Custom Jewelry Design & Manufacturing Process

The art of making custom jewelry dates back thousands of years, to a time when ancient civilizations began crafting jewelry for personal wear. Almost all jewelry was custom jewelry as most pieces were commissioned by the well to do.  Created to display gemstones, show faith, and signify social or material status, artists made jewelry that ranged from stringed shells to tiaras and crowns worn by the ruling classes.

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Custom Butterfly Pendant

This custom jewelry creation was made for a lady who loved both skulls and butterflies, yet wanted them in the same piece.  This is what we came up with.

Throughout the ages, the continual discovery of new gems, precious metals and ornamental materials, combined with advancement of tools, metallurgy, and introduction of CAD have made it possible for almost everybody to have Jewelry Custom Made.

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Dr Who TARDIS Pendant

Show you’re in the know with this custom Dr Who Tardis Necklace.  This one is 1 inch tall and about a half inch wide, but it would benefit from being made slightly larger.  This one has been plated in Black Rhodium, but it could also be left in the color of the metal it is cast in. 

Custom Jewelry Is A Labor Of Love

At Valeria Custom Jewelry, our designers have passionately pursued the art of custom jewelry making for many years now. Creating custom creations out of gold, platinum, diamonds and precious stones, our master jewelers create your piece form start to finish. While still rooted in the spirit of old world craftsmen and hand fabrication, the equipment and techniques employed for making jewelry have changed significantly since such times. In fact, jewelry making processes have advanced more in the past 20 years than in all the time preceding it.

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2 Stone Engagement Ring

This Sapphire 3 Stone Engagement Ring is a stunning take on an old classic.  There  are diamond accents on both the sides and top of the ring.  What we like about this one is how the prongs are formed and they you can see through the ring.

Old School Custom Jewelry

Before CAD, Custom Jewelry was created by carving a wax. Miniature sculptures where carved by artisans in preparation for lost wax casting. Using the  lost wax process, models were sculpted and molded in investment, which is kind of like plaster. Then, the precious metal was melted by torch and thrown into the cavity with a manually wound centrifuge. The wax is burned away and the metal piece of remained.

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2 Tone Wedding Ring

This custom 2 tone diamond wedding ring was cast separately in yellow and white gold and then assembled.  Bezel set in each metal is a 4mm diamond.  Other, and smaller type of stones could be used as well. 

Why Having Custom Jewelry Made Is In Such High Demand Right Now

Custom jewelry is currently experiencing a surge in popularity. People are increasingly seeking out unique pieces that reflect their personal style and individuality. The demand for jewelry that is custom made is driven by several factors, including the desire for exclusivity and the ability to create a meaningful and sentimental piece.

One reason why custom jewelry is in high demand is the desire for exclusivity. Many individuals want to stand out from the crowd and express their individuality through their accessories. By having custom jewelry made, they can ensure that their piece is one-of-a-kind and not mass-produced. This exclusivity adds value to the jewelry and makes it more special to the wearer.

Another reason for the increased demand for custom jewelry is the opportunity to create a meaningful and sentimental piece. Custom made allows individuals to incorporate personal elements, such as birthstones, initials, or symbols that hold significance to them. This customization adds a personal touch and makes the jewelry more meaningful and sentimental. It becomes a reflection of the wearer’s personality, experiences, and values.

In conclusion, the high demand for custom jewelry can be attributed to the desire for exclusivity and the opportunity to create a meaningful and sentimental piece. As people seek to express their individuality and create unique accessories, custom jewelry provides the perfect solution. By having a piece of jewelry made specifically for them, individuals can ensure that they have a one-of-a-kind piece that holds personal significance.

What Types & Styles Of Jewelry Can Be Custom Created?

Custom made jewelry offers a wide range of options for individuals looking for unique and personalized pieces. From rings to necklaces, there are various types and styles of jewelry that can be custom made to suit individual preferences and tastes.


Custom rings are a popular choice for individuals who want to express their unique style and personal taste. These rings are designed specifically for the wearer, allowing them to create a one-of-a-kind piece that reflects their personality. Whether it’s an engagement ring, a wedding band, or a special piece of jewelry, custom rings offer endless possibilities for customization. From selecting the type of metal to choosing the gemstones and engraving, every aspect of the ring can be tailored to the wearer’s preferences. With the help of a skilled jeweler, individuals can bring their vision to life and create a ring that is truly one-of-a-kind.

One of the main advantages of custom rings is the ability to choose the materials used. Whether it’s platinum, gold, silver, or a combination of metals, the choice is entirely up to the wearer. This allows for a high level of personalization and ensures that the ring will be a perfect match for the individual’s style and taste. Additionally, custom rings often feature unique designs and intricate details that are not commonly found in mass-produced jewelry. From intricate filigree patterns to personalized engravings, these details add a special touch to the ring and make it truly unique.


Custom pendants are a popular choice for those looking to add a personal touch to their jewelry collection. These unique pieces allow individuals to express their individuality and showcase their personal style. Whether you’re looking for a pendant with a special meaning or simply want to stand out from the crowd, custom pendants offer endless possibilities.

When it comes to customizing your pendant, the options are truly limitless. From selecting the shape and size to choosing the type of metal and gemstone, every aspect of the pendant can be tailored to your preferences. Skilled artisans work closely with customers to bring their vision to life, ensuring that every detail is perfect.

Not only do custom pendants make a great addition to your own jewelry collection, but they also make thoughtful and meaningful gifts. Whether it’s a pendant engraved with a loved one’s initials or a pendant featuring a birthstone, these personalized pieces are sure to be treasured for years to come. So why settle for mass-produced jewelry when you can have a one-of-a-kind pendant that is truly unique to you? Explore the world of custom pendants and discover the endless possibilities today.


Custom earrings are a popular choice for those looking to express their personal style. Whether it’s a special occasion or simply a desire to stand out, custom earrings offer a unique and personalized touch. With a wide range of options available, customers can choose from various materials, designs, and sizes to create the perfect pair of earrings that truly reflect their individuality. From delicate studs to statement hoops.  Custom earrings allow individuals to showcase their creativity and make a fashion statement that is truly their own.

One of the main advantages of custom earrings is the ability to choose the materials used. From precious metals like gold and platinum to more affordable options like silver or brass. Customers have the freedom to select the material that suits their preferences and budget. Additionally, custom earrings can be adorned with gemstones, pearls, or even engraved with initials or meaningful symbols, adding a personal touch that makes them truly unique.

Another benefit of custom earrings is the opportunity to create a design that perfectly matches one’s style and personality. Whether it’s a minimalist design for everyday wear or a bold and intricate design for special occasions. The possibilities are endless. Customers can work closely with skilled jewelers or designers to bring their vision to life.  This ensures that the final product is exactly what they had in mind.


Custom bracelets are a popular accessory that allows individuals to express their personal style and create a unique fashion statement. These bracelets are made to order, allowing customers to choose the materials, colors, and designs that best suit their preferences. Whether you’re looking for a bracelet to commemorate a special occasion, show support for a cause. Or, you simply want to add a touch of personal flair to your outfit, custom bracelets offer endless possibilities. With their versatility and customization options, these bracelets are a great choice for anyone looking to add a personal touch to their jewelry collection.

One of the key advantages of custom bracelets is the ability to choose the materials used. From traditional metals like gold and silver to more unconventional options like leather or beads. There is a wide range of materials to choose from. This allows customers to select a material that not only matches their personal style. This also meets their desired level of durability and comfort. Additionally, custom bracelets often offer the option to add gemstones or engravings, further enhancing their uniqueness and sentimental value.

In addition to their aesthetic appeal, custom bracelets can also serve as meaningful symbols or reminders. Many people choose to have custom bracelets made to commemorate special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, or graduations. Others use custom bracelets to show support for a cause or raise awareness about an issue that is important to them.

How Is Custom Jewelry Made?

Now, making Custom Jewelry entails designing and created in using  CAD. Through CAD jewelry design, skilled designers can create original models in a 3d world. Once completed, their works are milled from wax or grown in resin with high tech equipment driven by complex software.  The casting process is still the same though

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Custom Logo Pendants

Using Cad, lost wax casting, hand engraving, and even enameling, Valeria Custom Jewelry can create almost Unique Custom Pendants you can come up with. And the best thing is that it  will cost less than you might think!  Send me your idea and let’s get started. 

In the past, Custom Jewelry designs were preserved using uncured rubber that was  vulcanized around finished pieces to form permanent molds. These can then be reused for an identical copy of the piece. Today, we need only save the computer file containing the design in order to regrow them in the future.

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Winged Name Necklace

Are you looking for Custom Name Pendants?  Using CAD, enamel, gemstones and even hand engraving, we can create almost anything you can come up with. It can cost less than you might think to have your own Custom Name Pendants created just for you.  Send us your idea and let’s get started.

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Gold Initial Necklaces

Are you looking for a Gold Initial Necklace but either can’t find one with your initials, or it is a lame design?  We can create almost anything you can dream up!  

The Custom Jewelry Process In A Nutshell

Having Jewelry Custom Made is a process that works something like this at Valeria Custom Jewelry.

  1.  Discussion of what you want:  We will discuss your idea. Pictures or a drawing will be necessary for us to arrive at a price.
  2. Deposit: Once a deposit has been paid, which is usually 50%, the design of the piece will begin.
  3. Revisions/Approval:  Once a design is ready, it will be rendered and sent to you.  You will then have a chance to make any chances to the design that you want.  Once approval is given for the design, the piece will begin the manufacturing process.
  4. Growing/Casting:  A file will be generated from your design, which will be used to “grow” a wax of the design.  The wax is then used to cast the piece in its metal.
  5. Finishing:  After casting, the piece is then polished and any stones are set.  Then, any engraving or special finished such as platings will be done.
  6. Delivery:  Once completed, a picture of your Unique Custom Jewelry piece will be sent to you. The remainder of the cost will then be due.
  7.   Shipping: We ship USPS Priority Mail unless a quicker or other service is required or requested.

Custom Jewelry Is The Way  To Go

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Art Deco Engagement Ring

This is one of our Sculptural Engagement Ring designs that we love.  The center stone is secured by 6 prongs that are accented with 1mm stones.  If you don’t like 6 prongs, or don’t want the accents on the prongs, we can change that.  The shank is an alternation of diamond accents and knife edged milgrain. If you wanted more stones, we could probably add 2-4 more.  We could also remove stones.

Valeria Custom Jewelry is becoming widely recognized for its distinct and Distinct Jewelry designs. Their emphasis on personalized service & second to none craftsmanship are two reasons for that. Our experienced team will help you through the steps of creating a Unique Custom Jewelry design that reflects your unique style and vision.  We will then turn your design into a beautiful piece of Unique Custom Jewelry that you will be able to be passed down through the generations.

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Sterling Silver Necklaces

Are you looking for Sterling Silver Necklaces, but can’t find what you want at an affordable price?  We can create almost anything you can dream up! We know that it can be difficult to find something other than the mass produced silver pendants coming from China.  Unless it has mass appeal, you won’t find it anywhere.  We are here to stop that. 

Click here to see our portfolio of fashion rings.  Click here to learn more about custom jewelry, view our portfolio, or to contact us about having a custom jewelry creation made just for you.  It can cost less than you think to have a special engagement ring made just for you.  Why settle for the lame and overpriced bridal jewelry from the chain stores?  We can make something showing your style and personality?

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