Make Your Own Wedding Rings
Making your own wedding rings is a wonderful symbol of love and offers the chance to spend a memorable day as a couple. What could be more romantic than making your own wedding bands? Under the guidance of our experienced team, you will both be able to create your very own artisan wedding bands. We will do our best to incorporate any personal design requests that you may have. You can also request to use single mine origin gold. The day is fun, relaxed and informal! Follow this link to view previous customer experiences.
- Expert tuition and guidance as you both create your perfect wedding bands from scratch. Personal messages & texturing can be added.
- Refreshments and light lunch
- Photographs taken throughout the day capturing the process as you create your rings. (Emailed to you and provided in Monty’s album after session)
- Your rings will be presented to you after being Hallmarked in formal ring boxes, to keep them safe and secure until the day of your wedding.
- A bottle of fizz to enjoy at leisure after the rings have been made
Please note timings are flexible, however a typical day runs from 10am to 3pm with a break for lunch.
Material Costs Guide
The cost of materials varies, depending on what metal you choose and the thickness you would like the rings to be. Take a look at the list below to get an idea of cost of various metals. The cost estimates below are per ring depending on width/size.
Sterling Silver: No materials fee.
9ct yellow/rose gold: £300 – £600
18ct yellow/rose gold: £700 – £1,000
White gold and platinum available by request.
Melting down/re-purposing existing gold jewellery may be available prior to the experience day. Please get in touch.
OUR STUDIO – LOCATION
Monty’s studio is situated in the heart of Exeter underneath our beautiful bead shop. Our fully equipped workspace has everything you will both need to create your perfect wedding rings together. (Please note our studio is accessed via stairs).
Exeter is one of the most vibrant, attractive and historical cities in England. Why not turn your experience into a romantic weekend break! Exeter has good public transport links into the city – Central railway station and pay and display parking available at John Lewis, Princesshay and Howell Road – all within 5 minutes’ walk. Howell Road car Park offers a pay by phone app.
We ask for a £200 non-refundable deposit to secure the date of your booking, however this is deductible from the cost for the day.
The £295 balance is due no later than one week before your workshop.
Payment for your precious metal is due on the day of your workshop, and will be calculated depending on the weight of your piece on the day.
If you have a serious food allergy please make us aware of this as soon as you can.All dietary requirements (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free , etc.) happily catered for.
All genders and sexual orientations equally welcome.
We recommend dressing comfortably and practically, no open toed shoes or loose sleeved clothing.
Please tie long hair back, and bring glasses if required (safety specs are provided)
Cancellation by you
We must retain your non-refundable £200 deposit. If you cancel more than one week before your workshop and/or we have not yet ordered your precious metal, we will refund you your £295 balance and also any money you have paid us for your precious metal. If you cancel less than one week before your workshop and/or once we have ordered your precious metal, we will be unable to process any refunds.
Cancellation due to bad weather
Should we need to cancel or reschedule your visit due to adverse weather we will give you with as much notice as we can. We will reschedule as soon as possible to a mutually convenient date. If this is not possible (i.e., you will miss your wedding) we will refund you your deposit and balance, but must retain any payments for precious metals already ordered.
Cancellation by us
Should we need to cancel or reschedule your visit due to illness we will give you with as much notice as we can. We will reschedule as soon as possible to a mutually convenient date. If this is not possible (i.e., you will miss your wedding) we will refund you your deposit and balance in full.
Travel and Accommodation is not provided by Monty’s, however we do recommend inexeter.com for some excellent boutique hotels and eateries in and around the city.
It’s always a good idea to take out travel insurance if you’re coming a long way. Please note that we won’t be liable for any advance travel or accommodation costs which you have paid for yourself.