A custom-designed piece of jewelry can be one of the most precious items you'll ever own. When you need an exceptional piece of jewelry, custom designing it yourself may be the best solution. If you can find elements of what you want in several different items, but none of them are exactly right, it's time to create custom jewelry based on your heart's desire.
You might be searching for the perfect engagement ring. Designing an engagement ring instead of trying to find that "perfect" ring adds a personal touch that no other ring can ever match. Or perhaps you're looking for wedding rings as special as your relationship. Designing custom wedding bands can allow you to embed your personalities directly into your rings. Customizing your own rings makes it easier to get the perfect ring, reduces purchasing stress, and lets you get an extraordinary, unique item.
But engagement and wedding rings aren't the only custom jewelry you can create. You might have jewelry you want to change or modify or loose stones to place into a piece. You may want to design a custom piece from a family heirloom. Or you might simply have a vision of a beautiful jewelry item that you want to bring into reality. You might want to create a custom piece to celebrate a significant event, such as the birth of a child or a special anniversary.
Whether you want to design your own wedding rings, a personal engagement ring, or any other custom jewelry, there are many benefits to designing your own custom jewelry.
Makes Your Jewelry More Personal
Designing your own piece of jewelry makes it much more personal. It allows you to use your preferences and imagination to create an item that is a perfect match to your tastes and style. Adding your personality to the piece ensures it will suit you perfectly. There's also fun and creativity involved in designing your own ring. It's challenging but in the most fulfilling way, as you see your envisioned jewelry come to life.
Guarantees You'll Have a One-of-a-Kind Piece
When you design your own custom jewelry, nobody else will have the same piece. Ever. This gives your jewelry a certain unique element and ensures that your piece will always stand out because it's completely original.
More Variety and Options
There are no restrictions to shape, size, metal, or precious stone when you design your own ring. Traditional engagement rings are usually made from yellow or white gold, silver, or platinum. But a custom ring can be from any metal you prefer, such as rose gold or palladium. You also have more choices for combining metals, stones, cuts, and settings. Your choices truly are limitless. You can even use uncut stones in custom jewelry. The uncut or "raw" stone is placed on the band as is, and the setting is designed to fit the stone. This guarantees a unique look and setting.
Adds Sentimental Value
The item will mean a lot more because it was designed by you and it expresses your creativity. It will carry extra sentimental value. This can be especially valuable when you're looking for the perfect engagement or wedding rings. Custom rings can match your taste and style in every single aspect.
No Compromising on What You Want
When you pick a piece that's already made, there may be elements that you don't prefer. When you design your own jewelry, there is nothing you'll have to compromise on. You can specify every single element of the piece. You'll get the ideal piece, instead of having to settle for the one you like best.
A Professional Can Make Your Idea Into a Stunning Piece
The best part of designing custom jewelry is that you don't need to know how to take your vision and make it into a stunning item. That's where our team of experts comes in. The Martin Busch Jewelers professional team of jewelry designers can help you take your idea and make it into a beautiful piece that you can wear all the time.
The Custom Design Process
The team at Martin Busch Jewelers makes custom jewelry design a very simple process.
- First, you meet with a designer and design your item. You can choose your metal, precious stones, cut, and setting. The designer creates a sketch of your piece and helps you add details.
- Then you can see it begin to come to life when a wax mold prototype is created of your item. If it's perfect, we move on to the next step and craft your jewelry; otherwise, we make the necessary revisions and then move forward.
- Finally, your new piece is produced and you can revel in the beauty of your own creation. You can start creating your own custom jewelry design today!
Can you help me redesign my old or heirloom piece of jewelry?
We love these kinds of projects! Maybe you have a piece of jewelry you just don't think is your style anymore. We can help you redesign the item. Maybe you were handed down a piece of heirloom jewelry that just needs a little update — we're here to help you add to its story! Redesigning antique jewelry adds an additional level of sentimental value to the heirloom.
How long does a custom jewelry project take?
Times vary depending on a few factors including the complexity of design and the number of revisions. The process generally takes between three to five weeks. Some custom projects may be completed faster if the client requires them and can be addressed on an individual basis. We recommend allowing a minimum of eight weeks before the special event when designing a custom piece that needs to be done by a certain date.
Will you set a diamond or gemstone purchased elsewhere?
Martin Busch Jewelers will gladly help you design a setting for any diamond or gemstone regardless of whether it was purchased from us.
How much does a custom piece of jewelry cost?
Custom jewelry pricing varies widely depending on the intricacy of the design as well as the amount and type of material. The starting price for a custom piece is $1,500.