I'm not sure that this is very a common occurrence on the high street or in your local shopping centre but it happens here. I'm writing about it because I think that delivering that kind of service is pretty special. It's a rare thing. But it's what I do and I'm proud of it.
|Silver Malachite Stacking Ring by Cari-Jane Hakes|
I went hunting in Hatton Gardens (the jewellery quarter in London) and found THE most perfect 8mm dark green malachite cabochon. I made the ring up yesterday, to her size, so it will fit perfectly and it will be the perfect colour for her.
|Stacking Rings by Cari-Jane Hakes|
If you are a maker of hand made things please feel free to link to your shop in the comments and tell us how you go the extra mile for your customers - or if there is a particular detail or technique that you use that just wouldn't been seen on a mass produced item.
Also, check out this post by Pamela Bates over on the Merchantile Muse for some most excellent writing on this topic.