Not Your Typical Engagement Ring: Custom Jewelry for Gamers

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Finding the perfect ring to get engaged with can be more than a little nerve wracking. Taking someone’s entire personality and putting it into one ring is beyond a challenge. Right off the bat, CustomMade customer Justin knew that the average diamond ring wasn’t what he was looking for. He wanted something that was special […]

“The Cutting of a Sapphire” – A Gem Cutting Tutorial

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Exquisitely cut gemstones are so often centerpieces in custom jewelry design.  Have you ever wondered how artisan jewelers are able to work their magic so precisely on these challenging materials? Daniel Stair of Custom Gemstones has graciously allowed CustomMade to post his tutorial “The Cutting of a Sapphire” on our blog.  He’ll take us through […]

What is Lost Wax Casting?

Sterling Silver Handmade Hearts and Arrows Earrings by Denim and Diamonds Jewelry at CustomMade.com

Since ancient times, artisans from around the world have made metal jewelry pieces, sculptures, and other objects with the lost wax casting technique.  Though the designs, styles, and, of course, finished products have varied enormously, all the pieces created in this manner have one fundamental thing in common: each one literally “breaks the mold” and […]