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Creative Metalsmiths

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Custom Jewelry for Raleigh

Conflict Free Diamonds Raleigh

Looking for a jewelry designer offering custom jewelry to the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill NC area? Look no further! From earrings to watches to engagement rings, Creative Metalsmiths can get you exactly what you are looking for! Creative Metalsmiths of Raleigh, NC is one of the only all-metal galleries in the southeast. The aim of their gallery is to promote unique metalwork and the artists who create it in a way that encourages and promotes a clientele who are interested in limited edition and one-of-a-kind pieces featuring conflict free diamonds and jewels.

Beautiful custom jewelry can make any outfit stand out. Nothing accents a wardrobe better than a fine selection of one of a kind pieces of jewelry. To expand your collection, pick out a gift for a loved one, or treat yourself to something special, stop in to Creative Metalsmiths of Raleigh. Our jewelry designers can assist you.

A Local Jewelry Designer

Creative Metalsmiths features a unique online gallery of custom designed jewelry. We feature the collections of jewelry designers D.H. Johnson and Kim Maitland, who have specialized in one-of-a-kind custom jewelry designs since 1978. Since that time, Creative Metalsmiths has won numerous awards for their metalwork and jewelry designs.

We take great pride in our custom jewelry work and we're committed to providing the best customer service in the Raleigh & Durham areas. When choosing a jewelry designer for custom work, it's important to consider experience and skill. Creative Metalsmiths has worked hard to create beautiful custom jewelry pieces that are timeless and classic.

Custom Jewelry Raleigh

By creating custom jewelry, you are creating a unique and lasting memory. Whether it is for yourself or for a gift, handcrafted custom jewelry is something that truly speaks for itself. The jewelry designers from Creative Metalsmiths are some of the best within the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill NC region. They have created many custom works of art and can create something wonderful for you as well.

Using conflict free diamonds is an important aspect of our jewelry creation process. We are proud of our commitment to the best jewelry, quality designs, and conflict free diamonds.

Sometimes one of the best gifts you can possibly give is a unique piece of custom jewelry. At Creative Metalsmiths, we are proud to have jewelry designers who are able to craft one of a kind works of art according to a client's specifications. Give a gift that truly says what you want it to say by giving a piece of custom jewelry from Creative Metalsmiths.

Creative Metalsmiths' jewelry designer provides one or two individual or group exhibitions each year to promote unique metalsmithing to our public in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Please see our show calendar page for dates of Creative Metalsmiths’ exhibitions.

We Provide Conflict Free Diamonds

Jewelry Designer Raleigh One-Of-A-Kind & Custom Jewelry

Creative Metalsmiths works both with stones and all metal designs to bring their customers a unique product. Don't see exactly what you are looking for? We will make you custom jewelry to give you the exact look you desire! Creative Metalsmiths' work is hand fabricated - no casting is involved. Specializing in beautiful wedding and stunning engagement rings as well as in custom design, they work hard to bring you one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. Creative Metalsmiths also have an inventory of mokume wedding bands on hand. 

Custom jewelry is one of the best ways to tell that special someone that you're thinking about them. By creating a beautifully unique piece of jewelry in their honor, they'll know that they are truly treasured and cared for. Speak with one of our jewelry designers to learn more about creating unique custom jewelry.

Creative Metalsmiths invites you to stop by their store to see their complete line of finished pieces, including wedding and engagement ring sets, and their collection of loose gem stones that are available.

Please call concerning current inventory and custom orders!

Jewelry Designer Raleigh Also available upon request Creative Metalsmiths can post photographs of pieces on hand that you may be interested in that are not already in the online gallery.

Creative Metalsmiths is proud to be a member of the

Creative Metalsmiths offers conflict free diamonds, custom jewelry and a skilled jewelry designer to Raleigh, NC and the surrounding areas.

A Sense of Color: Three Generations 

The first Invitational Enamel Show featuring three generations of enameling from East Carolina University! Work by Professors, Alumni and current graduate students will be on display the month of May. 

Jewelry Designer Raleigh

This month, Creative Metalsmiths is featuring a special show for Enamel Artists from East Carolina University. We are featuring exciting work from Professors, Alumni, and current Graduate Students from the University. We will be participating in Chapel Hill's 2nd Friday Art Walk, on May 8th from 6-9pm, and we will have a "Meet the Artist" event on Sunday, May 17th 12-5pm. The work will be up for the entire month of May. We hope that everyone is as excited about the work as we are! Listed below are the featured Artists:

Participants: A Sense of Color


 Ken Bova

 Mi-Sook Hur

Linda Darty

Timothy Lazure



Kat Cole

Autumn Brown

Tina Lazzarine

Charity Hall

Abigail Heuss

Sharon Massey

Jennifer Wells

Kristina Glick

Kathryn Osgood

Liz Steiner

Felicia Szorad

Danielle James

Marlene True

Adrienne Grafton 


Current Graduates

Alison Bailey

Sarah Loch-Test

Barbara McFadyen

Zachery Lechtenberg

Products & Services

Wedding Bands, Married Metals, Mokume, Kimb, 18k Gold, 14k Gold, Sterling, Mosaic Gold, Shakado, Contemporary Jewelry, Ring, Celtic Jewelry, Repair, Custom, Pearls, Color Stones, Inlay, Niello, Enamel, Contemporary Glass, Engagement Rings

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Stunning designs:
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Popping the question this holiday season? Visit us today for our intricately designed engagement rings that are sure to result in a positive response!.

We stay conflict-free!
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We use conflict-free diamonds in our jewelry creation process. Stop in to see our quality pieces for yourself!

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We maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business and are proud to have been a BBB-accredited business since 2006. Count on us for beautiful custom jewelry!
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Placing an order with us is simple! Just visit our website!

Happy Halloween!
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Whether you're staying at home, going to a festive party, or trick-or-treating, we hope that you have a fun and safe Halloween! 

Show Your Love:
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The best way to show someone you love them is with custom jewelry made from scratch and designed in a unique way. Creative Metalsmiths is the local jeweler to trust for custom jewelry. 

The Perfect Gift:
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Custom jewelry is the perfect gift for any occasion. Visit Creative Metalsmiths for one-of-a-kind jewelry.
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A lasting memory:
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Create a lasting memory with our unique, custom-made diamond jewelry. Stop by our store to view some of our beautiful pieces.

Jewelry repair:
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If your favorite necklace is broken, there's no need to throw it away! Stop by our store to receive repair services from our talented staff.

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Areas Served

  • Al
  • Allens Level
  • Allensville
  • Asbury
  • Bahama
  • Bilboa
  • Braggtown
  • Brassfield
  • Briarcliff
  • Brooksdale
  • Butner
  • Bynum
  • Cabes Ford
  • Caldwell
  • Calvander
  • Carrboro
  • Cates
  • Cedar Grove
  • Chapel Hill
  • Cozart
  • Creedmoor
  • Crutchfield Crossroads
  • Dodson Crossroads
  • Dogwood Acres
  • Durham
  • Efland
  • Eno
  • Eubanks
  • Fairview
  • Farrington
  • Fearington
  • Fearington Village
  • Few
  • Fox Run
  • Franklinton
  • Frissom
  • Glen Lennox
  • Gorman
  • Griffins Crossroads
  • Gum Springs
  • Hester
  • Hicks Village
  • Hillsborough
  • Huckleberry Spring
  • Hurdle Mills
  • Keene
  • Lowes Grove
  • Lyons
  • Moriah
  • Mount Energy
  • Mountain View
  • Mt Energy
  • Mt Tirzah
  • Nelson
  • North Side
  • Orange Factory
  • Pittsboro
  • Plantation Acres
  • Pocomoke
  • Purnell
  • Quail Roost
  • Redwood
  • Rocky Knoll
  • Rougemont
  • Roxboro
  • Sandy Plain
  • Schley
  • Silk Hope
  • Somerset
  • Terrells
  • Timberlake
  • Weaver
  • Wilton
  • Youngsville

Established: 1978


  • North Carolina Society of Goldsmiths
  • Piedmont Craftsmen's Guild
  • American Craft Council
  • Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild.