Today, we are going to explain our process on how to get custom made jewelry. This will detail what you can expect at each stage of the process when working with us. First Stage – Defining the Style In order to create the custom jewelry piece, it is important to understand the style that the … More How to Get Custom Made Jewelry
This post is features one of our participants for the upcoming Artisans Summit – Moon Rabbit Press. It also relates how we had sighted the “rabbit in the moon” twice this week.” This is extremely surprising because I don’t remember hearing about a rabbit in the moon before. The most I knew about the moon … More Artisans Summit – Moon Rabbit Press
For the September 2021 issue, Forge Gone Conclusions was featured in the Syracuse Women’s Magazine! This magazine features different women in the Syracuse area and is targeted towards professional community minded women. Specifically, we were featured under the WISE business center which is a business centered devoted to helping women succeed. Honestly, I can’t say … More Forge Gone Conclusions Featured in the Syracuse Women’s Magazine!
For two years, we haven’t been able to attend the New York State Fair. So, instead, we will pay tribute by highlighting the “Gems of the State Fair.” The “Garnets” Garnets are plentiful and inexpensive. As a result, the winner for this category is the Dairy Building at the fair. Just like garnets, the dairy … More The Gems of the State Fair
There are different ways to explain how custom jewelry is made. We are going to cover two major categories today – hand-forming vs casting. Hand-forming At Forge Gone Conclusions, we typically hand-form all our pieces. This involves taking bar stock or wire and shaping it into different formations. This could be settings, bridge work, embellishments, … More How Custom Jewelry is Made
A little while ago, we gave a eulogy to our beloved ultrasonic / steamer machine. It was a two in one machine that did both functions. This is crucial to our business because this is what makes the jewelry really sparkle (after the final polish). The first operation is always the ultrasonic bath, which shakes … More A Eulogy to our Beloved Ultrasonic / Steamer
The sky was overcast, but our spirits were soaring. Walking into the baseball stadium, we knew there was going to be a proposal that night with our custom engagement ring, but we didn’t know exactly when. Watching a baseball game is extremely challenging when you know that a proposal will happen. You miss parts of … More A Custom Engagement Ring
If you are looking for where to buy custom jewelry, you have come to the right place! Although we are based in the Skaneateles, NY / Auburn, NY / Syracuse, NY area, we can help people throughout the United States! There are many outlets to by custom jewelry. On-line One of the easiest ways to … More Where to Buy Custom Jewelry
One of our more frequent questions we get asked is “How much is custom jewelry?” We wrote a previous blog post about what makes jewelry expensive, but this blog post will go into our different price levels. For a summary of the price levels, click here. Sterling Silver Sterling Silver as a metal is relatively … More How Much Is Custom Jewelry?
When discussing which jewelry does not tarnish, one needs to look at composition of what the jewelry is made of. High Karat Gold Pure gold doesn’t tarnish, but most jewelry is not made of pure gold. Instead, most gold jewelry is made up of a combination of different metals. That combination is what makes the … More Which Jewelry Does Not Tarnish?