Forge your own engagement ring
Everything you need to know about
the forging experience
In our ring forge, we give you the chance to customise an engagement ring. This process allows you to incorporate your own ideas and wishes into the design and creation of the ring. It is an artisan activity that delivers a unique and personal result.
Forging an engagement ring requires many individual steps. We'll give you a rough overview here so as not to anticipate too many details. If you want to know exactly, you can book a free consultation and we will answer all your questions directly in the ring forge.
Steps on the way to your homemade engagement ring:
Find out in our Ring configurator. You can see how the size and material of your engagement ring will affect the cost. You can see how the size and the material will affect the costs and you can think about the right dimensions and material in advance.
Transparency is very important to us. That's why we have created this calculator for you to give you an insight into the composition of the costs of a ring.
The material costs are retrieved from the stock exchange on a daily basis.
If you would prefer to try on ring models or see different precious metals live, then you are welcome to book a Consultation Talk. If you bring old gold with you for your new rings, a personal chat in our workshop is also advisable, to clarify costs. If you are already sure what kind of rings you would like to have, then book a course appointment directly.
Forge rings yourself
Under professional guidance, you can forge your own engagement ring, even without any previous experience.
Engravings and gemstones
Standard engravings that we can do in the workshop, are included in the course fee. If you would like a special laser engraving, or additional stones in your ring, we are dependent on other service providers. The resulting costs will be discussed individually with you beforehand.
COSTS FOR ENGAGEMENT RINGS
By customising the choice of precious metals for your engagement ring, you have full control over the budget and the associated costs. Find out more here about the prices of different materials in order to make an informed decision before contacting us. The total cost of your engagement ring is not only influenced by the precious metal selected, but also by the ring size and the fluctuating market prices of precious metals, which serve as the basis for our calculation.
In addition, the cost of diamonds varies depending on their quality and size. These details will be personally agreed with you to ensure that your engagement ring exactly matches your expectations and budget.
EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE ENGAGEMENT RINGS
A self-made engagement ring stands for uniqueness and personality. You get the chance to design a piece of jewellery that suits you perfectly - from the idea to the finished ring. Each ring is a masterpiece that carries your individual touch and is unrivalled in its uniqueness. Let yourself be inspired by our selection of customised Engagement rings and discover how you can realise your vision of the perfect ring.
If you have old gold, you are welcome to bring it along. By recycling your old gold, you contribute to the precious metal cycle. The fineness of your gold will be assessed and credited to you. To determine the value of your scrap gold, you can use our Scrap gold calculator use. You can find more information about which precious metals are recycled and how on our Recycling page.
The engagement ring forging workshop takes place as an individual one-to-one workshop, so that we can fully adapt to your needs and wishes. Book here your workshop date and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of goldsmithing.
If you still have questions, we offer free consultations. We are here to discuss your ideas and help you choose the right workshop.
Alternatively, we also offer the option of having your engagement ring to make for you.
Engagement Ring Course Booking
Excluding cost of materials
FAQs: Forge engagement rings yourself
Can I forge my own engagement ring even if I have no experience?
Yes, we will guide you through the whole process and make sure you are happy with the result.
How long does it take to forge an engagement ring yourself?
Our courses usually last 4-6 hours. In this time you will completely finish the forging process.
Can I use scrap gold for my engagement ring?
Yes, it should be gold, with a fineness of at least 585 /-.
How can I calculate the cost of forging my engagement ring?
You can use our Material cost calculator use to obtain an accurate cost estimate.
Which material is best suited for hand-forged engagement rings?
Various gold alloys, silver and platinum are popular materials for hand-forged rings. The choice of material depends on your personal taste and budget.
Can I incorporate gemstones into my self-forged engagement ring?
Yes, you can have gemstones set into your self-made wedding ring. We will discuss the details with you and then take the ring to a professional stone setter.
Will my homemade engagement ring look beautiful too?
Yes, with us every ring becomes a keepsake that carries its own individual touch. We take the time to listen to your wishes and forge until we are happy with the result together.