How Long Will It Take For My Custom Engagement Ring To Be Made?

Mar 6, 2019 | Diamonds, Engagement Rings, Engagement Stories, Ring Designs

For a new bride (or groom), there’s nothing more special than a beautiful engagement ring. Not only are they gorgeous, but they also represent the beginning of your lives together. These days, many couples are finding that custom engagement rings can be just as affordable as pre-designed rings, with the added benefit of being made especially for you!

Here at Max Diamonds, our experienced jewellers specialise in creating custom engagement rings and jewellery, so we would love to talk you through the process.

Step 1: Get in touch

Time: A few days

So, you’ve decided to design your own engagement ring – congratulations! Simply get in touch with our team via phone, email, or our website and a member of our team will come back to you within a few days. We’ll send you some rough initial quotes and arrange a time for you to come in and discuss the design of the ring. Whether you have already proposed with a diamond and want to design the ring with your fiancé, or you want to design the ring before proposing, we’re here to help. Overall the process will take 3-4 weeks, so make sure you take that into account.

Step 2: First appointment

Time: 1 week

Your first appointment is an opportunity for you to discuss your desired design and learn more about diamonds over a glass of bubbly or beer! Your diamond lesson will include:

  • An explanation of the different characteristics of diamonds (the 5 Cs)
  • How this affects the price
  • The different shapes and cuts of diamond available

We know it can be challenging to come up with a design from scratch, so feel free to bring sources of inspiration and other ring designs that you admire. Our designers can also show you similar ring designs and features, before sketching some ideas for your perusal. In our experience, once you sit down with the designer and go through the different options available, you will quickly get an idea of the type of ring you’re looking for.

Step 3: Seeing the designs

Time: A few days

Now that we have a good idea of your desired ring design, we’ll send through a selection of designs and quotes over email. At this stage, if you do not already have a diamond for the ring, we will order one for you.

Step 4: Second appointment

Time: 1-2 weeks

At this point, we will need you to come in-store to approve the diamond and finalise the design. The next couple of weeks will involve our designers and craftsmen creating the masterpiece that is your engagement ring. Now, all you must do is wait…

Step 4: Pick up your ring

Time: A few days

It’s now time to pick up your ring and propose to your wonderful fiancé. We are so excited to have helped you in the process of designing the perfect ring. Before you leave, remember that your ring comes with a lifetime upgrade and free resize, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch with your designer if you have any questions.

Want to design your own custom engagement ring? Get in touch with our experienced designers at Max Diamonds today and find out how we can craft the perfect diamond ring for you.

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