around the world. With Ralph’s expert knowledge and guidance, varying cuts, colour, and clarity can be obtained to suit your custom jewellery design and budget.

Ralph meticulously inspects each stone of a custom french set diamond band to ensure it’s at the highest quality

In Good Hands

If you’ve never commissioned a piece of custom jewellery before, the anticipation of the experience may feel daunting. Rest assured, that from the moment you are welcomed by Ralph at the Aurelia Jewels’ workshop, you are in good hands. For more information on the process, click below to read our frequently asked questions.

Steady hands are used to set a beautiful ruby onto a unique custom made pendent