Buyer's Guide: Commissioning a Custom Wedding Band

  • By interactive
  • 03 Mar, 2016
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Today's couples want more out of every aspect of their lives together, and this includes their wedding jewelry. Instead of traditional, almost generic golden bands, many are opting to express their love and commitment by wearing a custom wedding ring. After all, the love you share with your partner is unique to who each of you are as human beings, so it only makes sense to wear a handcrafted ring as a symbol of everything you share. The first step in commissioning a custom wedding band is finding the best available local jewelry artisan in your community and contacting that person for an initial appointment.

Custom Wedding Bands in Rockford

In Rockford, Illinois, that local artisan would be a designer and craftsman by the name of Christopher who can be found at Jewelry by Christopher at Rockford, Illinois. Located at 1702 Harrison Ave., Christopher caters to those who desire to stray from the beaten path regarding traditional jewelry design without sacrificing maximum style and elegance. As Rockford's only certified Master Jeweler, Christopher is who discriminating consumers turn to when the occasion calls for the very best. Christopher's work has received such acclaims that he has even been sought out by several celebrities, including musicians Mitch Arnold from Wayland and Rick Nielson from Cheap Trick.

Your Initial Wedding Band Consultation

During your initial meeting with Christopher, he'll get a feel for who you are as a couple, your individual personal fashion styles, and your preferences regarding wedding jewelry. If you're still undecided about what you want, he'll show you examples of work that he has created in the past to help you get a sense of the type of custom wedding ring that you'd like the best. On the other hand, if you or your partner possesses artistic skills of your own, you might have an exact idea of what you want. If that's the case, Christopher will be able to replicate your design to your satisfaction.

Most couples, however, fall somewhere in between the two extremes listed above. They sort of have an idea of what they want, and they will definitely know it when they see it. This is where Christopher's abilities really shine -- he'll take you and your partner on a journey of self discovery that ends with exquisitely designed custom wedding rings that you will both cherish for a lifetime. If you've got an old family heirloom that you'd like to have reset and redesigned to make it your own, Christopher is an expert at breathing new life into these pieces.

World-Class Stones & Gems

As a diamond broker, Christopher has access to the highest quality stones available and can work within the boundaries of any budget. He is also a renowned designer in the jewelry industry, supplying custom designs for the many of the nation's major jewelry chains. Along with custom wedding rings, Christopher also designs other types of pieces such as pendants, bracelets, all-occasion rings, and earrings. He crafts his creations from certified gemstones and top-quality gold.

Make your dream a reality by scheduling an appointment with Christopher today at 815.227.5500.

Christopher's Fine Jewelry Blog | Rockford IL

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