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Sunday, 4 November 2012

Three Simple Ideas for Creating Personalized Jewelry Pieces

Nothing shows more care or love than giving personalized gifts. Sure, there are tons of better gifts that could be purchased from shopping malls but giving something that is truly unique is priceless. Personalizing could be done on almost any gift. 

Jewelers often receive requests for personalized jewelry pieces. But asking for this service also comes with a price. For those with a limited budget, going the personal route may be a good idea. The price of a gift goes beyond the precious stones or metals used.

All you need is a little creativity and know-how. Personalization is a great way of producing one-off jewelry pieces and there are a million of things you could do to make your jewelry stand out. So the next time you’re planning to send someone jewelry, here are a few simple ideas on how to create a personalized jewelry piece.

Personalize it by giving it a Name
One of the simplest ways of personalizing your jewelry is to place a name on the piece. This is perfect for name jewelry (necklaces, bracelets or rings). Named jewelry pieces could be worn on any occasion and does not interfere with the jewelry’s style. 

There are a myriad of styling options or fonts to choose from. Personalized jewelry pieces sporting names is a popular choice for the younger generation. You could see this in their necklaces or rings, where their names are displayed on the jewelry.

For people planning to gift their loved ones with special jewelry, having your name engraved will be a simple way of reminding them how truly special they are.
Mix and Match

Another way of personalizing your jewelry is by adding your family heirloom and using it as the centerpiece of your personalized jewelry. For example, you could use an old earring and turn it as a pendant. An old necklace for example could be reworked into a bracelet. 

An old broken ring could be fixed and refurbished with more precious stones. Using heirloom jewelry ensures that these precious jewelry pieces are remembered and cherished by family members.
Creating and Crafting your Personal Jewelry

Combining a jewelry piece with handmade jewelry makes your piece a truly unique one. DIY jewelry for example has become a popular way of creating personalized jewelry. The possibilities of creating personalized jewelry are limitless. You no longer have to depend on the use of precious stones or metals to create your own jewelry. Beads and semi-precious stones could be used to create bracelets or necklaces.
Simple DIY jewelry projects could be seen by searching for information online. There are lots of great resources with easy to follow steps that anyone could follow. You could also turn this into a small business and produce you own accessories.
This is a guest post by Suzzane Edwards a fashion blogger who writes for



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