Custom Designs

We specialize in custom fine jewelry that is made for you from start to finish.

Every step of the way we are here to collaborate with our customers to make their vision come to life, from design all the way to the final polish.

Here's the process →

STEP 1: CONSULT & SKETCH

Let's chat - Each piece of custom jewelry that goes through our studio starts with a 30 minute Zoom call or in-person meeting. We'll start off with a sketch pad and brainstorming sesh. Once we have a rough draft and go over a few jewelry specific questions (style, stones, size, etc.), Sadie Jo will begin the design process. 

STEP 2: DESIGN & RENDER

Based on the meeting, Sadie Jo will hand render 3-4 jewelry designs that encapsulate the concept and vision you have in mind for your custom jewelry piece. 

At this stage in the process, any design can be altered / adjusted based on preference. 

 

STEP 3: WAX CARVE & CREATE MODEL

This is where our production process begins! Once we settle on the design, Sadie will create a hand-carved wax model, or (depending on the intricacies of the design) a 3D Computer Aided Design wax model. 

Here is the final stage where the design and model are finalized and approved. 

STEP 4: CAST & PRODUCE IN METAL

Each piece of jewelry goes through a process of "Lost-Wax Casting", where the wax model is essentially made into a plaster mold of itself in a flask, and the wax is burned out. Then, precious metal grains are poured into the flask above melting temperature to solidify and create a replica in Silver or Gold. 

STEP 5: SET STONES & POLISH

This part of the process is when everything finally comes together and we fully see the vision come to life. Every piece of jewelry is set, sanded, polished and finished in our Santa Ana, CA studio by yours truly. 

 

STEP 6: FINAL LOOK & SEND TO CUSTOMER

We'll do a final look to ensure your custom jewelry piece is up to our standard and is made for longevity and sustainability. 

Time to pack it up - for another happy customer in our complimentary custom SJJC packaging that includes a box, travel pouch & ribbon. We will also include a few fun extras if it is intended to be a gift! 

 

READY TO GET STARTED? 

 

CUSTOM DESIGN GALLERY

See some of the stunning custom designs we've completed!