The Tradition of Handmade Jewelry

The Tradition of Handmade Jewelry

There are many reasons why handmade jewelry is a much better investment than mass produced pieces.Many couples choose handmade engagement rings and wedding bands over mass produced jewelry. It's a symbol of their commitment and love to each other and as such important piece of jewelry, many prefer to invest in high-quality handmade pieces than cheap and barely lasting jewelry. 

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No mass production machinery used

By definition, handmade jewelry is literally made by the hands of the jeweler.

  • Personal Touch: Handmade rings are hand polished, carved and shaped without the use of mass production machinery.
  • The Value of Time: While the artisan creates one piece of handmade jewelry, a machine can create hundreds but of less quality. Handmade Jewelry takes a huge amount of time to create one single ring. In some cases, it might even take weeks to design and create a unique piece of jewelry.
  • The Cost: That’s also the reason for handmade jewelry being more expensive than mass produced.

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Higher quality of handmade jewelry

In almost every case, the value of the materials involved in a handmade piece is of stellar quality. For example, We use only pure metals while mass produced factories use dirty metals that are blended together, most likely including heavy alloys like nickel. Handmade jewelry is more sustainable and higher quality because of the ability to track and control the making process from scratch. In addition to being conflict-free and fair-trade, our handcrafted artisan jewelry is nickel-free and created from pure metals and 100% eco-friendly recycled gold. 

Read why you should choose only nickel free jewelry. 

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Quality over quantity 

Today’s world is witness to a rollercoaster market with competition based on an influx of discounted jewelry created with new technological advancements in the production and manufacturing of precious metals and stones. the energy and spirit of globalized production and economic gain through minimized hand-labor have taken the world by force and even seeped into the production of fine jewels. In recent years, however, the market has seen a return to and customer preference for the tradition of handcrafted artisan jewelry in an effort to support the local economy and artisan craft rather than flood the market with mass-produced products.

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An added value to handmade jewelry is the relationship formed between customer and jeweler in the production and purchase history of the product. not only can each piece be imagined specifically for the wearer, but the kinship with the artisan creates an extra thread of security for future repairs or jewelry purchases.

Juliet&Oliver’s promise to keep with the tradition of handcrafted artisan jewelry stems from the recognition of the value of the craft and the inimitable quality of a jewel worked meticulously by hand. When purchasing handmade jewelry from the expert jewelry craftsmen at juliet&oliver, the customer can rest assured of the superior condition of their piece. additionally, by nature, no two pieces can be identical in the handmade process, thereby making each product unique and one-of-a-kind.