Meet the Makers: Rizanne Tiongko of Ruzé Collections

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

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What do you make? How did you get into it?
We make personalized and customized jewelry and accessories. I got into it since my husband is into this business on metals and emblems with his family for generations and so i have made a diversion on the personalized jewelry and accessories.

Are you a full-time crafter? If not, what is your day job?
I’m not. Im also a mother and taking care of other business.

Always wanted to have a wax seal personalized to your initials?  Check out Ruze's items!

Always wanted to have a wax seal personalized to your initials? Check out Ruze’s items!

What motivates you in pursuing this business?
The many designs that i can still come up to and the designs that clients are requesting us to make and customize.

What are some of the challenges of maintaining a craft business?
To be unique.

What’s a new skill–craft or business–that you’d like to learn?
Personalizing other kinds of materials.

These monogram necklaces are so pretty!

These monogram necklaces are so pretty!

What’s your most recent craft business milestone?
Personalizing acrylics

What is your favorite lesson in your experience of your business?
To not limit yourself. To be creative and do a lot of research.

Custom silver charms on your bangle?  These would make lovely gifts.

Custom silver charms on your bangle? These would make lovely gifts.

What craft business advice can you share with other aspiring entrepreneurs?
Never give up on your vision and always aspire to be creative.

Um, if you were a craft tool, what would you be? And why?
Cutter because it has limitless ways to form and shape a material into something beautiful and exquisite.

Personalized acrylic pieces can also be requested at Ruze.

Personalized acrylic pieces can also be requested at Ruze.

What can we expect to see from you guys at the upcoming Maker’s Market?
The sample products that we do and have.

Where else can we find your work?
On instagram and facebook. Clients may also visit our office to site see our shop and how our people transform the raw materials to its final stage.

Pretty, personalized necklaces can also be ordered from Ruze.

Pretty, personalized necklaces can also be ordered from Ruze!  Come see them this weekend at the Mini Maker’s Market!

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