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January 10, 2006
Rege Vogan of Voganís Gold & Silver Works
positioned an Olympic skating pin for engraving Monday
at his shop in Colorado Springs.
Pins for the six Olympic skating champions.
DEBBIE KELLEY THE GAZETTE
This week, 18 small pins that replicate the blade of a
figure skate are being handcrafted with painstaking precision
by the Vogan family of Colorado Springs. Next month, the pins
will be in the hands of Olympic figure skating medalists in
Turin, Italy, where the XX Olympic Winter Games will be held
ďItís such a thrill. Weíre so proud to be able to do
this,Ē said Teri Vogan, coowner with her husband, Rege, of
Vogan Gold & Silver Works in the Bon Shopping Center,
north of downtown.
This is the first year the Vogansí pins will appear at the
Olympics. But itís the fourth year that the local jewelry
shop that repairs