We throw around the words “custom jewelry design” a lot, but what does that mean exactly? It looks different for every customer. Whether you inherited sentimental pieces from family members or collected loose gemstones while traveling, there are countless reasons and ways to create a one-of-a-kind custom jewelry piece that is truly your own.
We take pride in making our custom jewelry design process as simple and streamlined as possible. Take a look at our steps below and let us know if you’d like to schedule a design consultation for your next favorite jewelry piece:
- Step one in our custom jewelry process is an initial design consultation with Linda, our lead artisan. For this meeting, it’s helpful to come to the table with any photos, sketches, stones, jewelry, or thoughts you already have in mind. It’s perfectly fine if you’re starting from a blank slate! We have hundreds of beautiful stones to pick from and designs to start with. At the end of this meeting, we’ll take in your information and get started on…
- Sketching and bidding. Once our lead designers are able to spend some time with your custom jewelry wants and needs, we’ll sketch a rough design of the piece and bid what the total will be with all materials included. Remember: you can trade in old gold scraps or pieces you don’t wear towards your brand new custom piece!
- If after sketching and bidding, you’re not 100% confident in the design, we will happily produce a CAD (computer animated design) or wax carving of your design so that you can see what the piece will look like in person. At this point, we can make any necessary adjustments so that you are over the moon with your custom design before it’s even made!
- If you’re happy with the wax carving (or initial sketch), we’ll get to work! Once we’ve cast the setting for your new piece, we’ll set any stones (if applicable), give the piece a high polish, and complete your gorgeous new one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry.
And that’s all she wrote, folks! It’s that easy to make your custom jewelry dreams come true. Whether you're thinking of a new ring, pendant, bracelet, or necklace, we're 100% confident or metalsmiths and designers can help you get started.
In some instances, customers come in with pieces they want slightly altered or even forged together. We can do that too! There are many times that the process above isn’t necessary and we can get started after just one brief meeting together.
Our wonderful jewelry artists have designed and created hundreds upon hundreds of custom pieces for our valued clientele and we can’t wait to help with the design living inside your brain! Get in touch with our jewelry artists today to get started on your very own unique piece of unforgettable jewelry by sending a text to (254) 717-7431.