With so many custom design jewelry stores, it’s hard to know where to start, so whether you’re looking for a specific type of stone or a certain style of setting, we have the answers!
Here are some frequently asked questions about custom designed necklaces.
What are the different types of necklaces?
There are a variety of necklaces to choose from, including chokers, chains, or custom-made ones and if you’re not sure what type suits your needs best, don’t worry! Our custom jewelry designers will work with you to create the perfect piece for any occasion.
How is a custom designed necklace made?
A custom designed necklace is made by choosing a style, selecting the stones, and then customizing it with gemstones or adding other details. We offer an endless variety of customization options to make your custom jewelry just the way you want it!
How much does it cost to make a custom designed necklace?
When it comes to the cost of custom jewelry, what matters is exactly what you want. The more complicated and intricate your design request, the higher its price tag will be. For instance, a diamond solitaire engagement ring could start at $1,500 which can increase depending on the complexity and carat weight that you desire.
How long do custom designed necklaces take to make?
Custom designed necklaces may take up to two weeks or longer. We custom design necklaces, which means that we will be working with you every step of the way and customizing it to meet your personal preferences for style, color, or other customizations.
What is the best gemstone to use in a custom designed necklace?
This is a matter of personal preference, but custom designed necklaces can be made with any type and color gemstone; the customizations you choose will dictate the cost. We offer an endless variety of customization options to make your custom necklace just like you want it!
What is the most durable gemstone?
The most durable gemstone is diamond, as it can be cut into any custom shape and size. Diamonds are also available in a wide range of colors with many customizations to choose from. Other gems like ruby or sapphire might not have the same durability, depending on how they were cut or treated chemically.
What if I’m allergic to certain metals?
If you’re allergic to certain metals, custom jewelry stores are your best bet. We offer custom necklace chains in a variety of materials like sterling silver, gold plating, 14k gold, or 18k rose gold. Custom jewelry designers can work with any metal and should be able to provide an allergy-free option for custom necklaces that might not have been possible in the past. For those who suffer from nickel allergies, we offer a selection of custom jewelry that is made of stainless steel.
Can I use a family heirloom gemstone to make a necklace?
Yes! If you are interested in customizing an existing piece of jewelry, let our design team know and we will work with you to find the perfect custom fit for your heirloom gemstone. We also offer custom pieces made from new stones so any stone can be used.
How long should a necklace be?
Necklace lengths vary depending on neckline, but our design team will work with you to find the perfect custom length for your desired necklace.
What chain type should I use?
The type of chain you should use is dependent on the style of custom jewelry piece. For example, a custom pendant might be best suited for an 18k white gold rope chain while custom necklaces could work well with delicate 14 karat yellow gold chains.
Can I design my own custom necklace?
Yes! You can custom design a necklace for us to review for feasibility and then create with the necklace and gemstone that you want.
What type setting is best for a necklace?
The type of setting is dependent on the custom design and gemstones that you choose for your custom necklace. For example, if custom designing a pendant with diamonds, then it might be best to select an 18k white gold bezel set diamond mounting or 14 karat yellow gold prong setting.