Ivan was born and raised in Richmond, Texas and grew up learning the diamond and jewelry trade from his father, a Master Jeweler. Ivan is proficient in all aspects of crafting fine diamond jewelry. Ivan initially started out polishing jewelry and then moved onto becoming a finishing expert. After more than 10 years in the business, Ivan has become skilled in many areas; including, but not limited to laser welding and stone setting. Ivan has been instrumental in crafting a number of Championship Rings for professional, collegiate and high school teams throughout the country. Since Ivan is bilingual in English and Spanish, he is able to assist many of our Hispanic clientele during their visit with us at Uptown Diamond.