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Jewelry Engraving Services

Add a personalized touch to your most treasured pieces. 

Jeweler engraved a ring


Jewelry Engraving

Add a personalized touch to your most treasured pieces. 

Jewelry Engraving: A Spark of Sentiment

Your jewelry is more than just a fashion statement – it’s a personal one.

If you’re looking to add that personal spark to your jewelry, engraving is a great way to personalize your most sentimental treasures.

Whether you’re looking to add the raw charm given by a hand engraving, or want to get something inscribed with the clean, finished look of a machine engraving, Kosmima is proud to offer engraving services that can make your pieces truly special.

Two yellow gold engraved rings with one ring nestled inside the other, both resting on a black surface.

What’s the difference between hand engraving and machine engraving?

Yellow gold engraved ring rests on a wooden brown surfaced

Hand and machine engraving are two different methods of engraving that make use of distinct techniques and tools. Both methods can be used to inscribe dates, names, and designs onto a given piece of jewelry. Both methods produce aesthetics that are radically different from each other.

Hand Engraving

As its name suggests, with hand engraving, a skilled artisan painstakingly inscribes an engraving into your jewelry with a variety of handheld tools. This human touch ensures that each etch is unique in both depth and width, cementing the individuality of your personal engraving. Importantly, our services also extend to hand engraving family crests, providing a means of incorporating a cherished symbol of heritage and identity into your piece.

Be advised, this method is more time-consuming and generally more costly than machine engraving. Despite this, the irreplaceable character of a hand-crafted engraving continues to make it a popular service. It’s highly sought after by those desiring to add a distinct and personal touch to their jewelry.


Machine Engraving

Unlike hand engraving which relies on manual tools, machine engraving utilizes a mechanized rotary tool to create inscriptions. This tool rotates at extremely high speeds to etch the designs onto the surface of the piece. The depth, width, and speed can all be precisely controlled, which means that the engraving itself can follow a set of clear specifications. 

Machine engraving is an excellent option if you’re looking for a clean aesthetic – or if you

want your design specifications to be met exactly. Because the process is faster, and requires less skill, it generally is cheaper than hand engraving.


What our Clients are Saying

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I can’t express how amazing Pano and Cathi were with helping me find an engagement ring. They walked me through the entire process with care and patience. I ended up learning a lot, actually! They also managed to get everything done in a short amount time and for that I’ll always be grateful. My fiancé gets a lot of compliments too. Please consider paying them a visit for your jewelry needs!
Kara Brickman
Kara Brickman
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Pano did such a lovely job on our wedding bands. They are exactly what we wanted and we plan to go back to him for other pieces in the future. Pano and Cathy are simply lovely people who are a pleasure to do business with.
Kassi Stein
Kassi Stein
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Pano beautifully restored a ring passed down to me that has a lot of sentimental value. It may not be worth much money but it's worth a lot to me, and he did an amazing job restoring the prongs that had worn away. Kathy helped me to find a cross for an upcoming baptism, one that would suit a Greek Orthodox ceremony. Working with them was such a pleasure and I will be back whenever I need anything fine jewelry related!

Jewelry Engraving FAQ

We can engrave all types of jewelry as long as there is enough space on the surface.

Popular pieces that clients bring in to be engraved are wedding rings, engagement rings, pendants, and bracelets. We can engrave any personal treasure. If you’re unsure if your piece can be engraved on, please contact us or visit our showroom, and we will be glad to help.

You can get dates, names, quotes, and even designs engraved onto your jewelry.

Some popular ideas are getting a special date inscribed onto the inner side of your ring, or having a quote engraved onto a pendant. Small little inscriptions like these are a great way to personalize your piece without changing the aesthetic that you initially fell in love with.

If you’re thinking of a way to enhance and personalize the look of your piece altogether, you can add intricate designs onto your jewelry with our hand engraving services.

For more inspiration, feel free to visit our local studio in Brookline, MA, for a complimentary consultation.

It’s hard to give an estimation of the timeframe it takes to get an engraving done, since every job is different and our bench capacity can vary.

For an estimation of a timeline, please get in contact with us. If you have a deadline, it’s best to get in touch with us at least a few weeks in advance prior to the date.

Get in Touch

Have any questions regarding an engraving project for your jewelry? Contact us for a free consultation to see how we can help


+1 617-739-8584



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