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Kingdom Hearts Kairi's Keyblade Flower Inspired Ring
Early this year, Jesus reached out to us to create a special ring for his girlfriend of 9 years. This year, their 10th year together, he planned to propose to her with a tangible symbol of his commitment to their...
Magnificent Maleficent Inspired Engagement Ring
Michael reached out to Takayas for a truly one-of-a-kind engagement ring for his sweetheart. He envisioned Disney’s Maleficent as the muse for the ring since he and his beloved adore the movie. Crafting Michael’s engagement ring was a great joy...
Final Fantasy VII Fenrir Inspired Wedding Ring
Last week we featured Jun’s timeless and elegant ring that he commissioned for his beloved Jessie. This time we are delighted to present Jessie’s ring for Jun. Jessie contacted us with the idea of creating a sleek and masculine wedding...
Final Fantasy XIII Crystal Stasis Inspired Engagement Ring
Many times, our clients have no idea what they want for their custom jewelry, so they leave it entirely up to Takayas. Other times, clients know exactly what they want and give Takayas images of design inspirations for him to...
Lovely Lolita Inspired Engagement Ring
Living her best Lolita life, Yue reached out to us for the engagement ring her loving partner Harry would propose with. As a Lolita model and influencer, Yue imagined a cute and girly design for this symbol of their most...
NieR: Automata Black Box Inspired Wedding Band
This week we continue Tran and Jeremey’s custom jewelry adventure by featuring Jeremy’s wedding band. Just like his partner Tran’s engagement ring, Jeremy’s ring is inspired by the game they’ve enjoyed together: NieR: Automata. Specifically, the game’s iconic Black Box...
Angelic NieR: Automata Inspired Engagement Ring
Since Takayas crafts jewelry for clients all over the world, we don’t often have the pleasure of meeting our clients in person. To our delight, recently engaged after 10 years together, Tran and Jeremy visited our Los Angeles studio last...
Passionate Purple Paopu Fruit Kingdom Hearts Inspired Engagement Ring
Earlier this year, Mark contacted us after he saw Takayas’ Kingdom Hearts inspired rings on our website. He wasn’t sure about all the details, but he knew he wanted a Paopu Fruit as the centerpiece of the ring that he’d...
Lord of the Rings & Final Fantasy XIV Inspired Heirloom Ring
While every commission is uniquely special to Takayas, sometimes we receive one that especially touches our hearts. Earlier this year, we were profoundly honored when Lacey contacted us to create a ring in memory of her husband who recently passed...
Kingdom Hearts and Eeveelution Inspired Engagement Ring
We were delighted to receive a request from Brandi for Takayas to “work his design magic.” Friends since childhood, she and her partner Cody decided to take the next step in their precious union with a bespoke Kingdom Hearts and...
Cardcaptor Sakura Inspired Engagement Ring
Word of mouth is how many of our clients hear about Takayas, and we were delighted to hear from Aaron in Singapore who learned about Takayas’ well-regarded craftmanship from a friend. Aaron envisioned a ring inspired by Cardcaptor Sakura for...
Pokémon: Dragonair and Milotic Inspired Engagement Ring
At the beginning of this year, we were contacted by our friend who wanted a Pokémon inspired engagement ring for his beloved girlfriend. He had a tight deadline and lived across the Pacific, but Takayas had his back. Takayas artfully...
Guild Wars 2 Inspired Wedding Rings
With the recent Guild Wars 2 content drop of What Lies Within in mind, we delve into Takayas’ archives to feature a pair of Guild Wars 2 inspired wedding bands. In 2019, just a year before the pandemic, Emily and...
Final Fantasy XIV Red Mage Inspired Engagement Ring
With a mission to propose to his girlfriend in Japan after opening to international travelers again, our Scandinavia-based friend contacted us about creating a sleek and sophisticated engagement ring last year. He envisioned a ring that was inspired by his...
Final Fantasy X Tidus and Yuna Inspired Wedding Band
It’s always such a pleasant surprise to hear from our customers years after Takayas crafts their custom jewelry pieces. To our delight, our Australian friend Craig wanted Takayas to design his wedding band to coordinate with his fiancée Keira’s engagement...
The Legend of Zelda Inspired Wedding Ring Collection
Who’s excited about the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? We’ve been longingly anticipating this day to come! Takayas has crafted some amazing custom jewelry designs over his career inspired by The Legend of Zelda. He’s...
Final Fantasy XIV Astrologian Inspired Engagement Ring
This week we tell the story of Jacob and Swati who visited our Los Angeles studio for an in-person consultation to create Swati’s Final Fantasy XIV Astrologian Inspired Engagement Ring. Giving deep consideration to their conversation, Takayas was delighted to...
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Inspired Engagement Ring
This week we continue the love story of KJ and BZ by featuring KJ’s elegant ring. As a fan of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure throughout medical school, KJ wanted her ring to incorporate her favorite characters who offered a respite during...
Avian Angel Beats & Magic: The Gathering Inspired Wedding Band
This week we feature the first part of a couple’s love story who found they shared a love of anime and gaming while in medical school. The trials and tribulations BZ & KJ faced in the games they enjoyed playing...
Pokémon Inspired Jewelry: A Heartfelt Farewell to Pikachu and Ash
After 25 years of the anime series, we bid farewell to Ash and his beloved Pikachu with fond memories in our hearts. Many of us grew up watching their adventures as we set out on our own. Just as Pikachu...
A Poignant Pokémon & FFXIV Scholar Inspired Wedding Band
This week we continue Karen and Josef’s love story with Karen commissioning a wedding band for her one and only. Karen envisioned a meaningful ring that would encapsulate their shared love for FFXIV as well as Josef’s passion for Pokémon....