Why You Can't Simply Buy a Ring
In today's world, it's easy to just pop down to the shop and buy a ring. But what if I told you that you can't simply buy a ring? That a ring is more than just a piece of jewellery, it's a symbol of your love and your story.
Most jewellery in shops has been created to sell. Its purpose is to sell, and that's it. On a deeper level, it has no specific intent. A piece of jewellery must have meaning, it must come from somewhere, it must embody a story, an expression of love.
The ring is a symbol of your story, your unique story of love. The ring must come from you, you must initiate its creation, your energy and purpose must be intertwined with it. Even if you're not actively involved in the creative process, or physically involved in making it, it's your story that must go into it.
Everything from the moment that we make contact is influenced by your story. The magic begins then and every little detail from that point embodies this unique expression of love. From sourcing the gemstones or diamonds, to the design and physical creation of the ring, every part of it is influenced by you and your loved one.
That is why you cannot simply buy a ring. It requires so much more to truly be a symbol of your love. It is specific to you and your relationship. Like your story, It is bespoke, to you.
Here are some of the reasons why you can't simply buy a ring:
A ring is a symbol of your love. It's a way to show your partner how much you care and how committed you are to them. A shop-bought ring doesn't have the same meaning as a ring that was created specifically for you and your partner.
A ring is a reflection of your personality and your relationship. When you design a bespoke ring with a jeweller, you can choose the materials, the design, and the details that reflect who you are as a couple. A shop-bought ring doesn't have the same personal touch.
A ring is an investment. You're going to wear this ring for the rest of your life, so you want to make sure that it's something that you love and that represents your relationship in a meaningful way. A shop-bought ring may not be as special or as unique as a ring that was created specifically for you. Whereas a bespoke ring can be that, and more.
If you're thinking about buying an engagement ring, I encourage you to consider having it custom-made. It's an investment that will be worth it in the long run.
Here are some tips for finding a bespoke jeweller to create your custom ring:
Do your research. Talk to friends and family who have had custom rings made. Read online reviews.
Interview several jewellers. This will give you a chance to see their work and to get a feel for their personality and style.
Be clear about your budget. This will help the jeweller narrow down their options for you.
Be open to their suggestions. The jeweller may have some great ideas that you hadn't thought of.
Creating a custom ring is an exciting and rewarding experience. It's a chance to have a truly unique piece of bespoke jewellery that represents your love and your story. Get in touch with me online, or in person at my Harrogate office to discuss your potential bespoke engagement ring. I have helped clients all over the world create a truly bespoke ring for their loved ones. Whatever the budget, design or style, Ill help you make it happen.
Clayton Delville Hood
Clayton is a GIA graduate gemologist, Diamond and Coloured stone grader and dealer with over 20 years experience in the Diamond, Gemstone and Jewellery business. More...