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Loreto - custom made, pink tourmaline & diamond dress ring, made in Brisbane Australia

Loreto - custom made, pink tourmaline & diamond dress ring, made in Brisbane Australia

This custom made, heirloom quality masterpiece has a unique pink flat-top tourmaline with white diamonds.  It features white & yellow 9ct gold.  The centre stone is deep pink not red, unfortunately it photographs red.  This beautiful dress has been taken home but we'd love to make you your own version of this lovely ring. As a price guide this ring was under $6,000.

For more custom made ladies' wedding rings, please go to Wedding Rings. For more ladies' custom made engagement rings, please go to Engagement Rings. For many more eternity ring designs please go to Eternity Rings. For more information on our custom made jewellery, please go to Custom Made & Designed Jewellery. For more information on how you can reuse your old jewellery & have it made into the jewellery of your dreams, please go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling. For more information on jewellery repair & restoration please go to Jewellery Repair & Restoration. To see just some of the amazing jewellery we have custom made for our customers please go to Collections

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Spring Light - custom made coloured diamond flower ring over 3 carat - engagement ring or dress ring

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Yours for $69,555 AUD

A rare and beautiful flower-inspired engagement or dress ring featuring 7 stunning fancy colored diamonds.  The centre is yellow and petals are purple, pink, yellow, green, peach & orange.  All of these stunning coloured diamonds are expertly haloed in white brilliant cut round diamonds.  These perfectly match pastel diamonds total over 3 carat.  Crafted in platinum.  This designer ring incorporates both claw and grain setting styles.  A2035

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed JewelleryWhat To ExpectGuarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  To see more of our custom made designs go to CollectionsEngagement RingsWedding RingsEternity Rings & Men's Wedding Rings.   

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Spring Light - custom made coloured diamond flower ring over 3 carat - engagement ring or dress ring

Spring Light - custom made coloured diamond flower ring over 3 carat - engagement ring or dress ring

Yours for $69,555 AUD

A rare and beautiful flower-inspired engagement or dress ring featuring 7 stunning fancy colored diamonds.  The centre is yellow and petals are purple, pink, yellow, green, peach & orange.  All of these stunning coloured diamonds are expertly haloed in white brilliant cut round diamonds.  These perfectly match pastel diamonds total over 3 carat.  Crafted in platinum.  This designer ring incorporates both claw and grain setting styles.  A2035

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed JewelleryWhat To ExpectGuarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  To see more of our custom made designs go to CollectionsEngagement RingsWedding RingsEternity Rings & Men's Wedding Rings.   

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What is a halo engagement ring setting?

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A halo settings features a centre gemstone or diamond encircled by smaller accent diamonds for a sparkling look. In a well made halo ring scintillation (the sparkle) is maximised by the optimum positioning of the diamonds relative to the centre stone. This requires the joint expertise of a gemologist, jeweller & diamond setter.  We have all this expertise in-house in our workshop to maximise the quality and value we provide our customers. The halo design will always be in style as it is romantic and makes the centre diamond or gemstone look bigger.

A wide variety of centre gemstones and diamonds can be haloed.  Here are just some of the halo ring we've already created.

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Endless Love - Rose gold wedding ring with complementary gent's wedding ring both custom made in Brisbane

Endless Love - Rose gold wedding ring with complementary gent's wedding ring both custom made in Brisbane

This wedding ring was handmade in rose gold and then hand set with diamonds.  The diamond setting is grain set and the edges are mill grained.  We delight in custom making wedding rings so that they complement your engagement ring.  We make in yellow gold, white gold, platinum and rose gold & love to combine them in beautiful designer jewellery as well.

For more information go to Choosing a Wedding Ring & Do I need a Fitted Wedding Ring?.  For additional information go to What is a design consultation like? & Our Custom Designing Services.  If you are interesting is reusing existing jewellery to create your engagement ring or wedding ring please go to Information on Remodelling, Recycling & Reusing Jewellery.

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Wedding Rings Advice Article

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Wedding rings are a symbol of eternal love and commitment.  They are traditionally worn on the left ring-finger closest to your heart with the engagement ring worn on the same finger.  They are often called wedders, for short, by jewellers.  

This is a ring that you will wear for the rest of your life so take your time and get what you really want.  Here are some ideas to reflect upon.  

Should we design the engagement ring and wedding ring at the same time?  It is a great idea so that you will love the end result not just the engagement ring on its own.

When do I need a fitted wedding ring?  If a flat-sided ring will sit flat beside your engagement ring then you will not need a fitted wedding ring however if it doesn't then you will as it will wearing down and damaging your engagement ring, worse case you could loose your diamond? To make a fitted wedding ring the jeweller will need to keep your engagement ring briefly to make sure that the wedding ring fits the engagement ring perfectly.

Does it need to matching my engagement ring?  Traditionally the wedding ring and engagement ring match including metal colour and cartage (type); diamond clarity, colour & cartage (size); diamond setting style, band width and ring profile.  For a diamond set wedding ring, the diamonds need to span the same width as the engagement ring. Go to a jeweller that knows all the design rules and tips so that they can design and make a wedding ring that perfectly complements your engagement ring.

However some brides want a wedding ring design that improves or extends the design of their engagement ring and takes it to new places.  Other brides even want an avant-garde wedding rings that pushes the design boundaries.  Sadly some brides aren’t completely happy with some design aspects of their engagement ring.   At Stephen Dibb Jewellery we can design for all these brides, we can use our experience and creativity to bend the rules.  Yes over the past 30 years we've learnt a bit and we’d love to share it with you.  Go to a jeweller that knows how to break the rules with style!

For example:

  • a different but complementary diamond setting style
  • different metal colour to create contrast
  • different colour diamonds or gemstones to create contrast.
  • improve the comfort of your engagement ring

Non-traditional Alternatives Some brides choose to have a combination wedding & engagement ring.  One Stephen Dibb Jewellery client had an enchanting custom-made bracelet created using a variety of family stones for her engagement and a wedding ring to match it for her wedding.  Another had an engagement diamond tennis-bracelet and a wedding ring.

Does my wedding ring need to match my partner’s ring?  It is completely up to you.  Many couples prefer them to be complementary but not the same or even completely different?

Should I incorporate the option of an eternity ring in my design?  Again it is up to you.  If you think you want an eternity ring that is worn on the same finger as your engagement & wedding ring then discuss it with your designer.  One option is just adding additional diamonds to your wedding ring for your eternity celebration.  We are seeing more and more couples getting diamond earrings, a diamond pendant or right hand dress ring to celebrate their eternity.  When you celebrate your eternity is completely up to you.  For some couples it is a first anniversary and anothers it is their first child or 10th anniversary.

What are split wedding rings & why choose them? – Split wedding rings are where you have two identical rings either side of your engagement ring.  They are great if you like symmetry or it is more complementary to your existing engagement ring.  Some couples lay-by the second split wedding ring and use it to celebrate their first wedding anniversary as their eternity ring.

What else should I consider? 

Your style - Online is a great place to start looking at options like plain, vintage, art deco, art nouveau, classic, elegant, retro, fine or solid, stone-set or plain.  Bring your ideas to your design appointment!

Your Lifestyle - Your lifestyle may change your choices of metal, setting and stones.  For example, do you need a robust ring that has the stone set low and that doesn’t scratch easily?

Metals - Options include platinum, white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, titanium, 18ct gold, 9ct gold, two tone, tri-tone (rose, yellow & white) all with different properties and costs that make some more suitable than others.

Metal finishes – Options include brushed, engraved, matte, reticulated & polished.

Stones – Options include white diamonds, pink diamonds, black diamonds, yellow diamond, blue diamonds, sapphires, rubies.

Stone Setting Type - What setting? Options include pavé, grain set, claw set, tiger claw set, V-claw set, rub-over setting (sometimes know as bezel) & rub-in setting.

Should we get inscriptions? The custom of inscribing romantic poetry onto wedding rings began in the courts of medieval Europe but it is completely up to you. At Stephen Dibb Jewellery we provide free personalized inscriptions. You could have your wedding date inscribed inside the bands to help your new husband to remember the anniversary thus strengthening your marriage. Here are some Wedding Ring Inscription Ideas

What should be our budget be? Set a realistic budget together and remember that a good designer uses their skills to maximise the value you get. As a guide a high quality 18ct gold plain wedding rings should start at $550 and high quality diamond set 18ct wedding rings should start at $1,550.  By high quality we mean:

  • a solid band that is comfort fit (convex inside to make it truly comfortable)
  • diamonds of the right quantity and quality to look generous
  • a written life-time workmanship guarantee & a written satisfaction guarantee that you will love what is made for you
  • many free inclusions including free first year of insurance, free independent valuation, free inscriptions, a lifetime free annual clean, check & polish to keep your rings looking their best.

How much time should I allow? For custom made rings allow 4-6 weeks.

What is the advantages & disadvantages of a custom-made wedding ring? It means that you have considerably more choices so your rings can be as unique as your beautiful relationship.  For example one of our customers loves bows so she has a rose gold bow incorporated into her engagement ring.  It also means that you are not just taking “what is in stock”.  It also means that they can use your existing metal and stones from other jewellery.

Find out more about our custom making service at Custom Made & Designed Jewellery.  The disadvantage is that it will take 4-6 weeks. 

What is a design appointment like?  Once you have some ideas about your preferences make a design appointment to discuss the pros & cons of each with a trained jewellery designer. Make sure that it is a no obligation appointment and that there is no charge.  To find out what a design appointment will be like go to What To Expect.

What guarantees should I expect?  Make sure you choose a wedding ring with a lifetime workmanship guarantee.  For a custom made wedding ring make sure that your satisfaction is guaranteed.  Check out the details of our guarantees at Guarantees.  

Can I have my wedding ring made with my existing stones and jewellery?  – You can make use of your existing stones and jewellery.  To find out more go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.

What should I avoid?

Avoid jewellers who want to limit your options to what they can do or have in-stock. 

High pressure sales techniques.  If you feel comfortable then try another jeweller. 

Designers who aren't will to discuss all your ideas and the pros & cons of each.

Poor quality, faulty and unrepairable engagement & wedding rings.  Here are some issues to be avoided as they cause a great deal of heartache.

  • The ring is hollowed out so that the minimum of metal is used. This means that the ring will need repair earlier or even be unrepairable.  It can also cause dermatitis from moisture being tramped in the pockets created by the hollowing out.
  • Poor quality metal and cutting corners in the manufacture which will lead to a multitude of faults.
  • White gold that is alloyed with nickel because it is cheaper than platinum or palladium. This means that it will be less bright and may cause allergic reactions.
  • Poor stone setting so the diamonds & gem stones fall out.
  • Poor quality diamonds & gem stones. They may be heavily included so they may fracture and fall out. They might have good colour & clarity but don’t have good proportions & polish, they may have too much fluorescence, all of which can leave a diamond lacking in lustre.
  • Fracture-filled diamonds that could implode when repaired under heat.
  • Overseas imports with no guarantee on worker’s conditions, health & safety.

Our tips

  • A properly fitted wedding ring that doesn’t damage the engagement over time is essential.
  • Make sure that it is a no obligation appointment and that there is no charges for designs. 
  • Invest in quality as then the rings can be restored and repaired over time and if you decide to remodel in the future the quality metal, diamonds and gemstones are recyclable. 
  • That the engagement ring and wedding ring complement each other and look like they are meant to be together. 
  • Go with a jeweller who backs their work with a workmanship & satisfaction guarantees in writing.  Ask “what if the diamond falls out?  And “what if she doesn’t like it?”. 
  • Comfort fitted rings (inside of the band is convex) so you enjoy wearing your ring.
  • Get what you really want so you are proud to wear it for the rest of your life so you can look down every day and think “yeah I got that right!”.
  • Have high expectations as getting your engagement ring and wedding ring should be an interesting, intimate and exciting experience.

We hope this information has been helpful!

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Perfect - bespoke, round brilliant cut diamond wedding band with shared claws, could be eternity ring as well

Perfect - bespoke, round brilliant cut diamond wedding band with shared claws, could be eternity ring as well

With great attention to detail this row of finely hand set brilliant cut diamonds are hand set in a fine band with shared claws of white gold to make this delightful custom made wedding ring or eternity ring. We can also renovate, repair & restore high-end jewellery like this.

Come in & talk to a friendly designer today, it is best to make an appointment to avoid having to wait.

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Love - emerald cut diamond engagement ring with diamond encrusted band custom made in Brisbane

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Available now for $11,990 AUD

This beautifully designed custom made engagement ring is breathtaking from every angle. A vibrant emerald cut diamond is suspended above a diamond encrusted white gold band. This handcrafted band has three edges with hand grain set round diamonds. Please scroll down to see the lovely side profile.  This engagement ring was designed by Stephen Dibb and made by his team of jewellers and diamond setters.  Stephen said the design was inspired by love! The specifications of the engagement ring are 18ct white gold, 1.03ct emerald cut ESI2 centre diamond in 4 double claws on a bevelled 3-sided grain set diamond band 20 x .015ct, 12 x .01ct, 28 x .005ct round brilliant cut GHSI. GIA Certification 2228922997. R1239

For more custom made ladies' wedding rings, please go to Wedding Rings.  For more ladies' custom made engagement rings, please go to Engagement RingsFor many more eternity ring designs please go to Eternity Rings.  For more information on our custom made jewellery, please go to Custom Made & Designed JewelleryFor more information on how you can reuse your old jewellery & have it made into the jewellery of your dreams, please go to Jewellery Remodelling & RecyclingFor more information on jewellery repair & restoration please go to Jewellery Repair & RestorationTo see just some of the amazing jewellery we have custom made for our customers please go to Collections.

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Pebbles - sterling silver earrings

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As renown custom making jewellers creating in gold & platinum when a designer meets our quality, ethical & workmanship requirements we stock their products for the convenience of our customers.  

For more information on our custom making services please  go to Custom Made & Designed Jewellery.  For more information on our jewellery remodelling services please go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  For details of our unique guarantees please go to Guarantees.  To see more of our custom made jewellery please go to Collections.

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Daniel Bentley Earrings - bespoke sterling silver earrings

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As renown custom making jewellers creating in gold & platinum when a designer meets our quality, ethical & workmanship requirements we stock their products for the convenience of our customers.  For more details of Daniel Bentley and his sterling silver jewellery see Daniel Bentley.

For more information on our custom making services please  go to Custom Made & Designed Jewellery.  For more information on our jewellery remodelling services please go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  For details of our unique guarantees please go to Guarantees.  To see more of our custom made jewellery please go to Collections.

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Daniel Bentley Earrings - bespoke sterling silver earrings with blue topaz

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As renown custom making jewellers creating in gold & platinum when a designer meets our quality, ethical & workmanship requirements we stock their products for the convenience of our customers.  For more details of Daniel Bentley and his sterling silver jewellery see Daniel Bentley.

For more information on our custom making services please  go to Custom Made & Designed Jewellery.  For more information on our jewellery remodelling services please go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  For details of our unique guarantees please go to Guarantees.  To see more of our custom made jewellery please go to Collections.

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Daniel Bentley Earrings - tear-drop shaped bespoke sterling silver earrings

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As renown custom making jewellers creating in gold & platinum when a designer meets our quality, ethical & workmanship requirements we stock their products for the convenience of our customers.  For more details of Daniel Bentley and his sterling silver jewellery see Daniel Bentley.

For more information on our custom making services please  go to Custom Made & Designed Jewellery.  For more information on our jewellery remodelling services please go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  For details of our unique guarantees please go to Guarantees.  To see more of our custom made jewellery please go to Collections.

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Dare The Deep - custom designed and made nautical inspired dress ring featuring an Australian South Sea Pearl and the word "Dare", crafted in Brisbane Australia

Dare The Deep - custom designed and made nautical inspired dress ring featuring an Australian South Sea Pearl and the word "Dare", crafted in Brisbane Australia

A design lavished in detail.  An A-grade South Sea pearl is set amid an emerald set hand pierced white gold band resembling a gracefully swaying sea bed, complete with a hidden starfish and the word "Dare".

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed JewelleryWhat To ExpectGuarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  To see more of our custom made designs go to CollectionsEngagement RingsWedding RingsEternity Rings & Men's Wedding Rings.

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Alida - custom made & designed, three circle diamond ring suitable as an engagement ring or wedding ring, custom crafted in Brisbane Australia

Alida - custom made & designed, three circle diamond ring suitable as an engagement ring or wedding ring, custom crafted in Brisbane Australia

This is a dazzling statement ring was created by encircling three mesmerising round brilliant cut diamonds with smaller  matching hand set diamonds. We custom made it in our Brisbane workshop.  

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed JewelleryWhat To ExpectGuarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  To see more of our custom made designs go to CollectionsEngagement RingsWedding RingsEternity Rings & Men's Wedding Rings.

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SG Initials - custom made, sterling silver cufflinks

SG Initials - custom made, sterling silver cufflinks

These cufflinks were custom made in solid sterling silver at our Brisbane workshop.  The customer loves them!  Come in & talk to us about custom made cufflink from $490.  Contact Us

You might also interested in what they custom design process is like at What To Expect as well as Custom Made & Designed Jewellery, Guarantees & Awards. You might also like to investigate how you can reuse old jewellery to make your cufflinks at Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.

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Regan - custom made and designed in Brisbane, engagement ring or dress ring features radiant cut yellow diamond & white heart shaped shoulder diamonds

Regan - custom made and designed in Brisbane, engagement ring or dress ring features radiant cut yellow diamond & white heart shaped shoulder diamonds

This engagement or dress ring is a statement piece. A magnificent intense yellow radiant cut diamond was suspended by yellow gold claws above a diamond studded cushion. The centre piece was bookended with perfectly matched vivid white heart shape diamonds. Note the handmade yellow gold motif under the centre setting. Though this custom design is traditional for a dress ring, there is an exciting new trend towards coloured gemstone engagement rings just as show stopping as this piece. Truly one of a kind, if this ring inspires you contact us for your unique design!

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed JewelleryWhat To ExpectGuarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  To see more of our custom made designs go to CollectionsEngagement RingsWedding RingsEternity Rings & Men's Wedding Rings.

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Pettina - halo princess cut diamond engagement ring custom made in Brisbane featuring contrasting yellow gold diamond set band

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This engagement ring was designed by Stephen Dibb and custom made in our Holland Park workshop by his team of jewellers and diamond setters.  It is part of our Tina range.  This engagement ring features a princess cut diamond set in four claws with a halo which is square cushion in shape made of hand set round brillian cut diamonds.  A contrasting diamond set band was custom made in yellow gold and is diamond set using round brilliant cut white diamonds which are claw set.  A fine halo of diamonds was used to encircle this captivating princess cut centre diamond. This custom made diamond engagement ring is outstanding because of the stone matching and design proportions.  Scroll down to see the lovely side profile of this engagement ring.  The options for a wedding band include white gold or yellow gold split wedding ring either plain or diamond set.  The specifications are 18ct white gold engagement ring .41ct princess cut white diamond set in four claws with a claw set halo and claw set shoulders. .41ct HSI GIA Certificate 6127576592 4x 1.4mm, 8x 1.6mm, 14x 1.5mm RBC GHSI diamonds - R1286.

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Pastel Pavé - pavé set diamond & tourmaline dress ring in white 18ct gold, custom made in Brisbane

Pastel Pavé - pavé set diamond & tourmaline dress ring in white 18ct gold, custom made in Brisbane

A dramatic play of light is created by pavé setting crisp white 18ct gold with pastel toned tourmalines and vivid white diamonds. It take considerable expertise to set stones in this way. Warning – do not view in full sunlight as it might cause envy!  This delightful piece was designed for and with one of our customers. Give us a call 0n 07 3847 9933 for your no obligation design appointment at one of our 3 studios.

To peruse the rest of our dress ring collection, please go to Dress Rings. For more information on our custom made jewellery, please go to Custom Made & Designed Jewellery. For more information on how you can reuse your old jewellery & have it made into the jewellery of your dreams, please go to Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling. For more information on jewellery repair & restoration please go to Jewellery Repair & Restoration. To see just some of the amazing jewellery we have custom made for our customers please go to Collections.

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Bolade - pink pear-shaped sapphire and diamond dress ring, custom made in Brisbane Australia

Bolade - pink pear-shaped sapphire and diamond dress ring, custom made in Brisbane Australia

This custom made ring features an irresistable pear shape sapphire angled across the finger and embraced by a hand set graduated swirl of diamonds. 

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed JewelleryWhat To ExpectGuarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling.  To see more of our custom made designs go to CollectionsEngagement RingsWedding RingsEternity Rings & Men's Wedding Rings.

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Grace - pavé diamond white & yellow gold two tone dress ring custom made in Brisbane

Grace - pavé diamond white & yellow gold two tone dress ring custom made in Brisbane

It took a gifted Stephen Dibb Jewellery artisan hours to select, match and secure these pave set diamonds into this striking two tone gold custom made statement piece.  This piece has been taken home and loved but please contact us if this piece inspires you!  Your version of this dress ring could start from as little as $7,990.

If you would like more information on our custom making please read Custom Made & Designed Jewellery, What To Expect, Guarantees & Awards.  If you would like to know about recycling your existing jewellery into a custom design then read Jewellery Remodelling & Recycling. To view more equisite custom made peices please go to Engagement Rings, Wedding Rings, Men's Wedding Rings, Collections. 

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