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Creative Metalsmiths

117 E Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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Custom Jewelry in 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.

Jewelry Designer

Creative Metalsmiths features a unique online gallery of custom designed jewelry from 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.

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.

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.

Quality jewelry designer offering conflict free diamonds to Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill NC!

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.

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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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Gems and Jewels:
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Whether it is designer jewelry or custom ornaments, we are your one-stop shop. Drop in to shop today!

Conflict-Free Diamonds & Jewels:
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It's important for you to know that Creative Metalworks utilizes only conflict-free diamonds and jewels in our pieces. Contact us today to learn more about how we can create custom jewelry for you.

Our Artists:
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Owners D.H. Johnson and Kim Maitland have been creating one-of-a-kind pieces since 1978. Learn more about them here:

For your special someone:
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Choosing a wedding ring can be a difficult job. If you're looking for that perfect token of love for your better half, stop by today. We offer superlative wedding rings at competitive prices.

Ethically sourced Diamonds:
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We proudly adhere to a conflict-free diamond policy and our diamonds are ethically sourced. 

Choose wisely:
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A wedding ring is one we wear for life. When it comes to choosing something for life, we need to choose wisely. But you don't need to worry because we will help you choose the best for you. 

The perfect gift.
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Looking to gift something of worth to your mother on her birthday? Stop by today.

The perfect wedding ring:
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Take a look at our unique and stunning collection of wedding rings.

Quote of the Day:
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“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” – Benjamin Franklin

Leave it to the experts:
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At Creative Metalsmiths, we provide you with a wide selection of exquisite jewelry. We also customize designs according to your needs, so call us today to get started.

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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.