What is a Bespoke Engagement Ring?
An engagement ring is so more than just a piece of jewellery; it's a symbol of love, commitment, and the promise of a shared future, so it's no surprise then that many couples are opting for bespoke engagement rings to celebrate their unique love story.
In this blog post, we will delve into the world of bespoke engagement rings, exploring what they are, why they're so special, and how you can create one for your own unique love story.
Understanding Bespoke Engagement Rings
The term 'bespoke' refers to custom-made items designed specifically and uniquely for a client. In the context of jewellery, a bespoke engagement ring is one that is custom-designed and handcrafted to match your exact specifications and preferences. Unlike off-the-shelf options where you select from pre-designed styles, bespoke engagement rings allow you to be involved in every step of the design process.
From choosing the type of metal (gold, platinum or silver), selecting the gemstone (diamonds or coloured gemstones), deciding on the cut and carat size to finalising the setting style (solitaire, halo or trilogy), every aspect can be personalised. This means that your bespoke engagement ring will be truly one-of-a-kind - just like your story.
Why Choose a Bespoke Engagement Ring?
There are many reasons why a couple might choose a bespoke engagement ring over a ready to ship design.
Personalisation: A bespoke engagement ring allows you to incorporate personal elements into your design. This could be anything from using a gemstone that holds special significance to incorporating design elements that reflect your shared interests or memories.
Quality: All of our rings are handcrafted by skilled artisans with exacting attention to detail, but with a bespoke design we are creating an entirely new piece just for you. As a result, our workshop takes great care to ensure that every aspect is exactly as you desire.
Expense: As you're directly involved in selecting materials and design elements, you have control over how much you want to spend. We take extra care and attention with our bespoke projects, so earrings and pendants start at £2,000 and our bespoke rings start from £2,500. Small tweaks to existing designs are often available at lower prices - so if you have an idea, just get in touch.
Unique: A truly bespoke engagement ring, means that you can be sure that you'll never run into someone else with exactly the same design. While we adapt existing designs - and fully bespoke piece is completely unique.
Creating Your Bespoke Engagement Ring
The process of creating a bespoke engagement ring begins with an initial consultation where we'll discuss your ideas and taste.
We will talk you through choosing materials - from metals like gold or platinum to gemstones and we'll make suggestions sparked by our conversation. Each choice will impact not only how your ring looks but also its price point.
Once we've established the style you're looking for - we'll source stones and metal accordingly and we can then translate your vision into sketches or 3D models so you can see what your finished piece might look like. With all the details finalised and approved, our skilled craftsmen will bring your vision to life using traditional techniques combined with modern technology. The result? A stunningly beautiful piece that tells your story in every detail.
A bespoke engagement ring offers an unparalleled opportunity to create something truly personal and meaningful for both partners. It allows couples to express their individuality while also ensuring they get exactly what they want in terms of style, quality, and budget.
Whether it's incorporating family heirlooms into new jewels, customising an existing design or crafting entirely new pieces from scratch - there's something incredibly special about knowing that no other couple in the world has an identical piece.
In essence, choosing a bespoke engagement ring means choosing an unforgettable symbol of love – one that reflects not only who you are as individuals but also who you are as a couple embarking on a journey together.