Thomas O Custom Jewelry and jewelry repair in Ludington, Michigan is dedicated to building high quality custom designed jewelry for our clients.
How custom jewelry design works with TOJ is you can call us and set up a private consultation with our master jeweler or just come in and speak with one of our sales professionals or master jeweler if he is available. The information below describes the process.
When you bring your Jewelry item that is in need of repair. TOJ's master jeweler or jewelry professional will inspect your items under a microscope that also is linked to a TV screen at the counter this way you can watch us identify problem areas, see them, and discuss the solutions for the issues. We will quote a price and time frame for the repair at this time. The average repair time is normally 5 to 7 days
Thomas O Jewelry Designs is dedicated to providing highest quality jewelry repair in Ludington with the best possible equipment for our clients.
How jewelry repair works with TOJ is you can come into our showroom during business hours or call and set up a private consultation with our master jeweler. The information below describes the process.
Once the problems are identified and the solutions are agreed upon we will measure any gemstones and take photos of the item and input that info into our database. At that time you will receive a printed receipt and an emailed receipt with a description of the items left and the work being done.
TOJ Engraving a custom wedding band
TOJ employees are master jewelers which means we can complete any task in building jewelry. We can offer what very few stores in the world can't Hand Engraving. We can take that beautiful piece we just created for you and add a stunning custom hand engraved texture.
Now the item is fixed and ready to wear again. TOJ will contact you via phone, text, or email to let you know that your repair is ready and schedule an appointment if you so desire at that time or come in when the showroom is open.
Within 1 to 5 days you will receive the renderings of the design discussed along with the final exact quote for that dream piece. Now you to look over the design and approve or request modifications. Once approved we will grow the model on our 3D printer.
TOJ's master jeweler will set down with you in our Ludington showroom consult office and go over details of the custom jewelry design. We will do a basic pencil sketch of the idea and calculate a rough estimate of the cost involved during the consult. Once we have the idea down and the project fits your budget we will turn the pencil sketch into a cad design.
TOJ Making an oval halo engagement ring.
The custom jewelry design is done now it's time to see what it is going to look like. TOJ will now grow the model on our state of the art ultra high resolution 3D printing machine located in our Ludington office. Our high tec printer can print your design in less than 1 hour.
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Because TOJ's Staff are real jewelers and not just sales people we will finish out the design right in our store. Our craftsman have been building high quality jewelry for over 20 years and our shop is fully equiped to handle any project that comes to us.
GIA Graduate Gemologists • Insurance Appraisals • Estate Appraisals • Insurance Documentation
TOJ Custom Jewelry is uniquely qualified to appraise your fine jewelry and gemstones. Our experienced staff has the background and gemological training to do a professional job of evaluating the current value of your precious keepsakes.
While these items are priceless to you, it's important to remember that the value of the precious metal and gems that comprise your fine jewelry is constantly changing due to market conditions. Gold, for instance, has seen its value double over the past 10 years.
Accurate appraisals are important because if your jewelry is ever lost, stolen or damaged, your insurance company will refer to the appraisal document to settle the claim. An outdated appraisal will likely result in you being under-insured, and that could cost you thousands.
We recommend updating your appraisals every three to five years. Whether it's an engagement ring you wear every day or a piece you've just inherited from your grandmother's estate, we're ready to offer an appraisal for your security and peace of mind..