Your custom jewlery will be as unique as you are. First, you'll select a ring core, pendant mounting, or earring mounting in the width, size and shape you desire. Next, you'll choose one or more inlay materials to give meaning and beauty to your piece.
For a list of available ring cores, mountings, and inlay materials, please see the Available Ring Cores, Available Inlay Material and Available Pendant/Earring Mounting pages.
Ring Cores and Mountings
The ring core or jewelry mounting you select is the "backbone" of the piece. While the inlay often gets more attention, selecting the right core or mounting to complement your vision is crucial. I offer ceramic in a variety of colors, stainless steel, sterling silver, and a large variety of tungsten cores to choose from, in a variety of sizes and widths. For mounting, I exclusively use sterling silver.
The inlay material on your ring or mounting is what provides visual appeal as well as personal meaning to each piece. A variety of materials for a single piece may be selected in order to complete your vision, although the size of the channel in your core or mounting may limit the space available for inlay.
To bond your inlay material to the core or mounting you select, I use a variety of Cyanoacrylate Adhesive (CA) products in 5 colors - clear, white, black, light brown and dark brown. Each layer of CA is allowed to cure for a minimum of 12 hours to ensure a clear, bright finish after polishing, with no cloudiness or blurring. Depending on the materials chosen, I may also use UV resin.