Best Shops for Custom Jewelry in Washington, D.C.

August 2, 2016 8:00 AM

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There is nothing like the perfect piece of jewelry to brighten your day. For special occasions like an engagement, you may want something special that is unique and includes design elements that mean something to you and your betrothed. Designing a custom ring isn’t as far out of reach as you think. A talented jeweler that can take your design from the drawing board to precious metal and gemstones through the use of advanced jewelry design technology. These local jewelers are ready to make all your jewelry design dreams come true.
Tiny Jewel Box
1155 Connecticut Ave. N.W. 
Washington, DC  20036
(202) 393-2747
www.tinyjewelbox.com

This family owned jewelry store is the jewel box of D.C. From a tiny space storefront space 80 years ago, the Tiny Jewel Box has grown into a four story building offering fine jewelry, watches, designer jewelry and corporate gifts. You’ll find quality pieces by designers like David Yurman, Honora and Ippolita along with restored vintage pieces. The Tiny Jewel Box also has an in-house design team that can help you create your own unique design with the use of CAD and laser welding. Visit the website to schedule your one-on-one appointment.

Treasure Trove
1305 G St. N.W. 
Washington, DC
(202) 628-4653
www.treasuretrovejewelers.com

Located in Metro Center, Treasure Trove is truly a gem in the District. The locally owned store is both a jewelry store and jewelry manufacturer, which allows them to offer very competitive prices. Treasure Trove can help you choose a diamond and design a custom ring from the ground up. The shop also does jewelry and watch repairs, restorations and will buy your old gold and silver.

Mia Gemma
933 F St. N.W. 
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-4367
www.miagemma.com

Mia Gemma is an artisan jewelry store that specializes in custom jewelry of all types. Creating an engagement ring, repurposing a family heirloom or creating a special everyday piece is easy and fun with Mia Gemma’s staff of 25 jewelry designers. In as little as six weeks, Mia Gemma can take your design from conception to a sparkling piece of jewelry. The jewelry store also has plenty of ready-to-wear pieces from local and regional artists.

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Lawrence D. Miller & Company
121 S. Royal St. 
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-0659
www.lawrencedmiller.com

Lawrence D. Miller & Company is a jewelry and silver shop located in Old Town Alexandria. The shop is one of the few places in the Washington area where you can take your silver jewelry and hollowware for repair and restoration by true silversmiths. LM& Co. can also assist you in designing jewelry or remodeling existing pieces through the use of 3D design. The shop also has an inventory of modern and vintage jewelry and offers fine jewelry rentals.

Mystique Jewelers
211 The Strand Waterfront   
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 836-1401
www.mystiquejewelers.com

Mystique has been helping people realize their jewelry design dreams since 1991. The Alexandria based goldsmith and jewelry store has built a collection that includes designers and artisans from all over the world. One of the passions of the staff at Mystique is taking something old and making in into something updated and spectacular. Mystique also offers stone matching, pearl restringing and other repairs.

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Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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