About Us


Lauriane Lognay President/Gemologist/Customer service/Lapidary

Lauriane Lognay FGA is a gemologist with the Fellowship of the Gemological Association of Great Britain who also has a diploma in jewelry. Founder of Rippana inc. back in 2012 when she was just 21 years old, she developed the lapidary services alongside the gemstones selling business and moved to the heart of Montreal, Canada to establish her business. She travels in numerous countries during the year like Tanzania, United-states and Myanmar in order to visit the mines and markets to buy the best rough and cut gemstones the field has to offer.

 


Marc-Antoine Tremblay Chief Lapidary

Marc-Antoine Tremblay Has been chief lapidary at Rippana for 3 years. He was taught from Master lapidary artist Yves St-Pierre and Lauriane Lognay on the art of cutting gemstones and decided to be part of the Rippana team in 2015. Having done a diploma in Arts, he shows great dexterity and comprehension of the rough he chooses to cut. An important aspect is understanding the rough and determining the best way to cut it so the client can have the best possible result. Problems are only solutions waiting to be found.



Robert Doyle Gemologist/Customer service

Robert Doyle FGA is a gemologist with the Fellowship of the Gemological Association of Great Britain. He obtained his diploma in 2016. He has great experience in customer service since 2007. His passion for gemstones cut and rough alike means he can help you with any gemstone related question you may have for him. He is an experienced rockhound, always looking for new places to go and dig crystal specimens and gems.