(Closed) Did anyone have rings custom made??

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
97 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

We got my engagement ring custom made. We cashed in a bunch of old gold and the store we went through gave us store credit toward the ring. We had diamonds from my grandmother and great-grandmothers rings that I wanted in my e-ring. The actual metal in my ring is new because they said is we went with the combined gold it had a possibility of bubbaling. Here is my ring. I am in love with it. It is two designs combined. It was a very nerve racking process but once I saw the drawing come to life in the CAD program I knew it was the right decision. It is also something that we did together and it makes the ring much more meaningful to me! (I apologize for the gigantic pictures) The total ring cost was 4,500 before the gold credit.


Post # 4
178 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

We’re in the process of getting my upgrade set custom made. We’re getting this ring, but with orange sapphires/citrines and milgrain:

We didn’t have any trade in gold, but we found that it was way cheaper for us to go the custom route than to try to buy it from the original designer(plus they ouldn’t make the changes I wanted)

In fact, I’m super excited because we go to look at the stones troday!!

Good luck on your ring hunt!!

Post # 5
279 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

My Fiance used his mothers diamonds and had a custom setting made for me which I love.  Here it is.

Post # 6
7960 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@NVMox2480:  what a unique setting.  beautiful.

Post # 7
59 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

My fiance custom made my ring at the same jeweler that designed his mother’s ring for his father.  He picked the setting and the stone. He got a great discount because of his relationship with the jeweler.


Post # 8
494 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2018 - Toronto, Ontario

my wedding bands are custom, all new metal and diamonds, the jeweler is my best freinds father so he didnt charge me labour and did exactly what i imagined, the two bands were 700CAD at cost of the materials. waaay more expensive in the stores, i was looking at 1200+ in the stores for one band. plus because he has an excellent reputation i know i got quality too.



Post # 9
1486 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2013


My ering is custom by a local jeweler that I know. After discounts it was still around 7-8K…that’s what I get for wanting alexandrite!

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