Custom Jewellery

Custom Requests

We are a Cape Breton business offering onsite custom jewellery design! We’ll take your request and make something beautiful. What can we do for you? Well, here are some ideas:

  • Custom Wedding Bands
  • One-of-a-kind Engagement Rings
  • Family Jewellery – rings, pendants, brooches, bracelets
  • Recycle your gold into something modern (we do cash for gold as well)
  • Combine sentimental diamonds into a new setting
  • Incorporate precious cremains into a wearable piece of jewellery
  • Create a replica of a lost piece of jewellery
  • Turn the family silverware into rings and bracelets 
  • Create a custom setting for a unique stone
  • Wire-wrap your favourite beach glass finds
  • Combine older pieces into something new
  • What can you imagine? We can do it!

Some of our custom work is visible below. 

Custom Diamond Ring

We carved a completely custom ring and set the stones for this client.

Cutlery Bracelet

Using the customer's forks we found the perfect silver bead and curved it to fit the client's slender wrist perfectly.

Our Metalsmiths

With three accomplished metalsmiths on staff, we’re sure to be able to take care of your dream designs! See below for some examples.

Brittany Ellerbrok - Goldsmith

Brittany is an expert at custom designs, especially in the art of lost-wax carving and casting. Whether your vision is organic, modern, technical, or traditional, Brittany can bring it to life for you. She is also always pleased to find a solution to your unique repair situations.


2017 Donation Cape Breton Cancer Centre

In 2017, when KDesign Studio was approached to donate to the Cancer Centre at the Regional Hospital, we didn’t hesitate. Our goldsmith Brittany Ellerbrok created a necklace auctioned off in 2017. Starting with the stone – a piece of bowlerite made from recycled bowling balls – Brittany was inspired by the frosty finish to create an initial artist’s rendering of our…

Convertible Necklace

We melted down the customer’s gold and created wire rings, gold nuggets, and an initial charm and combined it into a unique, convertible necklace that can be worn 4 different…

Custom Symbolic Pendant

An original and symbolic design we crafted. Truly one of a kind. From wax, to casting in gold, and setting with precious gemstones.

Home of Our Heart

The Home of our Heart exclusive Cape Breton Jewellery line includes a hand-carved Cape Breton Island relief in rose gold, yellow gold, white gold, or sterling silver. Pendants are available…

Hang Lao - Goldsmith

Hang brings fifty years of experience as a hand-forged goldsmith to KDesign Studio. We lured Hang to Cape Breton from Halifax to join our team and he is happy to take on your repairs or custom requests.


Horse Lover’s Ring

Hang Lau created this amazing horsehead/horseshoe ring from scratch! There are 39 separate diamonds set in this gorgeous statement ring. It’s available for sale here at the shop.

Gallery of Hang Lau

We are intensely honoured to welcome Master Goldsmith and Diamond setter Hang Lau to our team. Hang will be officially moved in and ready for work April 2nd! Hang brings…

Gayle Bird - Wire Artist & Silversmith

A Cape Breton artist, Gayle is our wire expert, having written a best-selling how-to book on the subject! An accomplished silversmith as well, any repair or project that requires pliers or works best in silver will be taken care of by Gayle.


Lost Leaf Earring Replacement

A customer arrived with one sad, lonely earring in sterling silver. Gayle cut out some sterling silver sheet and wire, then handformed the piece to perfectly mirror the existing earring.

Cutlery Rings

Gayle used fire and force to turn old silverware into rings for the shop.

What Are You Dreaming Of?

Drop in, call, or message below with your ideas.