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Unique Engagement Ring-Custom Design

Unique Engagement Ring-Custom Design

A custom designed engagement ring means so much more than a common mass produced ring found at most jewelry stores. Surprisingly, it is easier, faster and often less expensive than ever before to develop and create your perfect ring.

But many want the immediate gratification when it comes to an engagement ring. The offerings at countless jewelry stores, both local and national chains, have thousands of designs ready to present to one's sweetheart that same day. Just get it sized and pop in a diamond, bingo, easy peasy. If this is your desire, can it get any better?

Well, in our opinion, YES! It can get much much better because these days you can design your own custom ring with less effort than ever before.  Rings Unique offers custom sketches by designer artisans as well as CAD (Computer Aided Design) images.

Nothing really beats an artist rendering, more about this in a future blog. But CAD can produce exceptionally elegant designs with many options to amaze. The hardest part is deciding from the many alternatives.

Here is a CAD concept that was one of about half a dozen that captured this gentleman's fancy. Just to be sure, he also ran the designs by his future fiancee for a blink but did not finalize it with her.

CAD Design Engagement Ring

CAD Design Engagement Ring

His choice was brilliant. An art deco design with vintage details, the white gold ring featured detailed scroll work and natural deep blue sapphires on the shank. There is a secret blue aquamarine in the arch, just below the center stone. The center stone is an 8mm X 6mm brilliant white sapphire at 1.77ct.

Final CAD Designed Engagement Ring

Final CAD Designed Engagement Ring

What an amazing ring, and according to the gentleman, she said "it's perfect, beautiful, perfectly her, the nicest and prettiest thing she's ever had..."

With this kind of happiness from a custom design, why would anyone grab a common ring out of a case?

From initial contact to finished ring, it took just 30 days.

What is your unique? Find it. Design it. Create it with Rings Unique.

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Unique Engagement Ring Blue Diamond

Unique Engagement Ring Blue Diamond

Unique engagement ring...you have never seen one like this.

The standard look for an engagement ring these days is a center diamond surrounded by a halo of diamonds on a shank covered in diamonds. Yes, we do these, sometimes with over 100 tiny diamonds. www.ringsunique.com But, sometimes it is hard to tell one of these beauties from another.

A unique alternative engagement ring look favors simplicity, just the center stone in an amazing design. We were challenged recently to come up with a "Tension Set" diamond but on a band with the Gibeon Meteorite. He wanted a blue gemstone so we worked with a few sapphires. But, unsure of the durability of a sapphire in a tension setting, we switched to a blue diamond.

The result was an amazing ring that surpassed his expectations.

Engagement Ring Blue Diamond Tension Set

Engagement Ring Blue Diamond Tension Set

 

He said: "It turned out perfect, and above all she loved it! I'm very thankful for your help and service in making this a very special time for both of us." This is exactly the result we want, a really happy couple.

 

 
What is your unique? Find it. Design it. Create it with Rings Unique.

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Take a Look at the Rings Unique Factory

Take a look at the Rings Unique Factory

Diligent Craftsman at his workbench

Diligent Craftsman at his workbench


Meet Fred Pearce of Pearce Design in New Hampshire. Fred and Kate, a husband/wife team that represents the best of American craft jewelers, have been part of the Rings Unique network of independent professionals for over 20 years. These lovely people are the "Go-To" artisans for superior quality, innovative designs and fast turn around. Many of their seasoned peers regard Fred and Kate as pioneers in the USA's handcrafted jewelry design network, helping young aspiring professionals following the path they have blazed.
Fred Pearce taking a break for a smile, loves his work.

Fred Pearce taking a break for a smile, loves his work.

Don't see a factory?
Well, that's because there really isn't one, just a small solo studio that is virtually identical to many others across the country. This is how our designers work each day, one by one, to assist Rings Unique clients with the designs they have selected. In many respects, we are very old-fashioned, replicating a decades-old cottage industry when all things were handmade one-at-a-time, each one perfect, and signed by the craftsman as a product of their skill and imagination. This is a work ethic often lost in today's fast paced and rushed world. Rings Unique believes a ring, be it engagement or wedding, should be the result of creativity, experience and devotion to making each customer happy...one ring at a time.

See What makes Rings Unique Different Here

 

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Unique Anniversary Ring for a Special 25th Celebration

Unique Anniversary Ring for a Special 25th Celebration involved re-setting a treasured diamond, a specialty of Rings Unique.
The Story: Recently, a man was preparing for his 25th Anniversary two months in advance, good timetable for planning something great. We had discussions about a special ring for his wife. He mentioned that her original diamond ring was low on pedigree since he bought it while a student in college and now his wife was not even wearing it. He was contemplating a brand new ring and diamond altogether. I mentioned that quite often, a diamond's pedigree is secondary to the sentiment it embodies, that magical moment of engagement.
So, he decided to enhance the original diamond with a fresh new contemporary look. We reviewed about a dozen designs and models but he was confused, not sure if his wife would like it. Surprisingly, he asked for her input, actually a terrific idea. Seriously, after 25 years, there are no real secrets. Finally they settled on a fabulous design, truly a one-of-a-kind lavish and stunning look that beautified the original diamond and confirmed that he would say again emphatically "I would do it all again, dear."

CAD rendering of custom ring.

CAD rendering of custom ring.


Completed ring with original diamond

Completed ring with original diamond


What is your unique? Find it. Design it. Create it with Rings Unique.

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Custom Designed Engagement Rings-Center Diamond and Alexandrites

Custom Designed Engagement Rings-Center Diamond and Alexandrites

A unique engagement ring is always best defined by the couple wishing to obtain it. For some, it is based on the size of the diamond, for others it is strictly the design, and finally there are those who want some pizzazz along with the center stone. So, a unique engagement ring comes in many forms and ideas.
Recently www.ringsunique.com was asked to design an engagement ring focusing on a round 1.00ct. center diamond but adding some colorful Alexandrites to enhance the design.
With this as the assignment, we produced five designs for the fiancee, each with different concepts and looks using the state of the art computer design capabilities of Stuller's amazing CounterSketch program. From this initial exchange, the fiancee could select her favorite and Rings Unique then follows-up to apply all additional details requested. The design pictured has an unusual non-traditional halo, very lovely, unique and stunning.

Custom Design Engagement ring 1.00ct. diamond and alexandrite halo

Custom Design Engagement ring 1.00ct. diamond and alexandrite halo

This customized service for each individual is at the very heart of our commitment to make every engagement ring truly special for the couple.
Rings Unique takes the time to create unique pieces of jewelry that leave a couple breathless and smiling.
See more inspiring designs at http://www.pinterest.com/ringsunique/
There’s no better way to express your promise of love than with a unique ring. Custom-made unique engagement rings for women along with custom wedding rings mean so much more than generic or branded rings at a standard jewelry store and often cost less than their overpriced bling.
Rings Unique works to match design, diamonds and gemstones perfectly to make spectacular unique wedding and engagement rings, custom-made perfectly for you. We work with all budgets. We promise a custom ring that is special, unique and perfect.
What is your unique? Find it. Design it. Create it with Rings Unique.

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A Life Journey Begins with the First Step...into a vintage T-Bird

A Life Journey Begins with the First Step...into a Vintage T-Bird

We have so much fun helping couples here in Austin or around the country with unique wedding rings, usually asking for a picture from the wedding. Our Wedding Album is a lively place, some photos are showcased on our Pinterest pages.
A great experience was to help Anthony (Tex) and Deb with their rings for their wedding last December. Such a lovely couple and a great experience.
Deb's wedding ring was a 5mm Starry Night ring with 10 tiny diamonds and a 1/2 carat center diamond. Tex decided to wear his father's ring, already a great vintage style in platinum and 18k yellow gold, but set with his great-grandfather's 1.00ct. diamond dating back to the 1880's. For Tex's ring, we had to replace some broken sapphires in the setting and re-size the ring, quite a project really. Our appraiser, Ralph Mothner, loved the look of Tex's vintage ring and provided much education on the history of diamonds from that era.

Deb's Ring

Deb's Ring

 

Tex's Wedding Ring

Tex's Wedding Ring

The rings were fun to work on but the highlight of the wedding was the party and the get-a-way car, a vintage T-Bird loaned from a friend. What a great picture and lovely couple--she in her cowgirl boots and Tex in his Stetson. Enjoy!!
wedding album_Deb and Tex

What is your unique? Find it. Design it. Create it with Rings Unique.

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