Bijou Jewelry specializes in the design and hand making of your custom piece of jewelry. We are fortunate to have a team of skilled craftsmen from St. Andrews and Winnipeg who ensure all elements of design come to life in the final piece. At Bijou, all custom pieces are hand crafted using only precious metals, always ensuring the highest quality craftsmanship. Our retail store in St. Boniface features a range of women and men's jewelry for all styles and budgets, sourced from around the world.
| ASHIQ KATOO |
Owner & Lead Designer
20+ years of experience in the jewelry industry
Ashiq was born into the jewelry and gem business. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry. At a young age he learned the fine art of gemology, design and jewelry making through the watchful eye and mentorship of his father.
Now as an award winning designer, Ashiq specializes in contemporary designs yet keeps the needs and vision of his customers in mind. He has a keen eye for rare gems and jewels, and prides himself on the quality of his work and high level of personalized service. His jewelry creations are known for their simplicity and clean fluid lines. Ashiq’s philosophy is simple; “create designs as wearable art.” His inspiration comes from the architecture, nature and beauty of raw gemstones.
Ashiq always draws on his experience and knowledge to strive for beauty and uniqueness. Therefore, he is always directly involved in all processes from design, the build and final presentation to the customer.
Ashiq prides himself in being a people oriented individual who is passionate about building and maintaining customers as friends. His business ethics and honesty have never and will never be compromised. That is his value statement to each and every customer.
You can find Ashiq at Bijou Jewelry, in St. Boniface at 138 Provencher Blvd.