Jim Dailing Custom Jewelry Design
Sustainability Meets Craftsmanship
Mindfully Sourced Materials and Designs Uniquely Customized for YOUR Wedding and Engagement Rings
Jim Dailing specializes in creating unique engagement rings and custom wedding rings specifically designed to the style and personality of his clients. From his studio in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Jim works with both national and international clients. In addition to custom jewelry design, Jim is an accomplished instructor in metalsmithing, stone setting, and sculpture.
Crafted with Integrity
Jim believes in creating not only beautiful but also responsible jewelry and goes the extra mile to ethically source all materials, ensuring that every diamond, gemstone, and metal used in our custom wedding rings is obtained in an ethical and sustainable manner. From conflict-free diamonds to responsibly reclaimed and recycled metals, we prioritize transparency and accountability in our supply chain. With Jim Dailing, you can wear your rings with pride, knowing that they were crafted with integrity.
Affordable AND One-of-a-kind
‘Custom’ means we can control the cost together for the right fit for you
When “one-of-a-kind” is important
Your love story is unlike any other. We believe in the power of the one-on-one design process when it comes to creating your custom wedding and engagement rings. True artistry lies in the ability to capture the essence of your unique journey and translate it into a tangible symbol that reflects your love and individuality.
We invite you to experience the magic of creating something truly one-of-a-kind. Begin by telling us who you are.
“I am very thankful that I came across Jim online. My girlfriend (now fiancé!) has a family bracelet that holds very special meaning to her. Jim was able to take the bracelet design and craft a beautiful, custom-made engagement ring. Even though Jim was 8 hours away, the ease of working with him was awesome.
His unique approach included mailing me a wax prototype of the ring to evaluate before making the actual ring. When I proposed, I will never forget the look on her face when she recognized the design. I couldn’t have imagined the ring or my fiancé’s reaction being any better. Jim nailed it!”
If you’re interested in our online seminars please browse our upcoming offerings below. We’re committed to sharing our knowledge and expertise with the jewelry-making community, and we’d love to have you join us.
Jim is offering a 3-day online course on bead and flush stone setting processes, individual student needs, and “Street Gemology.” The course will cover gemstone setting types and gem purchasing, properties, and techniques. The classes will be held on December 15, 16, and 17 from 1-3 pm (PST) and will be a combination of lecture and live demonstrations. The course is designed for intermediate or higher-level students that have basic skills and have their own workspace set up already. The tuition is $240. Fifteen student capacity.
Jim is offering a 3-day online course on bead and flush stone setting processes, individual student needs, and “Street Gemology.” The course will cover gemstone setting types and gem purchasing, properties, and techniques. The classes will be held on November 17, 18, and 19 from 1-3 pm (PST) and will be a combination of lecture and live demonstrations. The course is designed for intermediate or higher-level students that have basic skills and have their own workspace set up already. The tuition fee for the course is $240, and the capacity is limited to 15 students.
This two-day virtual class, taught by Jim Dailing, is an introduction to working with tool steel and creating tools from scratch, as well as modifying existing tools. Day one focuses on working with water-hardened tool steel, making stone setting and chasing tools, and a center punch. Day two focuses on modifying existing tools. Basic jewelry skills are required, and the class costs $150. It will be held on July 18 and July 25, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Eastern Time Zone.
And we love to come out and meet you and teach in-person too! If you don’t see a workshop in your area, contact me and let’s set something up!
Course Description Jim Dailing became passionate about jewelry in college in 1977 after watching a friend skillfully...
Course Description Are you and your partner looking to make your wedding day truly unforgettable by creating...
Details Instructor: Jim Dailing When: Monday November 6th, 2023 — 4 days, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST Where:321 W Ben White...
About the class This 4-day class teaches you how to hand-carve wax models for larger faceted stones under the guidance...
Discover the world of gold alloy and jewelry making in this 2-day workshop. Learn to alloy different karats and colors of gold, and create a series of simple stacking rings using fusing and gold soldering techniques. Gain confidence in working with this beautiful and precious metal.
Wax Carving for Large Faceted Bezel Set Gemstones Live Workshop – Colorado Center for Metal Arts (Pueblo) August 11-14, 2023
Discover various approaches for hand-carving wax prototypes for larger bezel set faceted gemstones at a 4-day workshop in Colorado. Learn about wax options, design techniques, and tools needed to create a unique jewelry piece.