When planning for a wedding, attention should be given to the bridal jewelry. From the engagement to the Wedding day, jewelry is needed to make the bride feel special about her day. Conventionally, wedding bands are usually tried on for the first time during the wedding ceremony and will be worn for the rest of your life. So it’s important to get a band that suits you in every way. What better way to celebrate your union than getting custom made rings!
Custom Wedding Bands for Him.
Oh yes! Gone are the days when most men went with a simple yellow gold band that could fit. Nowadays they have more stylish options to choose from. There are yellow, white, and rose gold, even alternative choices like titanium, chrome and stainless steel.
Most custom-made wedding bands for men are characterized by milgrain edging, engravings, and other design motifs that give the ring a unique look. In fact, more grooms are now going for rings with diamond studs or other gemstones. You see, choosing a ring isn’t so straightforward, it is important that rings be chosen as a symbol of your history, personality and beautiful love story.
When you hear of custom-made rings, it means that they are not factory made. They are handcrafted to suit the wearer’s taste. So if you are looking for wedding bands that can be made from your imagination, you can trust us to fulfill your desire.
Custom made wedding set For Her
Getting a wedding band that matches your engagement ring could be problematic, especially if your engagement ring has a large centre diamond, has a very detailed shank, or a larger Halo setting. Getting the right wedding ring to complement those designs could prove difficult. You might have to search very well for the best wedding band that wouldn’t clash or look so gaudy when placed with the engagement ring. The best option is to get customized wedding bands. Some engagement rings originally come with matching wedding bands, but not all do. To be on the safer side, you could get a custom-made wedding set that features the male and female wedding bands, as well as the perfect engagement ring?
You can get custom made rings designed with white, rose or yellow gold, with alternative metals such as platinum and others. The wedding bands could feature various kinds of gemstones, all you need to do is make your choice.
Matching wedding bands for Them.
Custom made matching wedding bands can tell your love story in a way that is special to you. Uniquely crafted matching wedding bands that could feature each other’s names, best quote or favorite symbol. Custom Wedding rings last forever, just like love.
So, you are ready to begin your happily ever after, but you aren’t sure what is the perfect engagement ring for your partner. Not to worry, it’s a common problem as everyone has a unique taste. Getting the perfect engagement ring that will suit your partner’s personality might get a little difficult.
You would have to consider what is trending and what’s out of style, and how trends can fit or suit your partner’s preference.
This summer, non-traditional engagement rings are topping the chart for wedding proposals. People are beginning to go for the quirky, unconventional and personal looking pieces. You could check our array of non-traditional engagement rings and choose one that’s just right for your love.
So here are some trendy ideas for engagement rings this summer.
These days, colored gems are becoming increasingly popular. They are unconventional and may have unique meanings or stories behind them. Just like the more conventional diamonds, colored stones can last forever and still speak about the personality of the person wearing it.
Twists and turns.
Engagement rings with unique bands are a great option. This summer, it’s not all about the bling-bling, it’s about the unique quality that gives a ring the ability to stand out. There are engagement rings with a simple twisted band, and also those that are intricately entwined with colored gems or diamonds.
Halo engagement rings are a timeless design, that has endured many seasons and still remains popular. Halo rings are usually made by encircling a central stone with smaller stones. The stones could be a diamond surrounded by other smaller diamonds, or the centre stone could be a unique colored gem for a more signature look.
Pear cut diamonds.
Some time ago, pear cut diamonds were unusual and not considered being a perfect engagement ring, but this summer it is rapidly gaining popularity. If you are considering getting a Pear cut diamond for your love and you want something with a pop, go for one that either has a halo design incorporated or one enhanced with intricate banding. It will definitely give it a special look that your partner will appreciate.
Yellow Gold engagement rings were the rave back in the 80s. And they are making their comeback and better. They set off gems, especially diamonds in such a beautiful way. Yellow gold is mostly what the ring bands are made of, however, you can find rings with yellow gold colored stones that are amazing.
The old and the new seem to merge as far as engagement rings are concerned. The once outdated styles are becoming trendy. Antique rings speak a lot about your history and how it affects your new love story. These days, a simple solitaire doesn’t cut it, more and more people are going for Accent diamonds, intricate engravings, and other little details that bring out the uniqueness of the ring. These are just perfect for one who’s looking for the unconventional.
At Master Jewelers, we have some an engagement ring for every personality and style. If you can’t find what you are looking for, let us help you create the perfect one for your partner. Our streamlined custom jewelry design will bring your vision to life. Contact us or visit us online today.
Father’s Day is almost here and you may be wondering what to get for your favorite Dad. You want a gift that’s not too generic or too risque; you know, the perfect gift. Well, think jewelry!
Jewelry has a way of making people look and feel special, so what better way to make a dad feel special this Father’s Day. Yes, dads like jewelry too. All you need to do is pick up something that blends well with their personality and you are spot on.
So here are few gift ideas that are perfect to celebrate your dad, partner or husband.
Men live for their shirts, and a wonderful pair of cufflinks just gives the get up an extra ‘something’. If you can’t resist getting Dad a shirt, consider getting one with French cuffs and add a pair of stylish cufflinks to complete the set. Cufflinks vary in styles and colors. There’s the square-shaped ones, the classic rounds, the ovals, silver, stainless steel, titanium, and gold. Many more come with intricate filigree designs, or elaborate designs studded with various gemstones like a diamond or rubies.
This classic jewelry is so basic that every Dad has one(at least every Dad should). Even though technology has made it easy to tell the time from any gadget around him, a watch is still very much a part of his dressing. Good thing watches come in various styles to fit anyone’s personality, so take note before shopping for a watch. If he is a sporty, preppy, classy, modern or trendy dresser, there’s a watch for him. Also, consider your budget when shopping for a watch for the Dad in your life. The functionality (luminous hands, solar-powered, water resistant., calendar, etc), ease of use (numeral size, band clasp, battery, self-winding), and materials (weight, comfort, color, durability), are all important things to consider too.
Necklaces, bracelets, and rings.
Pieces of jewelry like necklaces, rings, and bracelets are so in vogue and they never go out of style. So yes, dads deserve such cool jewelry that adds finishing touches to their looks. Men’s jewelry is usually made from non-conventional materials like tungsten, carbon fiber, stainless steel and titanium, these materials are very durable and style well too.
Unlike female jewelry that is usually intricate and feminine, men’s bracelets are wider and more substantial. They usually feature leather cording, chains or links to add to the masculine style. You could get a ring that features his birthstone or gets one with ‘DAD’ engraved in the band.
To make your gift extra special, you could get it personalized by having his name, date of birth, initials or any special message designed in the jewelry.
Summer speaks of flirting, boldness and lots of partying, your jewelry must compliment your fashion statement or make it stand out.
So what kind of jewelry is perfect for this summer? Alright! Here we go.
Tassels are trending again. With tasteful, stylish tassel jewelry, you can add life to your outfit. Tassel accessories now come with earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. They pair easily with anything and could be made at home. Imagine making a tassel accessory to suit your style and personality!
Cuffs are Everything.
Cuffs draw attention, it’s how they are made. Ear cuffs, for instance, make a serious impact on your ears that draw people’s attention to your face. While studs and drops are cute, ear cuffs are better for this summer trend. Nose cuffs give you the rock star vibe, and arm cuff is effortlessly chic. Do not use all at one time, go for simple as you totally rock your cuff.
Pearls aren’t just for soirees and debutantes, this season they have taken a trendier form. Pearl earrings and necklaces can add a dash of chic to your look. You could totally transform a boring strand of chain with good old pearl and it will come alive again.
Silver jewelry is never wrong.
Even though gold seems to dominate jewelry fashion, silver is coming back on the scene, thanks to the love for bohemian style. For silver rings, you could play with various sizes and shapes on all fingers, and still, look gorgeous. A silver statement necklace can turn your boring tee or sweater into a fashion trend. An armful of shiny silver bracelets is so in!
Definitely a yes! This summer, body jewelry can set the tone of your look, whether you are gunning for sexy but simple or something bold, you can’t go wrong with some body jewelry. Your body chain, for instance, could play peekaboo with your bikini as you romp about on the beach, giving you an irresistible look. A dainty hand chain might be simple but it packs a stylish punch in spades. You could also get a body jewelry barefoot sandals, perfect for beach vacay, honeymoon, backyard BBQ or even a picnic.
Don’t forget Bold Gold Chains
No longer used by just Hip hop stars, bold gold chains are now topping the chart for fashion trends this summer. Your everyday look can be transformed into something more unique and fashionable just by using statement gold chains as an accessory. Oversized or chunky gold necklaces and bracelets transform an outfit completely and will be sure to turn gazes your way.
Beads are evergreen.
Beads come in an assortment of designs~ glass, stone, or enamel and are great accessories for almost any fashion get up. If you are going for a subtle style, you could use these blush and bronze beaded bracelets that are not so in your face, but adds a subtle glam to your dressing. For a bolder look, colorful enamel beads are sure to draw attention to you.
Photographing jewelry isn’t as easy as it sounds. It can get very tricky trying to find the correct background to accentuate the beauty of your jewelry. Many frames are usually taken before finding “the one”. Having good photos to represent your store and brand on your website and social media is important to a successful marketing plan. This is why white backgrounds have become increasingly popular as they are classical versatile.
White backgrounds for Jewelry pictures are a great option for marketing and professional picture taking purposes. The crisp background offers a clean and chic appearance that is universal to almost any kind of jewelry. However, not any white background will do the same job.
Choosing a white background
When choosing a white jewelry background for your photos there are a few things to take into an account. Are you planning to close-ups? Is this going to be straight on photo or do you plan to use your angles? You will need different resources depending on what type of picture you are hoping to take. To do an up close and straight on image of your jewelry, you can use basic household things like cloth, poster board or paper will do just fine. If you are trying to get a more elaborate photo, you will need a light-box, butcher paper or even possible a sheeting.
Tips to using a white Jewelry background
- Make sure you pay attention to the shade of white you are using. Not all white is the same, there are various shades but the best one for a sharp, crisp image is bright white.
- Keep the background clean and bright. White can get dirty and dinge quick, and this could cause your pictures to be an epic fail. Also make sure the background isn’t wrinkly and ensure a textured look is creatively definable rather than messy.
- Don’t forget your lighting. Whether it is artificial or natural light, make sure you have enough of it to ensure you don’t get any unwanted shadows.
If you plan to take photos of your products, these are great steps to start out on. Ensuring your pictures look professional quality takes a lot more than snap and shoot. Remember to prepare your jewelry by cleaning and polishing them for the best shine possible.
While many of us gas up the bbq and load up the car to enjoy the holiday weekend, it is important to remember and honor those we have lost while serving in the United States Air Forces. Memorial Day is a holiday to observe the sacrifices made by those who perished while serving and their families. It is a very sensitive time for many.
Losing a loved one is hard and we try to honor their memory by celebrating their lives. We do this differently and in various forms because it is a unique tribute to that specific person. Not to mention that everyone mourns in their own way and time. One way to help your grieving process is to incorporate small details in your daily life that help you feel they are with you, regardless. Jewelry is a great option to honor a lost loved one, especially a soldier. Here are a few ideas to help you get through this Memorial Day.
Carry your loved one with you
Literally, carry your loved one with you. Custom design a piece of jewelry to carry their remains in a discreet yet tasteful way. Design a piece that represents your relationship with your lost loved one. Make a necklace or bracelet and don’t be afraid to get other loved ones involved to create their own.
Design a remembrance piece
Create a remembrance jewelry design like you would sketch put a tattoo. Make it something just for you. Did your soldier love fishing or hunting? Combine those things with on your jewelry design. Craft an intimate ring or bracelet with the thought to daily wear and tear. Master Jewelers expert artisans are on site to help you design this sensitive piece.
Dedication Jewelry to your squad
Blood relatives aren’t the only ones mourning the loss of a soldier, but so is his or her unit. Working in the Armed Forces cultivate a family you instantly become a part of. Many soldiers go through the lose and guilt from the death of on their unit members. Create a brotherhood piece for the ones in your unit to represent the honor of serving with one another.
Let Master Jewelers Indiana help you design a memorial for your fallen soldier this Memorial Day. With over 20 years of experience, we are here to help you through this delicate process and bring your memorial jewelry to life. Contact us online or visit our Indianapolis showroom.
You have to be hiding underneath a rock if you have never heard of the popular HBO series, Game of Thrones. The eight season show has captivated the Sunday nights of many. The Royals battle for the throne of the seven kingdoms with an exquisite taste of style. In true royalty fashion, many of the characters are wearing a ruby and diamond encrusted jewelry representing their house and role. Each family crest designed uniquely with precious metals and gemstones like Rubies, Gold, Diamonds, etc. You can tell these pieces of jewelry are classic and custom designed.
Whether you want to create a replica of the design worn by your favorite character or represent your favorite house, custom design whatever piece is right for you. You don’t have to be a super fan to have good taste.
Create a Replica
Which piece of jewelry stole your heart? Queen Daenery’s was as stylish as they come with her jewelry selection. From the big Westerosi rings to her exciting decolletage selection, she had a plethora of favorable pieces to choose from. Or you favor more of a Lady Sansa’s jewelry, and its simplicity and elegance. Her “brother” Jon Snow was also no stranger to shining in style himself. His encrusted wolf sword-handle to his coat brooches, his swag was unique, subtle, yet powerful. The point is there is something for every style and personality. Choosing your replica is more about you than the actual character who wore it first. Your connection to the replica is priceless not just to the character.
Represents Your House
Each kingdom and family had their own unique family crest and what they stood for. They centered most designs around the characters environment and their “spirit animals”. So, what represents your family? Design a custom family crest and start a family tradition destined for the honor. Create a piece of jewelry that represents the future path you hope to see your family continue on. A symbol that reminds each of you where you come from. A family heirloom that will last for years to come.
While the end of Game of Thrones is near an end, your jewelry collection can still benefit. Master Jewelers Indiana can help bring your replicas or custom designs to life with our streamlined jewelry design process. With over 20 years of experience, you won’t be disappointed. Visit us online today or coming to our Indianapolis showroom.
May is here and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It is a great time to think about gift ideas for all the mom’s in your life. Whether your mother figure is blood or not, your bond with her is irreplaceable and should be celebrated. Jewelry is a great option for all mothers of every age. Jewelry is a classic selection and universal to any style or taste.
Mother’s Day gifts can be tricky and overwhelming. Trying to repay your mother’s love and support wrapped as a gift isn’t realistic. Let’s be honest, you really can’t repay your mother, but you CAN make her feel loved and special as you celebrate her. Rather than use a chain jewelry store, shop locally to get a unique one of a kind piece of jewelry. Here are a few ideas to help you streamline your selection process.
Mother’s Day Ring
While you may be one of your mother’s children, this day is about her and all the kids she has helped raise. Incorporating all her children is important as each child has played their own significant role in her motherhood. A mother’s day ring may seem cliche, but it doesn’t have to be. Custom design a ring solely for her. Create a masterpiece that represents your vision of her as a mother and the role she has played in your life. Add different gemstones to signify each her children’s birthdays as it represents where the bond started.
Engraved necklace for Mother’s Day
Gemstones aren’t the only way to represent the children in your mother’s life. Engraved names have become popular and modern option to represent the children she cares for. The names of children are a symbol because of the direct connection each child and the name she chose for them. Design a chic necklace with the names of her children engraved.
Give her a day to Jewelry shop
Sometimes Mother’s Day is more about catering to her with the same love she gives to everyone else. Giving her a day to herself and allowing her the space to generate her own self-love is a magical gift within itself. Buying her a gift card to shop for her own jewelry isn’t insensitive. You are giving her much needed time solely for herself. That is a priceless gift to any mom.
Whether it be for your mom, wife, sister or daughter, every Mother’s Day gift is special because of the love you give it to her with. Celebrate this Mother’s Day with Master Jewelers Indiana, we have something for every mother. You can conquer all your Mother’s Day gifts in one place and be unique to each of their personalities. Visit us online or at our showroom in Indianapolis. Your mother won’t be disappointed.
Making your own jewelry is rewarding and has become a hobby craze for many. However, many jewelry makers get discouraged with the intricate process of making fine jewelry. Fine jewelry is commonly made using heat and smoldering precious metals together and setting expensive gemstones that require expertise and special tools. Because of the high costs of gemstones and precious metals, there isn’t much room for error. This is a job best handled by expert jewelry artisans, but at Master Jewelers we understand your love for jewelry making and want you to be a part of the process every step of the way. Don’t worry you will guide us while we do the heavy lifting that requires expertise.
Here a summary of our four-step process for making your own fine jewelry with Master Jewelers.
Sketch your design
Sketching your jewelry design is the most foundational piece to making any jewelry. Like art, it is the real-life expression of what you are trying to create visually. At, Master Jewelers Indiana we collaborate with you to ensure we bring your ideas to life. We will provide expert design tips that will enhance your design and troubleshoot any future issues you may have with your current design. Knowing what you want is only half the battle, creating it on paper is the other half.
Because we are working with precious metals and expensive gemstones, there isn’t much room for error. Sometimes the design needs altering and rearranged in real lifetime. Master Jewelers creates a wax replica of your piece because they don’t want to hear you say “I would have changed this or this would be better here.” Instead, we want to hear “Let’s change it here and this piece there”. We will only move to the next level once you have signed your stamp of approval on the wax mold.
This is where the magic begins. Using a lost wax mold, the designed jewelry turns into real life jewelry. Cast the foundation of your design with a precious metal of your choice, like yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, platinum, etc. There are multiple steps to this process and this is where our expertise kicks in, but don’t worry we will give you a breakdown step by step.
Finish & Setting
Last, but not least after we have cast your masterpiece, a Master Jewelers expert will polish the piece and set any additional gemstones necessary. This is also where we would add any engraving you have selected. After they do this your jewelry masterpiece is ready to wear.
Master Jewelers has over 20 years of experience in custom designing jewelry. We have also added a Virtual Jewelry Studio to make the process that much easier. Change any piece you see to your style or make one from scratch, either way, send us your inquiry and an expert artisan will get back to you. Visit us online or at our Indianapolis location to design the piece of your dreams.
Earrings are usually the first piece of jewelry that draws attention. They are closest to your face, which makes them the most seen. Earrings set the tone and a statement of every outfit. They are the main piece to complete any outfit. A simple earring change can make your outfit suitable for many occasions. Master Jewelers suggests you carry an extra pair in your bag for those after work happy hours with colleagues.
When choosing the right pair for you, it is important to keep in mind the statement you are trying to make. Professional? Sassy? Bold? You see where this is going. Here are 5 different earrings to reference the next time you go shopping.
Who doesn’t love to make a bold statement? You are ready to conquer your day and want it to be known. Be bold like Eleganza Elan Aqua Chalcedony Earrings or power color Rubies will empower your any outfit you choose. A tip from Master Jewelers Indiana is to choose the earring that is out of your comfort zone but screaming confidence when you put them on. Go with your gut instinct, you will know them when you see them.
Traditionally diamond and pearl studs are best suited for the professional atmosphere. Get creative and use them together like the Pacifica Pearl Earrings with Diamond. The combination is beautiful. Professional styles have evolved and leave room for a few fun pieces too. For example, Rose Quartz and Cognac Diamond Earrings from the Tesoro collection, it is a more stylish and elegant piece, but still caters to the typical stud setting.
Chic & Fun
Out of the box, options are always fun. Sometimes this requires us to step outside of our comfort zone to wear these pieces confidently. Or your style can also fit the abstract, unique designs. Labradorite Palermo Earrings are a great option. If you lean a little more towards fun, checkout Luvente Rose Gold Triangular Earrings. You can deny the fun this pair brings.
Evening wear and accessories are a must in every girl’s closet. Elegance and grace to accompanied by a little black dress and you are ready to go. Luvente Baguette Diamond Earrings are perfect and will bring any plain Jane dress alive.
Just because you are active doesn’t mean you have to forego wearing jewelry. There are plenty of options to choose from even though they are subtle and simple. Take Bastian Inverun Modern Floral Earrings for example. Very chic and flirty, but fit in with your active lifestyle.
Well, there you have it 5 ways to make a statement with your earrings. Master Jewelers Indiana has something for everyone. Don’t see the statement you want to make or that quite fits you? No worries custom design a pair that will leave you speechless. Visit out Indiana location or visit us online.