Make Personalised Gifts with Maarib Art Jewellery
Good things take time and if you’re a giver of unique and personalised gifts you’ll know that it pays to plan ahead.
Summer souvenirs for friends and family back home, a personised set of cufflinks for your best man, a special anniversary keepsake – whatever the occasion, you need to allow 2-3 weeks and perhaps longer at busy times of year, in the run up to the Summer and at Christmas, for your unique gift to be custom made to order.
One of Saffron Souk’ best-selling shop fronts for personalised gifts is Maarib Art Jewellery. Their custom made pieces are handcrafted by Masood, a master jewellery maker. Masood works out of his workshop in Deira’s gold souk and he’s let us be a fly on the wall to take a look behind the scenes and discover what goes in to creating his unique products.
Masood typically creates rings, pendants, cufflinks and bracelets and these are just a few of his most popular designs. If you have something else in mind, message Maarib Art Jewellery and find out what they can make for you.
Choose to customise one of the standard designs in Arabic or English and in sterling silver or gold plate.
Meet Masood by messaging him via his online shop front. Once Maarib Art Jewellery has received the personalisation details, they develop the design and a hand drawn sketch is created for approval.
The approved sketch is fixed to sterling sheet silver to create a template. Tiny pilot holes are drilled in to each negative space in the design. A jeweller’s saw is then used to laboriously cut out each of the shapes in to the sheet silver.
The cut edges of the piece are filed and sanded to smooth out any irregularities. The finish of the piece is then applied – it can be gold plated, hammered for a dimpled texture or an abrasive sponge is used for a matte finish for example. This piece is being polished for a smooth and shiny finish.
Fixings and findings are soldered in to place and after a final polish, Maarib Art Jewellery’s latest creation is gift boxed.
Visit Maarib Art Jewellery and give a one of a kind gift that has been custom Made in UAE!