Custom Process


At Mark Loren Designs, we believe custom jewelry can tell a story about your style, your favorite colors, your memories, and favorite pastimes all captured in a single piece of beautiful jewelry.

We pride ourselves in our ability to craft original designs based on your imagination and creativity, whether it’s something brand new, or something incorporating sentimental keepsakes or family heirlooms. Custom design is all that we do! With the guidance of our in-house team, we excel at creating a custom creation that exceeds your expectations. Experience custom jewelry at Mark Loren Designs and you’ll quickly understand why we have garnered so many 5-star reviews from our elated customers!


From our first consultation with you until the moment you hold your finished piece in your hand for the very first time, our in-house team is here to listen to your desires and guide your custom design experience from concept to completion. Our custom design process is educational and fun!

Step One: Getting to Know You

Begin with an initial consultation to bounce ideas off of us so we can determine what you like and dislike. We want you to have jewelry you will wear and enjoy. Bring in your gemstones or choose from our outstanding and unique collection of colored gemstone, artifacts, and diamonds. Bring along photos or sketches (we’ll take them on napkins!) to inspire your design. Not so artistic? No worries. We can make the sketches for you.

Step Two: Taking Shape

Depending on the design, we will either create a wax model, a computer-aided design rendering, or begin to hand-fabricate the precious metal and elements of your choice. Watch your design take shape! At this stage, additional changes can be made until the design is green-lighted by you. We’re within sight of your completed piece!

Step Three: Final Touches

The model or CAD rendering is now cast in your desired precious metal or the hand-fabrication is finished to pristine condition. Gemstones, artifacts, or diamonds are then carefully set into your piece. The newly crafted keepsake is finally inspected with the utmost attention to ensure it’s exactly right.

Step Four: The Reveal

The joy and excitement on your face when you see your new, cherished jewelry brings us our greatest reward. It’s why we come to work every day! Each custom jewelry project at Mark Loren Designs may follow a similar path and custom design process, but no two designs are ever alike. We believe every single piece that is designed is worth the time, worth the effort and worth the attention to detail to make it absolutely perfect for you or your loved one to enjoy for years to come…and to pass to a future generation!



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