Custom Design Process
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Custom Jewelry Made in Houston

All Inter-Continental jewelry is manufactured in-store and is given the time and effort a true piece of art deserves. We specialize not only in customizing your desired jewelry pieces but also in accommodating our process to your needs. Below we’ve detailed every step in the production of our custom jewelry pieces, including a gallery of customer inspirations that we have helped create in the past.

Our Custom Design Process

1. Our Workshop

Our state of the art manufacturing work shop is located at 6222 Richmond Ave, Houston, Texas.

Our Workshop
Discussing Design Concept

2. Discussing Design Concept

The initial discussion and consultation we offer is the key first step to creating the best possible custommade jewelry piece. During this discussion, our specialists are instructed to not only write down your specifications but to find out exactly what you want, how best to craft it, and how to make sure that you leave our store as satisfied with our service as possible. Regardless of whether you want a simple Uprong ring or something extravagant such as a twisted pave channel setting, our consultants and jewelers will be happy to accommodate to your wishes.

3. CAD Renderings

The next step of the process is creating a CAD rendering for you to review. The design process on our CAD software takes between 3 and 5 days, depending on how complex the design is. After we send you the virtual rendering, you’ll have the freedom to give us your feedback and request any changes you may wish.

CAD Renderings
Wax Model and Casting

4. Wax Model and Casting

After the approval of the software model, a wax model of the ring is created and sent to be cast in the metal of your choice - 14k gold, 18k gold or in platinum. The process takes between 24 to 48 hours. Once the casting is complete, an ultrasonic machine is used to give the metal even more lasting shine before the jewelers get to hand polish it further.

5. Diamonds and Gemstones

While the jewelers work on the ring, our diamond and gemstone department prepares your desired gemstone. We offer diamonds of all cuts and sizes and are able to always meet your requirements whether you’re looking for the most popular G-color VS1-clarity stone or something else entirely.

Depending on your design and requirements the whole process can take as little as 2 to 5 days for rush orders or 2 to 3 weeks for standard or more complex orders. In every case, however, we strive to provide the best possible service to give you the ring or jewelry piece you desire. Thanks to this professional meticulous process we’re able to provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee

Feel free to write or call us to book an appointment or ask any additional questions you might have. We’re ready to begin designing your ring today!

Diamond and Gemstones