Drift- 14K White Gold- Custom Welded Eternity Collection- Bracelet
Custom welded bracelet with the Drift chain design. Drift is a 14K White Gold paper clip style chain.
What is Permanent Jewelry?
Simply put, permanent jewelry is jewelry that you can't take off. Rather than closing a bracelet or necklace with a traditional clasp, a jeweler (ME!) will weld the two ends together.
It is completely waterproof and tarnish resistant.
How does THIS ALL work!?!
Do I need an Appointment?
If you are coming to my Studio (located in Loudoun County, Va.), YES. You can schedule HERE! If you are coming with a friend or group each person needs their own slot. Each 'slot' is 25 minutes. I can accommodate 2 items of jewelry per person, per slot. If you would like more, NO PROBLEM! Kindly book a second slot for yourself. Please arrive on time. Clients who arrive more than 10 mins late (reminder this is half of your appointment time) are subject to cancellation at my discretion. I do except Walk-Ups on Saturdays at the One Loudoun Farmers Market Location. However priority will be given to any one with a scheduled appointment.
There are no appointments available? Do you accept walk-ins?
I DO NOT accept walk-ins at my studio. I will release appointments 30-60 days in advance. If you do not see the day/time available that you were hoping for, kindly DM me (via instagram @ransomjewelry), I can often accommodate special requests or fit you in.
I DO accept Walk-Ups on Saturday at the One Loudoun Farmers Market Location. However priority will be given to any one with a scheduled appointment.
Ransom also offers 'walk-in' availability at my Ransom Permanent Jewelry Pop-Up events. For an updated list of these events (dates/times/locations) follow me on instagram (@ransomjewery) for the most up to date events listings.
What should I expect when I arrive?
To begin the experience you will select your favorite chain style; from a variety of Solid Yellow or White Gold Chains. Once your chain is chosen, we will discuss your interest in adding a charm. Add-on charms including a tiny whisper crystal, opal clover, mother of pearl evil eyes, east-west sideways cross and the itty bitty cross charms are available at an additional fee ranging from $30-$50. I will then work with you to determine the best fit. I will take into account your lifestyle and personal style preferences. I will then snip to size your chosen chain and custom fit it to your wrist. I will show it at different lengths so that you can decide on the fit that is best for you. Most of my clients go for a slightly tighter fit as the 14k chain will very lightly stretch over time.
Chains are 14K Yellow or White Gold. Occasionally I will provide one Sterling Silver Chain choice. Current chain prices are between $18-$25 per inch. My designs are priced PER ITEM. Not per inch. The above is just a guideline to help you understand the relative cost of Gold. The bracelets are priced based upon the average wrist size 6.5 inch to 7.5 inch. The one thing I LOVE about jewelry is that it always fits! It is so important that my interaction with my clients is inclusive and feels equal for all involved.
Add-on charms including a tiny whisper crystal, opal clover, mother of pearl evil eyes, east-west sideways cross and the itty bitty cross charms are available at an additional fee ranging from $30-$50.
Does it hurt?
NO! Using a small hand held welding device I will weld the jewelry on. You will be completely comfortable the entire time. You will see a few tiny sparks but will not feel anything but excitement!
Will it break?
Eternity jewelry are thin and delicate chains. While I do not expect them to break, occasional damage or breaking could happen. If your jewelry does have an issue I will gladly re-attach at no cost. Ransom is not responsible for lost jewelry.
I have a permanent jewelry chain from another vendor that broke, will you fix it?
Yes, I will do this free if you purchase one of Ransom's chains as well. If not there will be a $25 re-welding fee. An appointment is recommended for any re-welding.
What if I need to remove the jewelry?
Your Eternity jewelry can be permanently removed with scissors. If you ever wish to have it welded back on I can certainly do that for a small re-welding fee of $15.
Can my child get one?
YES! With parental consent. However I recommend 12 years or older.
Will my Eternity Jewelry cause an issue going through the airport?
Nope! Eternity jewelry has traveled far and wide and has never been an issue!
Will my Eternity Jewelry cause an issue with X-Rays or Medical Procedures?
I will leave this up to the discretion of medical professionals. However gold is not magnetic so it does not affect an MRI. From my personal experience it is likely your Eternal Jewels can be secured with medical tape during an x-ray or operation. However your medical provider still may ask that it be removed. If this happens, just cut it at the connecting piece and save your chain. Contact me to have it re-welded.
Where is your Studio?
For online safety reasons, the exact address is only given in a confirmation text/email upon booking. If you want to estimate drive time to plan a trip here, I am located in Ashburn, VA.
Where Is the One Loudoun Farmers Market and when are you there?
44578 Atwater Drive, Ashburn, Va. 20147. SATURDAY'S ONLY 9AM-1PM. To check my availability FOR THE MARKET (Saturdays only, Spring-Fall) click HERE!
How do I pay?
I accept Cash, Apple Pay, Credit Card, Zelle and Venmo.