custom made jewelry
Americans have the custom of celebrating their university degree by offering a gold signet ring with the symbols and emblem of their school.
This tradition is not widespread in France, the rings of this design corresponding more to a need for personalized ring according to the tastes of the recipient.
Creating such a signet ring meets some basic rules that can be followed if you wish to create your own signet ring.
This university signet ring represents the coat of arms of the school (source)
Whether you are a man or a woman with a personalized signet ring project, it will be useful to discover original models that can inspire you and move your project forward.
If you know your finger size and know which finger to wear your signet ring, all you have to do is choose your design and the signet ring you like the most.
Choosing your signet ring design is sometimes the most difficult step.
Examples of custom made signet rings
For men with large hands and therefore a large finger size, it is often difficult to find in the trade rings or signet rings adapted to their measurement.
It's generally referred to large size ring from a size EEC 68 which corresponds to a size US12 1/4.
It's therefore necessary for some customers to use our services to tailor a ring to their finger size.
Egypt has had a millennia-old culture prior to European civilizations and has been a great source of inspiration in terms of myths and symbols.
Like many Egyptian symbols used for jewelry making, I think of the cross of life in particular, the Egyptian pyramid serves as inspiration for this project of men's ring.
The massive ring body is 925 silver while the pyramid is 18-karat yellow gold.
The cross is a symbol both religious and secular.
Symbol for the Catholic Church, it's also used by the Knights Templar, Maltese, Celts and regions such as Occitania or Lorraine with the cross Occitan and the Cross of Lorraine.
In the case of this project, it's a signet ring for men (fr) of the American type with an Occitan cross at the top and side decorations inlaid with the initials of the recipient.
By definition, a sigillary ring is a ring with a large tray (also called kitten) on which is engraved a pattern, usually a coat of arms, which can be used as a seal to seal documents with wax.
Men prefer signet rings to rings.
Wearing little jewelry, they are usually oriented towards making unique signet rings personalized according to their tastes.
Of course, the price of these signet rings suffers and has nothing to do with the price of simple rings manufactured in series that are found in jewelry dealers.
The manufacture of a ring with a coin is a classic of jewelry.
Over time and whichever the countries, there are relics or old rings with coins of time gold or silver mounted ring.
For lovers of Portugal or descendants of Portuguese migrants, wearing a jewel stamped with the image of the country of origin of their family represents a strong emotional symbol.
It is possible to wear the image of Portugal as a pendant, the map of Portugal is well suited, or in the form of a ring engraved with the symbol of this country, as we will see here.
As you certainly know, religion is a great source of inspiration for the making of jewelry and many museums exhibit ancient religious jewelry, evidence that over the centuries men have worn on their religious symbols under jewelry form.
The religious symbols are most often worn as a pendant, however it is quite possible to gather some symbols into a coherent design for the making of a ring or signet ring.
In the specific case of this jewel, it is the making of a Christian signet ring with an oval shaped tray for a man, gathering several Christian symbols engraved in relief on the plate and the amounts of the ring.
The lion is an emblematic animal, which has served as a symbol for many peoples.
Both Sumerians, Jews and Christian Kings used the lion to symbolize power, wisdom and strength.
Of course, the figure of the lion, represented in full or just by his head is found on the jewels, rings and signet rings of the nobles and leaders of these people.
The eagle is a mythological animal, used since the time of the Egyptians to symbolize the power of the gods or mysticism.
Chosen by the Romans, the Byzantines, Napoleon, the Russians empire or even the Nazis as an emblem to symbolize the power of their empire, the eagle, like the lion, is used in heraldry for family seals.
Even today, the eagle is used by the USA, Poland, and Mexico as an emblem of their nation.
Here you will find a detailed explanation of the symbolism of the heraldic eagle.
The men signet rings presented here are custom made in gold or silver for our clients following their requirement. Their creation is being described hereafter.
You can discover more about our custom made ring service here.
If there is an institution that uses badges, it is the Army.
The next project is the reproduction of a badge of the 8 ° BPC (Colonial Parachute Battalion) on a ring-type ring.
It takes the insignia of this unit mounted on an oval plate 21 by 18 millimeters, which is large enough to fully represent all the details of this military parachutist insignia.
This is a large signet ring, not by the ring size here of 63, but by the size of the tray much larger than usual.
The making of a ring with a coin is a piece of classic jewelry.
Whatever the time or the country, there are relics or ancient gold or silver coin mounted on rings.
These coins can be mounted or crimped or be bent in order to partially compose the ring body.
Still today in France, many people custom made rings with gold coins called Louis d'or, or Napoléon coins that have historical value as well as pecuniary. While in the US, people are looking for eagle or Mexican gold coin to be mounted on a ring.
The engraving of his initials is a common and practical operation to personalize his signet ring.
These are the men who by far prefer the initial signs engraved with two or three letters on the board. This engraving can be done hollow or embossed on silver or gold.
When to make a gift, you are looking for a custom signet design different from the models of signet ring for men that we propose in our collection, the making of an engraved signet ring personalizes the jewel by making it unique.
Associated with the choice of the design of the signet ring and the decoration of the amounts of the ring, anyone can design his own signet ring of a unique style, as you can see through our articles presented at the end of this article.
The style and type of engraving is what makes one's signet ring's soul.
Most often, signet rings are made of a classic shaped ring (round, square, oval...) with a flat engraved top.
But it is possible to be much more creative if you aim for a custom signet ring design.
Here, we will make you discover the different types of engraving that can be done in our workshop on a signet ring, both on the central plateau and on the sides of the ring, in silver or 18k gold.
Yellow gold is the most desired of the precious metal in jewelry, because of the heat of its glare, it has no equal.
Most family rings or signet rings are in 18-karat gold, but it is normal for exceptional jewels or signet rings that will remain for generations in the family to want a gold of the highest purity, of 24 karats.
Precision, 24-karat gold is necessarily yellow since it is not mixed with any other metal likely to change its color.
So there is no chance to find 24 karats white gold, pink or black gold. The only way to change 24k gold color if plating it with white or black rhodium.
Biker clubs always have their emblem, worn as well on their leather jacket, tattooed on the body or worn proudly on a jewel.
In this case, this is a silver biker ring that receives the logo of the club, the sponsor belonging to a motorcycle club.
Their emblem depicts a custom pirate style skull with crossbones and a pirate headband on one of the skull's orbits.
Celtic rings have Celtic symbols, whether triskele or Celtic knots as found in the stone of many monuments scattered in Europe.
The ring we present here is a silver men's signet ring with a solid yellow gold triskele on the tray and gold lily flowers on the upright.
The signet ring is a jewel of ancient origin, historically used by both women and men.
This is one of the few jewels that had a practical utility function, as it served as proof of identification, like today's digital signatures, in order to seal the letters with a wax seal. and legal acts (marriage, inheritance ...).
Follow the creation of a men's ring representing the third holy place of Islam.
For those who are interested in Islam or the history of the three major monotheistic religions, you have certainly heard of the mosque Dome of the rock built in Jerusalem.
The big signet ring that we present here is a faithful reproduction in solid silver and 18k gold of this Muslim religious building.
The ring body and the building are reproduced in solid silver while the dome, covered with fine gold leaf on the real building is here represented in 18-karat solid gold.