THE ENGRAVING GUIDE

A custom engraving can make lifelong jewelry even more meaningful, but sometimes the right words can escape you. Luckily, our new Engraving Guide is the answer to your writer’s block. So take a look and get inspired

LS engraving

All our engraving is hand-done in Los Angeles on vintage engraving machines. We offer 2 fonts, Block and Script.

BLOCK

SCRIPT

WHAT CAN I SAY?

Classic and creative ideas for choosing the perfect engraving message.

make it personal

Universal ways to personalize an engraving

IDEAS:

• Name
• 
Initials
• 
Lucky number
• 
Astrological sign
• 
Significant date – try a birthday, anniversary, memorial date, or graduation year
• 
Coordinates – for a meaningful location

note to self

Engrave reminders or references onto your everyday, live-in-it pieces like a jewelry tattoo.

IDEAS:

• Wise words & personal affirmations 

• LIVE
• BREATHE 
• mindful
• Lucky

• Title, verses, & quotes – a reference to a poem, song, book, film, or artwork you love.

friends & family

Engraving that can turn your gift into a token of appreciation or a future heirloom.

IDEAS:

• Friendship jewelry - Update a childhood classic with pieces for your whole crew, complete with matching engravings of an inside joke, catchphrase, or playful word

• BFF
• Babes
• Feminist
• Bye
• Sisters

• The whole family - Include everyone in one engraving, or dedicate an engraved piece to each family member to start a collection you can build over time

• Family Name – Stewart
• Family Member First Initials – A+S+R

HOW SHOULD I PUT THIS?

All our options for where & how to engrave those names, numbers, letters, or words on your jewelry.

Ways to write

Engraving that can turn your gift into a token of appreciation or a future heirloom.

IDEAS:

• Names

• Title Case – Loren
• All Caps – LOREN
• All Lowercase – loren

• Initials

• First Initial – L
• First Initial Last Initial – LS
• Periods – L.S.
• No Periods – ls
• Monograms – RLS
• Lower Case – r.l.s

• Dates & Coordinates

• 5-2-09
• 5.2.09
• 5/2/09
• V.II.IX
• ‘09
• 8.26
• 8-26
• 8/26
• AUG 26