Metairie (504) 885-4653 | Westbank (504) 648-2300
Engagement & Wedding
Designers & Collections
5700 Veterans Memorial BlvdMetairie, LA 70003
Fountain Park Centre1901 Manhattan BlvdHarvey, LA 70058
(504) 684-5243 Metairie
(504) 881-1578 Westbank
At Ramsey's Diamond Jewelers, we have over 1,800 rings to choose from, and you can come in to either of our stores and try them all on. Most of our guests find the ring of their dreams on their first visit. But if you don't find exactly what you want, we have a custom designer who will sit with you to design your perfect ring.
At Ramsey's, custom jewelry design is not just a service – it’s a passion. We have been creating unparalleled designs since 1958. From custom made bridal jewelry to unique diamond pendants and earrings, our design team expertly crafts breathtaking pieces to our customer’s exact specifications.
Whether our customer is a soon-to-be bride in search of a one-of-a-kind wedding band or a sophisticated shopper with a flair for the eccentric, our design team at Ramsey’s Diamond Jeweler’s will create, refine, and perfect designs until they meet the high standards of our client’s vision. From there, we seek the customer’s input throughout the development process to ensure an end product that can be worn with pride.
Here at Ramsey’s Diamond Jewelers, we use a sophisticated computer-aided design program to create one-of-a-kind custom jewelry. With this technology and our experienced custom jeweler, your imagination becomes your reality.
Custom Design starts with a consultation with one of our experienced associates and our Master Custom Jeweler. The process can take from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on how well-developed your ideas are. We listen to your ideas and needs, discuss your options, and draw a sketch of your design. We will then discuss the stones and the metal you would like to use and provide you with a cost and time estimate for manufacturing your piece.
After the consultation, we will begin designing your unique piece on our CAD program. Upon completion of your design, you will be contacted to come by and view the animated 3-D rendering. Once you approve the design, we will start production on the piece.
When finalized, wax molds are inspected by both our staff and the client to guarantee satisfaction before metal casting.
Once you confirm the wax model, your piece is casted and assembled, and your hand-picked stones are set. Your custom design is then high polished to a brilliant shine and is ready for you to pick up.
At Ramsey’s, we make it easy for you to give the ring you love a completely new look and feel. You can trade in your diamond for a larger stone or one with a different shape. If you don’t want to completely design a new ring, you can always reuse your diamonds. Here are some common alterations made to diamond rings.
Consider adding smaller accented diamonds on the sides of your center stone to give your ring a subtle upgrade. A simple way to do this is to switch your band for a new one with diamond accents on its sides, or you can add a halo of diamonds around your center stone to give your ring a whole new style.
We can also upgrade your ring to a three-stone ring by adding medium-sized diamonds to the sides of the center stone. The added stones will give your ring a more eye-catching look. Perhaps you’d even like to add colored gemstones to make your ring even more unique.
By adding more diamonds, you can hold on to your original diamond while giving your ring a bit more sparkle.
Many couples upgrade to a larger center stone later in their relationship. You’ll have the same ring you got engaged with, and the upgrade will symbolize all that the two of you have accomplished together. Many couples do not have the budget to get the diamond they want when they first get engaged but later have the means to get their dream ring.
You can trade the setting on your ring for a completely new one. Couples do this for a number of reasons. Some want a change of style, whereas others want a setting that keeps their diamond more protected. For example, you can add bezel settings surround the stone to keep it from getting damaged on the sides. This may be a good idea if your stone has already been damaged a bit over the years.
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