Whether you’re looking for a “custom jeweler near me” or to have a custom engagement ring or other custom jewelry made, Harris Jewelers in Rio Rancho is the custom jewelry store you’re looking for!
Our team of jewelry experts have all earned accreditation from the American Gem Society (AGS), and are led by owners Karen Fitzpatrick, a Certified Gemologist Appraiser (the highest level in the AGS), and Mark Guerin, Registered Jeweler. Just bring us some photo examples of the styles you like (Pinterest is a great place to find and save your favorites). We’ll then sketch out designs by hand or use our CAD design software to customize your dream piece before your eyes.
Our jewelers then hand carve a one-of-a-kind wax carving that will become your custom ring, pendant or other custom jewelry item. After the wax carving is approved, we’ll create your piece using almost any metal you can imagine, combined with the gemstones and cut of stones you’ve chosen.
If budget is a factor, we can also suggest ways to create your custom jewelry to preserve the look you love while trimming the price to match your pocketbook. For example, we recently crafted a fancy yellow cushion cut diamond with trillions on the side, a very classic design created to include the couple’s birthstones. The ring was made in white gold with a synthetic yellow sapphire (she liked the sustainability and eco-friendliness of the synthetic stones; he liked the budget friendliness) and added natural peridots and chatham synthetic emeralds too. After creating this stunning custom engagement ring, we also designed a jacket wedding band as well.
Other recent custom jewelry designs have included a trillion bypass tension set ring set with a .75ct diamond; and a ring remount for a couple’s 35th anniversary where we used a CAD design to show her diamonds now set in white gold, touched with elegant rubies on the sides.
We’ve even created a custom menorah with sapphires as the flames. And we love custom bolo ties! A few recent custom designs included a ½ pound meteorite mounted with turquoise to create a simple but elegant bolo tie, and a custom bolo tie made of potch opal impregnated in iron oxide, set with .33ct fancy brown diamonds and custom made tips.
In making custom jewelry, we’ll make every attempt to work with the budget you want to spend. We also offer layaway and 12 months, same as cash financing.
Much of our custom jewelry work is done for that specific client, but sometimes our jewelers create these special pieces and they are available for sale at Harris Jewelers store at 909 36th Place SE in Rio Rancho, about one mile west of Highway 528.