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Sorting out the Details

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We know choosing the details for your custom ring can be overwhelming, so many choices! So we wanted to put together a checklist of factors to consider when deciding on your ring design.

 

Ring Dimensions 

Ring size (if you aren't 100% sure on your size but have a general idea, we have a ring sizer service! More info here.)
Ring width.


    Pattern and Palette
    See all of our pattern and palette options here on our guide page! 
     
    Stones (if applicable)
    You can repurpose stones you already have (depending on suitability and their condition), or we are happy to source stones for you!
    For rings we usually recommend certain stones over others, for more info on choosing stones check out this blog post

      Specific likes and/or dislikes
        Each mokume ring is a unique handmade piece, there will be variations in pattern, color, etc. Please let us know if you have specific preferences, not all factors are controllable (as is the inherent nature of Mokume Gane), but we can advise on which options would be best suited for what you're looking for.
        It can be helpful to pick out a few example rings from our listings to show us what you like!

          Timelines
          Different patterns and designs have different wait times, some rings will require only a 6-8 week timeframe, while others can be booked out 6 months or more. 
          Please let us know if you have a specific date you would need to have your order delivered by! Each order in our work queue is worked through one by one, so we offer an estimated completion window rather than a firm completion date. To guarantee delivery by a specific date requires a rush order (if we are able to accommodate it in our calendar at the time).
             
            Returns
              Please contact us before returning any items. Not all custom orders may be returned. 
              Our return/restock policy

                 

                 

                 

                 

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                Sorting out the Details

                Posted by Susan Freda on

                We know choosing the details for your custom ring can be overwhelming, so many choices! So we wanted to put together a checklist of factors to consider when deciding on your ring design.

                 

                Ring Dimensions 

                Ring size (if you aren't 100% sure on your size but have a general idea, we have a ring sizer service! More info here.)
                Ring width.


                  Pattern and Palette
                  See all of our pattern and palette options here on our guide page! 
                   
                  Stones (if applicable)
                  You can repurpose stones you already have (depending on suitability and their condition), or we are happy to source stones for you!
                  For rings we usually recommend certain stones over others, for more info on choosing stones check out this blog post

                    Specific likes and/or dislikes
                      Each mokume ring is a unique handmade piece, there will be variations in pattern, color, etc. Please let us know if you have specific preferences, not all factors are controllable (as is the inherent nature of Mokume Gane), but we can advise on which options would be best suited for what you're looking for.
                      It can be helpful to pick out a few example rings from our listings to show us what you like!

                        Timelines
                        Different patterns and designs have different wait times, some rings will require only a 6-8 week timeframe, while others can be booked out 6 months or more. 
                        Please let us know if you have a specific date you would need to have your order delivered by! Each order in our work queue is worked through one by one, so we offer an estimated completion window rather than a firm completion date. To guarantee delivery by a specific date requires a rush order (if we are able to accommodate it in our calendar at the time).
                           
                          Returns
                            Please contact us before returning any items. Not all custom orders may be returned. 
                            Our return/restock policy

                               

                               

                               

                               

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                              Mokume Gane, The Art of Patience and Love.

                              Posted by Susan Freda on

                              Hi all! Just a little info on the custom ordering process and being a mokume maker.

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                              Mokume Gane, The Art of Patience and Love.

                              Posted by Susan Freda on

                              Hi all! Just a little info on the custom ordering process and being a mokume maker.

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                              Making an Oceanic Bypass Ring

                              Posted by Susan Freda on

                              Some process images and videos of Arn creating a beautiful ocean inspired bypass ring! This ring is a variation of Arn's usual Guri Bori pattern, invoking elements of the sea such as shells, water ripples and movement. The palette here is Firestorm, which features 14kt red gold, 14kt yellow gold, palladium and sterling silver.
                               
                               
                               

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                              Making an Oceanic Bypass Ring

                              Posted by Arn Krebs on

                              Some process images and videos of Arn creating a beautiful ocean inspired bypass ring! This ring is a variation of Arn's usual Guri Bori pattern, invoking elements of the sea such as shells, water ripples and movement. The palette here is Firestorm, which features 14kt red gold, 14kt yellow gold, palladium and sterling silver.
                               
                               
                               

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                              The Process of Creating a Woodgrain Pattern with a Stratum Layer

                              Posted by Arn Krebs on

                              Check out this look behind the scenes of Arn patterning a woodgrain ring that has a stratum layer! This is an added detail usually seen in our twist pattern rings, but Arn had been interested in implementing it with the woodgrain pattern for some time. 

                              This is a Flame palette ring (14kt red gold and silver), and the stratum layer is 14kt yellow gold. 

                              The Final Product

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                              Check out this look behind the scenes of Arn patterning a woodgrain ring that has a stratum layer! This is an added detail usually seen in our twist pattern rings, but Arn had been interested in implementing it with the woodgrain pattern for some time. 

                              This is a Flame palette ring (14kt red gold and silver), and the stratum layer is 14kt yellow gold. 

                              The Final Product

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                              The Romance and History of the Ring Set

                              Posted by Arn Krebs on

                              Ancient Egyptians believed that the ring finger, or the fourth finger of the left hand, contained a “vena amoris” or “vein of love” that connected directly to the heart.

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                              The Romance and History of the Ring Set

                              Posted by Arn Krebs on

                              Ancient Egyptians believed that the ring finger, or the fourth finger of the left hand, contained a “vena amoris” or “vein of love” that connected directly to the heart.

                              Read more