Made to Order Engagement Rings - FAQ
Our made-to-order rings feature seven carefully curated styles designed to tell your personal love story. Select the style that best reflects you & your commitment, choose from one of our environmentally conscious brilliant white stone options and we will build your dream ring.
Our made-to-order rings can be made with your choice of a post-consumer mined diamond, a lab-grown diamond or a moissanite.
A post-consumer diamond is a diamond that has been previously owned or used in jewelry. Did you know that over 5 billion carats of diamonds have already been extracted from the earth? Choosing a post-consumer diamond promotes sustainability and reduces the demand for newly mined diamonds. For this reason, post-consumer diamonds are always our first choice when sourcing a mined diamond for a customer's ring.
In the event that we cannot source a post-consumer diamond with the right specifications for your made-to-order ring, we will use a conflict-free diamond sourced from one of our trusted vendors.
These conflict-free diamonds are certified via the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme which requires diamond traders to follow steps to warrant that the their diamond rough is not being used to finance wars against governments around the world.
A lab-created diamond is a man-made alternative to natural diamonds. These diamonds are created in a laboratory using advanced technology that simulates the conditions under which diamonds form in the Earth's mantle. Lab-created diamonds have the same physical and chemical properties as natural diamonds, with the only difference being their origin. They are chemically identical to natural diamonds and possess the same brilliance, hardness, and durability.
Moissanite is a gemstone that resembles diamond in its appearance and physical properties. Small traces of moissanite were originally mined in Arizona and were thought to be diamonds for the first 7 years after it was discovered! Moissanites are well known for their display of brilliance and fire. Their sparkle is quite colorful when compared to a diamond.
All moissanite is created in a laboratory using advanced technology that simulates the crystal's natural growth. Lab-created moissanite have the same physical and chemical properties as naturally-occurring moissanite, with the only difference being their origin. Moissanites are a popular alternative to diamonds as they are less expensive but still offer a similar look and quality.
Most of the diamonds in our made-to-order rings are approximately 1 carat in weight. Due to each diamond being hand cut, the weight and dimensions may vary slightly. Please see the individual product listings for dimensions.
Moissanites are actually 15% lighter than diamonds and because of this, they are cut at “diamond equivalent” sizes. This means that a 6mm round moissanite will weigh 15% less than a 6mm diamond.
When ordering a made-to-order ring, you can select your preferred metal and ring size.
Our made-to-order rings are available in:
- 14k and 18k Yellow gold
- 14k and 18K White gold
- 14k and 18K Rose gold
Karat is used as the unit of measurement of gold purity in metal.
Carat is the unit of measurement for the weight of diamond gemstones.
White gold is yellow gold mixed with other alloys, mainly nickel and/or palladium, to brighten the metal to a whitish-grey color.
Most white gold jewelry is then electroplated with rhodium to give it an extra bright white look. The rhodium layer can wear off over time but can be re-plated at any time in the future to restore its bright white color. If you prefer that we not rhodium-plate your white gold jewelry, please contact us when placing your order.
Platinum is a white metal on its own! Platinum is a very strong but malleable metal. Because of these properties, with normal wear, platinum will eventually show micro-abrasions which give it a unique and beautiful matte patina.
Ring sizing can be tricky, especially if you are trying to keep this ring a surprise. Please reach out with any questions about sizing. We are happy to send you a complimentary ring sizer before you order.
All of our made-to-order rings come with a complimentary ring resize. If the ordered ring size is not correct, we can have it resized up or down by 1 size at no additional cost.
*resizes larger than 1 size difference (up or down) may incur additional cost
Other Frequently Asked Questions
Details on shipping, returns and changes to your order.
Because these rings are crafted to your specifications, they are not eligible for return or exchange. Please contact us if you have questions about our process.
After you place your order, we will source your diamond or moissanite and then put your ring into our production process. It typically takes about 6 weeks for these rings to be crafted, set with your stone and carefully checked for quality before they are shipped to you.
If you need your ring more quickly, we may be able to rush your order. Additional charges may apply to rushed orders.
If you are local to the Seattle area, you have the option to pick up your ring from our studio.
Otherwise, your ring will be shipped via express shipment with insurance. An adult signature is required for delivery.
Yes! Any changes that need to be made to your order must be made within the first 48 hours. Please contact our team as soon as possible and we will do our best to accommodate the requested change.
Changes requested after 48 hours may incur additional charges.