Making bespoke jewellery keeps us super busy here at Jana Reinhardt. People from across the globe ask us to make everything from pendants that look like their pet dog, to Grateful Dead cufflinks! We’ve created body armour for a pop group, a ring for a new TV series (more of which in the New Year) and a charm bracelet celebrating diversity that was exhibited at the V&A. Each bespoke piece is as different as the person who commissions it.
So what happens if you decide you’d like us to make you a piece of jewellery? Well, we start with a chat to find out what you want, we look at photos and pictures together for inspiration and then we start designing the piece for you. When you’re happy with what we’ve come up with, we then decide on the best process to use to realise your idea. One of our favourites is wax carving. Jana will carve the wax by hand in the studio: