Jewellery can hold some seriously sentimental value and capture precious memories. When it comes to adding a personal touch to your favourite pieces, engraved jewellery stands out. Whether it's a heartfelt message, a significant date or name, engraving transforms ordinary jewellery into extraordinary keepsakes. Let’s delve a little deeper into the enchanting world of engraved jewellery and explore why it holds a special place in our hearts.
What is engraving?
Engraving is the process of decorating metal - often jewellery or watches - by etching a design into its surface. It’s usually done using a machine that alters the surface of the metal precisely and accurately. These changes are permanent and can be really detailed depending on the method used to engrave your piece.
Engraving can be done by computers that are programmable to match very precise designs. Rotary engraving uses a small bit that damages the surface to leave the engraved image or text while laser engraving can be even more precise because of the variable diameter of the laser being used to cut the metal. Metals, stones, gemstones, glass and plastic can all be engraved with different types of engraving.
Why choose engraved jewellery?
Engraved jewellery allows you to forge a deep personal connection with your accessories. By etching your chosen words or symbols onto a pendant, engraved bracelet, ring, or even a watch, you infuse it with your unique story and identity. Whether it's a loving message, a mantra that inspires you, the name of a loved one or your own name, the engraved piece becomes an extension of who you are, carrying a piece of your heart wherever you go.
Imagine marking a milestone in a loved ones life by giving them a piece of personalised jewellery as a gift . The emotional significance of engraved jewellery is profound, making it more than just an accessory—it becomes a cherished part of your journey, whether you’re showing love to a friend, family member or yourself. They’re a beautiful way to commemorate milestones and achievements.
What makes engraved jewellery truly special is the endless array of personalisation options it offers too. From choosing the font style and size to selecting the metal, gemstones, birthstones, charms or even incorporating unique symbols, you have the freedom to create a piece that resonates with your individual taste and style.
Engraved jewellery allows you to express your creativity and craft a design that is as unique as you are. Whether you prefer a delicate and minimalist piece or a bold statement-making accessory, engraving adds an exquisite touch of personalisation that sets it apart.
Types of engraved jewellery
If you’re into engraved jewellery but aren’t sure what piece to choose from, here’s an overview of the different types of engraved jewellery that’s available for your perfect style. You can even mix and match your pieces for a cute, coordinated look that’s all your own.
Necklaces offer a beautiful canvas for engraving, allowing you to carry cherished memories close to your heart. From delicate pendants to statement-making charms, there are various necklace styles that can be personalised. Consider engraving a meaningful date, a loved one's initials or a message on a pendant. The engraving can be placed on the front or the back, adding a touch of sentimental elegance to your personalised necklace.
Rings hold a special place in our hearts, symbolising love, commitment and personal milestones. Whether it's an engagement ring, a wedding band, or a simple everyday ring, adding an engraving elevates its sentimental value. Engrave your partner's name, a significant date, or a heartfelt phrase on the inside or outside of the ring. It's a beautiful way to express your love or commemorate a special occasion.
Bracelets are super stylish for engraving, allowing you to make a personalised statement on your wrist. Whether you prefer delicate chains, chunky bracelets or bangles, there are numerous options to add your personal touch. Engrave a motivational quote, a mantra, or a symbolic representation on a bracelet. It becomes a wearable reminder of what inspires you and a unique piece that reflects your individuality.
Check out Stamped by Olivia Attwood
Engraving doesn’t have to be boring or old-school. Using a new personalisation technique, the Stamped by Olivia Attwood collection features bracelets, rings, bracelets and earrings that are individually stamped with your chosen design. You can include names, icons and birthstones to get creative and contemporary with your engraving. It’s a gorgeous, modern take on engraving that we know you’re going to love!
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