Top tribal-style jewelry

Tribal style reaches to the roots of handmade jewelry. Infusing design inspired by organic elements, tribal jewelry celebrates different times in history and the people that worked together to make th

Charmingly meaningful

When I was younger, my parents gave me a silver chain-link bracelet with a single ballerina slipper charm on it. They encouraged me to make additions every year and fill the links with meaningful char

Liven your style with summery jewelry

There's something about the summer sun shining that makes bright colors so appealing. Black and gray become obsolete for a few months as vibrant hues stock your wardrobe. You don't have to completely

Chris & Alix Jewelry: Friends into making

First jobs tend to run the gamut of bagging groceries, babysitting or working at a local pizza shop. Some turn into full-time gigs, but most taper out after a passion is realized and a career goal is

Love, Star Wars and an Amazing R2D2 Engagement Ring (Pics and Video)

When Joe decided to pop the question to Emily, no ordinary ring would do. With a shared love of Star Wars, Joe turned to CustomMade to seek an incredibly unique R2-D2 inspired engagement ring.

Perfect For You: Custom Jewelry Designs by Earth Art Gem & Jewelry

What's it like to have custom jewelry designs brought to life just for you? After months of looking for a retail engagement ring and wedding set for sale online, Katy Passanisi only found things that w

Making a List? Check Out These Handmade Wooden Gift Ideas From Spaeny Wood Studio (Twice)

CustomMade artisan Matthew Spaeny of Spaeny Wood Studio has some handmade wooden gift ideas to help you spread some custom cheer this holiday season.  The Oklahoma-based woodworker specializes in wond

An Unconventional Engagement Ring

When CustomMade customer, Mike, was shopping for an engagement ring for his sweetheart, he knew he wanted something a little different than the standard designs that he saw in most stores; however, he

Fused Glass: A Different Take on Jewelry!

Diana came to CustomMade looking for a maker to craft a gift for her boss: a simple pendant to celebrate the one year anniversary of For My Sister Friends, a company dedicated to empowering women. She

How Does Your Garden Grow? Custom Engagement Rings by Anjays Designs

CustomMade artisan Anjay Mour of Anjays Designs has been designing unique custom engagement rings and wedding rings for over 25 years.  “Since diamonds are forever,” quips Anjay, he hopes his CAD-desi

Origami Inspired Jewelry and Jewelry Boxes by Max Steiner Design

What’s behind the delicate grace of the origami inspired jewelry of Max Steiner Design? CustomMade artisan Max Steiner has been folding origami and drawing the intricate geometric crease patterns or “

Let Nature Take Control: Bond Blackman’s Natural Jewelry

Mother Nature is “the principle motivation” for CustomMade artisan Bond Blackman.  The natural jewelry in the Bond’s Jewels CustomMade portfolio features fossils, unusual stones, and wood as well as o

Make a Statement Every Day: Boho Chic Jewelry by Marcela Colina

The boho chic jewelry designs of CustomMade artisan Marcela Colina mix the vintage and hippie, the tribal and modern, in fun and casual custom necklaces, earrings, and bracelets with free-spirit flair

It's all About Me

Another informative article written by Maker Success Team Member Heather Bailey. When sitting down to assemble your portfolio on CustomMade, one of the most overlooked components is the about me sectio

Uncommon Beauty from Common Things: Upcycling Ideas for Unique Custom Creations

Upcycling involves reclaiming objects that would otherwise be thrown away and using them to create new works that preserve or improve the quality of the original objects.  If you browse our CustomMade

CustomMade Mythology: Designs Inspired by Myths and Legends

Are you fond of mythic characters and epic tales? What fabulous creatures, wondrous beings, and ancient gods would populate the mythology designs for your next custom project?   Custom artwork, custom

Educating the Consumer: Budget and the Mind of the Customer

Written by Maker Success Team member Heather Bailey. Having something custom built is a new experience for most people. I must confess, before I began working at CustomMade, I had NO idea how much it w

Prehistoric Inspirations: Dinosaur Designs for Custom Artwork and Jewelry

Custom artwork featuring dinosaur designs and themes can fire the imagination of the young and the young at heart.  Our CustomMade artisans can capture these magnificent creatures in a variety of styl