Image courtesy of Grace Personalized
With Valentine’s Day around the corner and wedding season here before you know it we rounded up some of our favourite jewellery brands that take personalization to the next level.
If you’re looking to add a personalized element to you accessory game, or gift someone you love with an amazing customized present, online shopping is your best source. From affordable bespoke pieces, like hand stamped pendants and monogram earrings to handcrafted investment jewellery created out of precious metals, it’s out there. We’ve done the web lurking for you and found five fabulous brands that specialize in personalization.
Grace Personalized on Etsy
Grace Nguyen Tran left her corporate job in media to pursue her passion for jewellery design and started her first Etsy shop in 2013. She offers delicate handmade jewellery that focuses on sentimental personalized rings, bracelets and necklaces. Some of her standout offerings include items that take personalization one step further by using fingerprints and handwriting samples from the buyer and translating that into heartwarming, yet beautiful, necklaces, bracelets or pendants.
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- Double fingerprint heart necklace, $101, etsy.com.
- Custom name necklace, $45-$52, etsy.com.
- Custom name ring, $37, etsy.com.
- Handwriting bracelet, $48, etsy.com.
Raised on a vineyard, jewellery designer Emily Hirsch has created a line that hails tribute to the rich and earthy landscapes of Northern California. The Talon Zodiac line features 12 signet rings embossed with astrological images. This type of ready to wear gift gives personalization without the wait of a made to order piece of jewellery.
- Brass Zodiac signet rings, $124 each, talonnyc.com.
This small Canadian company based in Toronto started selling jewellery to women almost a decade ago. Now, owner Karen Lamont creates simple yet sartorially strong sterling silver pieces, for women, men and children. Each piece helps celebrate important moments and honour important people; friends, lovers, family members and even dogs. The first step in creating a custom Citrus Silver piece is selecting words, names and numbers you would like to carry with you. Each letter and number is then placed with careful precision and a steady hand on the chosen design.
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- Delight with tart pendant, $190, citrussilver.com.
- Personalized natural leather cuff, $135, citrussilver.com.
- Men’s brown leather cuff, $145, citrussilver.com
- Petal earrings, $49, cirtussilver.com.
The Brooklyn based jewellery mecca known as Catbird is known for housing the world’s most exciting jewellery designers along with designing and manufacturing its namesake line. Every piece of the Catbird line is handcrafted in its Brooklyn studio using recycled or fair-trade gold and all stones are conflict-free. One area they excel in is creating delicate and dainty personalized and customizable jewellery. Some of our favourite pieces in their collection is the You Are My Moon And Stars stackable necklace (great for new moms) and the Tomboy ring with hand stamped writing.
- You are my moon and stars stackable necklace, $162-$373, catbird.com.
Lat & Lo
Founder Kellie Ivey started this company in her garage, now decades later it has become known world wide for it's number driven bangles. Each pieces tells a story, from printing the latitude and longitude of a special place, either birthplaces, wedding places or final resting places of a loved one. To further personalize a message many of the Lat & Lo pieces allow you to write an inscription on the back. The jewelry is available in both fill and solid gold, as well as sterling silver and rose gold.