How long does it take to make custom jewelry?

It can often take anywhere from 4-6 weeks to complete the custom jewelry process from start to finish. As we work with our customers we try to make the experience go as smoothly as possible and try our best to get the finished product to our customers as soon as possible. If you are interested in a custom jewelry piece and on a bit more of a time crunch please speak with one of our representatives to see how we may be able to help you.



Does it cost extra to design custom jewelry?

The wonderful thing about custom jewelry is that the cost can often be determined by your pre-set budget. Complexity, gemstone choice, and metal will be the main determinants of jewelry cost. We are here to work with you to ensure that we can make the piece of your dreams and not over exceed your budget at the same time.



Can I resize a custom ring later?

Most rings can often be resized. Resizing costs and abilities typically depends on the metal the ring was created with. Due to their difficulty of handling, tungsten, titanium, and stainless steel are not able to be resized. Sterling silver and gold are often the easiest to resize and are typically lowest in cost as well. Cost may also be dependent on the intricacy of the ring or gemstone settings.



What are the advantages of custom jewelry?

There are many advantages to owning custom jewelry. Custom jewelry is often purchased for its individuality. When owning a custom jewelry piece you are able to be confident in the fact that it is one-of-a-kind. This designer jewelry is created to match its owner’s exact styles and preferences. With such an elite status it sets itself apart from anything that would be bought in a retail jewelry store. A statement piece if you will. Often custom jewelry is used as a legacy piece, handed down from generation to generation your jewelry has the ability to live on for many years to come. The quality is in the details with custom jewelry and will leave you in awe for years to come.



Where to start when buying custom jewelry?

When deciding to buy custom jewelry begin with a budget you have in mind. Setting a budget early will allow you to go to your jeweler with realistic expectations of what can be done to create exactly what you’re looking for. After setting a budget to decide upon the certain styles and sizes you are looking for. If you are not sure about these often your designer will be able to guide you in the right direction of what is styled best to you. Lastly, get with your custom jewelry designer and discuss what it is you’re looking for and have them draw you a design. This will give you an idea of what they are able to create for you and will begin the first steps of the design process.



How do I keep in contact with J Oliver about my custom orders?

At J Olivers we understand that our clients live busy lives. After our initial consultation, if we are already working with you on a custom order, rather than having you come into the store to verify designs we are able to send you pictures of your design via text message before we send it into fabrication to be made. We want our experience with you to be as seamless as possible and will work with you until your order is made to perfection.