Customization service is not rare to offer for jewelry companies that call themselves aces in the industry. But, very few cater to the punctilious inputs and instructions of the customers, right to the last detail. Most makers lose you right after you enounce the first quirky input. This is because most jewelers have their respective walls that stand as boundaries to creative explorations. In order to be able to design an ornament with a jeweler, you need someone who has been able to demolish the walls and has a rather open space to accommodate a miscellany of fastidious and far-out instructions.
When narrating the chosen design for your ornament, you should not be the one biting your lips while the other speaks on, notwithstanding your growing impatience. A good goldsmith should first listen before they speak. Since you are not a professional in jewelry designing, your draft cannot be the final one. It will have some iffy inputs that have to be exempted in the long run to give flesh to the plan. But, a smith should have the decency to lend an ear to their customers before they speak up. So, perseverance is the first attribute to seek.
If you have a design in mind which is quite rare, then you need to take it to someone who doesn’t mind rare. Now most professionals do not take up projects that are strikingly south of ordinary because of the obstructing concerns like practicality, equipment, method and such. In order to make possible a design that is one of its kind, a jeweler has to work his way around the difficulties and obstacles that limit the creative spatiality. Choosing an experimental smith who does not fear to undertake way-out projects and face challenges that are not common with regular designs benefits such projects.
A young, modernist designer might show you sufficient dare to take up your design despite its challenges, but they might face difficulty in giving finality to the same due to shortage of skills. Working with an offbeat plan needs an experienced goldsmith who knows the ins and outs of the trade. Someone who has beaten marvelous bric-a-brac out of gold and worked with all kinds of gemstones would know better how to get it done. So, their repertoire is what you have to trust, not the words.
The more convoluted your design is, the heftier a price they will name. This is the norm of the trade. There is no subverting or hoodwinking that. A simple design needs an ordinary goldsmith, their common tools and techniques and so the process is bereft of any unexpected or extravagant cost. On the other hand, should you present an unusual design, they will need to employ techniques and craftsmen, invest in tools and technology that would involve a lot of cost. Every dime of that will go into the gross total of your bill. So, be advised about that.