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Creating a Custom Engagement Ring

Updated on January 12, 2015
A custom designed emerald engagement ring with vine motif designed by Dreamstone fine jewelers
A custom designed emerald engagement ring with vine motif designed by Dreamstone fine jewelers

What is a Custom Engagement Ring?

Searching for the ring of your dreams, but not happy with anything you see in the jewelers window? Maybe it is time to consider a custom designed ring.

Whether you want to copy a ring you saw in a picture but can not find anywhere else, or you have an idea for a unique ring with a personalized touches, a skilled designer can help you translate your vision into a beautiful custom designed ring that will stand the test of time.

Even though CAD and Casting tools are available to jewelers everywhere, don't rush into a design relationship with just any jeweler. Designing an engagement ring that is both beautiful and dazzling, as well as durable and functional enough to wear every day, is not an easy feat. You need to work with a designer who combines artistry with technical know-how and years of experience.

Thanks to the internet, ring hunters everywhere now have access to the top talent of New York's diamond district to help them realize their dream engagement ring. Here is what you should look for when you are contemplating a custom designed engagement ring.

A Custom Double Halo Engagement Ring Setting

Design your engagement ring around the your dream diamond. Dreamstone.com can create a custom setting to perfectly fit your diamond.
Design your engagement ring around the your dream diamond. Dreamstone.com can create a custom setting to perfectly fit your diamond.

The Custom Engagement Ring Process - Step by Step

Wondering just how the engagement ring designing process will work? Whether you are working with a jeweler in person, or via the internet, it really is quite simple.

If you are reading this article, chances are you already know exactly what you want, and just can not find it anywhere. Pull together your pictures, sketches and ideas about metals and stones and you are ready to begin.


Step 1: Submit Your Design and Request a Quote

Getting in touch a designer to create your custom engagement ring is as easy as filling out a form on their website. A jeweler will promptly respond and get the ball rolling on the ring of your dreams. They will discuss your ring with you and a quote will be provided based on your metal selection and stone requirements.

A CAD Design and the Finished Product

From design to reality. A CAD ring design and the finished product
From design to reality. A CAD ring design and the finished product
Need to replicate a family heirloom? Dreamstone's expert designers can create a perfect replica.
Need to replicate a family heirloom? Dreamstone's expert designers can create a perfect replica.

Step 2: CAD/Wax Design

Once all of your design requirements are known, a designer will create a CAD or wax model of your ring. Once complete, images of the model from multiple angles will be submitted to you for review. The designer will walk you through the drawings, answer your questions, listen to your feedback and make any modifications that may be necessary.

Step 3: Casting and Finishing

Upon your approval of the design, skilled craftsmen will cast your ring and set your gemstones in their New York workroom. After being polished and inspected it will be shipped to you in their elegant packaging, ready to delight you for years to come.

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Designing a Custom Ring with Dreamstone

How do you pick the right jeweler to design your dream ring? Choose a jeweler who truly loves to create unique pieces of jewelry for their clients to cherish for years to come. Someone who will listen to your needs and help you craft a beautiful heirloom that has the structural integrity to stand the test of time.

Dreamstone, located in Manhattan's diamond district is one such jeweler. This family business has been cutting diamonds and creating beautiful settings for generations. Customers who come to them for custom pieces comment on both their skill in creating beautiful jewelry and their commitment to top notch customer service. Whether they come in to their New York showroom, or work with them exclusively via the internet, customers rave about the personal touch and relationship they build with this family of jewelers while collaborating on a beautiful piece of jewelry together.

You can read many reviews from satisfied customers on iVouch. I have included some great ones from customers who designed custom rings with Dreamstone in this article.

Ready to get started? Click here to connect with a designer at Dreamstone and start making your dream ring a reality.

Still need convincing? Read more reviews from Dreamstone customers left on the independent review site iVouch below.

See more Dreamstone customer reviews from iVouch
See more Dreamstone customer reviews from iVouch

Customer Reviews on iVouch for Dreamstone Custom Rings

See more Dreamstone customer reviews from iVouch
See more Dreamstone customer reviews from iVouch

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