D.D.Designs FAQ

How long has DDDesigns been in business?
Over 30 years with work being done in the US and Japan.

What kind of work does DDDesigns specialize in?
We create custom designs and repair jewelry for the public and professional jewelry firms.

What type of custom jewelry is most requested?
Most of our requests are for matching wedding bands for existing engagement rings.

How do your prices compare to retail stores?
Much of our work is done for retail stores, sold to them at wholesale prices. We pass this sort of pricing onto our private customers.

What type of payment do you accept?
We accept all major credit cards.

Are you listed in the Jewelers Board of Trade?
Yes.

Are my designs secure from duplication?
Client’s designs will be kept in the strictest confidence and not duplicated.

How long does it take to make a custom piece of jewelry?
Normally about 6 weeks is needed from first contact to finished piece.

Should I get my finished piece of jewelry appraised?
Yes, We  recommend you get an appraisal for your security. We also know you will be very pleased with the value you received from us.

Are you limited to diamond and gold jewelry?
No, We can create any kind of jewelry item and in many precious metals. Rings, pendants, pins, broaches, necklaces, class rings, award rings, signet rings, buckles, large colored stone rings, and many other items.

Can you provide stones for my creation?
Yes we can provide many of the precious and semiprecious stones needed to complete your creation.

Can you melt down my existing jewelry for my custom piece?
It is always best to use virgin metal to ensure the finest casting. We will incorporate any existing stones you may wish to use.

What are your guarantees?
We guarantee our workmanship for one year. Thereafter we will provide repair services to you at wholesale prices as long as you own the piece. We also guarantee your piece of custom jewelry will appraise for more than you paid for it.