Design Your Own Vintage Diamond Ring

Design Your Own Vintage Diamond Ring

Now more than ever before, people are choosing to forego purchasing pre-fabricated diamond rings, and opt instead for self-designed diamond rings. This growing trend shows no signs of slowdown, and that’s probably because it’s so easy to design your own diamond ring.

Designing your own vintage diamond ring isn’t complicated. There are a few options you have on how to go about doing it, but anyone can do it. Here’s a quick overview of the process to give you some insight into how it works.

First thing you do is decide whether you want to purchase loose diamonds to fit a setting you’ve already designed, or if you want to purchase loose diamonds and create a setting to compensate them. Either way, you have the freedom to create what most appeals to you.

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You may want to consult with a jewelry designer who can give you some sound advice on which method is better for you. Once you’ve decided which approach to take, you can begin to look for loose diamonds for you vintage diamond ring.

Emerald cut, cushion cut, pear-shaped, even a popular princess cut will work well for a vintage ring. You’ll also have to decide which style vintage diamond ring you want.

A three stone diamond ring is a great choice, but so is a single center stone. You may want to choose a halo setting to accentuate your center stone, or depending on the size of it, you may want to leave it alone or add a pave setting. The possibilities are endless so be sure to look around and get some ideas before you commit to anything.

Next, you need to decide on the type of metal to use. The most durable and popular metals are yellow and white gold as well as platinum and titanium. The only metal you should shy away from would be silver. Although silver is a beautiful precious metal, it is soft and isn’t really suited for everyday use such as wearing a ring.

Once you decide on the number and type of diamonds you want for your vintage diamond ring, and you’ve got a setting in mind, it’s time to create your masterpiece. Some people have great success on the internet.

There are many helpful websites where you can go to get hands-on assistance to designing a vintage diamond ring. These sites have live help that can walk you through the process in case you’re a little apprehensive about navigating through it on your own.

You could also ask a specific jeweler in your area to fashion the ring for you. It’s worth noting, however, that you can find some great prices online for this type of undertaking that outweigh any price you’ll fine in a traditional brick and mortar store.

Just remember to shop around, see what’s out there, and use your imagination when you set out to design your own vintage diamond ring.

 

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