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The True Value of Custom Jewellery: Why Quality and Craftsmanship Matter

In a world where ready-made jewellery is readily available, the allure of custom jewellery remains unparalleled. At Metal & Stone Jewellers, we pride ourselves on creating pieces that are not just worn but cherished, each telling a unique story. However, one question we often encounter is why custom jewellery costs more than its ready-made counterparts. The answer lies in the level of care, craftsmanship, and dedication we infuse into every piece we create.

Unparalleled Craftsmanship

Creating custom jewellery is an art form that requires time, skill, and precision. Each piece is crafted by Maurice Lorenz, who has honed his skills over decades, learning traditional Goldsmithing techniques from his father and mastering the European standard of stone setting in Antwerp, Belgium. This expertise ensures that every custom piece meets the highest standards of quality and beauty.

Personalised Design Process

When you commission a custom piece from us, you are not just buying jewellery; you are investing in a personalised experience. We take the time to understand your vision, preferences, and the sentimental value behind the piece. This collaborative process ensures that the final creation is a perfect reflection of your unique story and style. Such personalised attention and bespoke design work naturally involve more time and effort than selecting a ready-made piece.

Superior Materials

At Metal & Stone Jewellers, we use only the finest materials. Sonya, with her passion for gem hunting, sources the most exquisite gemstones from around the world. Each stone is meticulously selected to ensure it meets our stringent quality standards. This commitment to using superior materials means that our custom pieces not only look stunning but are also built to last a lifetime.

Intricate Detailing

The beauty of custom jewellery lies in the details. From the initial design sketches to the final polish, every step of the process is handled with meticulous attention to detail. This level of care ensures that every aspect of your piece is perfect, from the precise setting of each stone to the intricate metalwork that holds it all together. Such detailed craftsmanship is labor-intensive and requires a high level of expertise.

The Value of Exclusivity

Custom jewellery is, by its very nature, exclusive. When you choose to have a piece custom-made, you are ensuring that your jewellery is one-of-a-kind. This exclusivity adds to the intrinsic value of the piece, making it a cherished heirloom that can be passed down through generations.

Investment in Time and Expertise

The process of creating a custom piece involves several stages, from design consultations and material selection to crafting and finishing. Each stage requires significant time and the expertise of skilled artisans. This investment in time and craftsmanship is what differentiates custom jewellery from mass-produced items and justifies its higher cost.

A Worthwhile Investment

While custom jewellery may come with a higher price tag, it represents an investment in quality, craftsmanship, and uniqueness. Our commitment to excellence ensures that every piece we create is a masterpiece, designed to be treasured for a lifetime.

At Metal & Stone Jewellers, we believe that the value of custom jewellery extends far beyond its monetary cost. It is about creating something deeply personal and meaningful, a piece that tells your story and stands as a testament to your unique journey. We invite you to experience the unparalleled care and craftsmanship that goes into every custom piece we create.

For those seeking something truly special, the investment in custom jewellery is not just worthwhile; it is priceless.


Feel free to reach out to us for a consultation and begin your journey towards owning a piece of jewellery that is uniquely yours.