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Alithea Design
Alithea Design

Alithea Design

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Introduction: As Founder at Alithea Design I provide my Clients with expert diamond and jewelry making advice and high quality results on custom made designs. With many years of experience in this process and many repeat Clients across the US and internationally, I am committed to delivering a high quality result for an exceptional value. I believe that we can set new standard for the jewelry making process – one with honesty, integrity and ethically sourced materials in the diamond and jewelry acquisitions we create at Alithea Design. My passion derives from the important part I play in those special moments that come from creating a beautiful piece of jewelry or one-of-a-kind gift for those special occasions or milestones in people’s lives.

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Hired 97 times

25 similar jobs done near you

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3 employees

13 years in business

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Cash, Credit card, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle

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This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Wear gloves during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

Featured Projects
  • Custom Pendant Logo Design

    Approx. $1500

  • Art Nouveau Gem stone ring

    Approx. $5500

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Customers rated this pro highly for responsiveness, work quality, and professionalism.

Exceptional 5.0

85 reviews


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Robin M.

Jewelry Services

John was exceptionally professional and a pleasure to talk to as we went through the whole process. He was very responsive and talked me through every step of the process. The workmanship of my new stone set into my ring is exquisite and I am so very happy with it! I highly recommend him for your jewelry service needs!
Alithea Design's reply
Robin, Thank you. I enjoyed our collaboration!
Jun 13, 2020
Denise G.

Jewelry Services

John honestly exceeded my expectations all around the board. I had a vision of what I wanted and it was completely brought to life. I was asked very detailed questions about everything I wanted, to ensure I was getting exactly what I envisioned. Literally blew every area out the park. I will definitely be using this service again for all of my other visions!
Apr 5, 2021
Abdel M.

Jewelry Services

John is amazing! Helped me create this custom piece and kept me in the loop every step of the way! The prices were reasonable and the quality of the piece is amazing! I’m so happy i ran across Alethia Design! This service will be unforgettable!
Alithea Design's reply
Abdel, Thank you! It was great working with you and glad you were Wowed with the results!
Feb 16, 2021
Caitlin T.

Jewelry Services

I cannot say enough good things about John and Alithea designs. My original engagement ring and wedding band needed to be redesigned and I looked all over for someone who I could trust with my most cherished jewelry. John was extraordinarily knowledgeable and professional throughout the entire process. I was continually impressed with his attention to detail throughout the design process and that dedication paid off! I am absolutely thrilled with how my rings came out. They’re exactly what I imagined and I love showing them off! John’s professionalism, attention to detail, and skill are unmatched. If you’re like me and are hesitant to hire someone for a project online, Alithea designs will not disappoint! Looking forward to more sparkly projects in the future, but in the mean time, I’ll be here staring at my gorgeous new rings!
Alithea Design's reply
Cait, You were so great to work with and I absolutely love how your rings finished. Thank you so much for all the great communication and feedback. John
Jan 19, 2021
Linda A.

Jewelry Services

Working with John at Alithea design was a wonderful experience! John designed a beautiful boxing glove pendant for my husband for Christmas. I could not ask for a more professional company. He was so pleasant to work with not To mention he created a beautiful piece of jewelry. I would highly recommend working with John. Even though he is in another state he made me feel comfortable and confident with his professionalism. Anyone looking to create a piece of art, you need to contact John!
Alithea Design's reply
What a gorgeous piece it turned out!! Thank you Linda. Great working with you.
Dec 29, 2020
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John Vardis


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    The price of your design is custom-tailored to ensure you are free to fully explore your vision. As part of our transparent and personalized experience, I make sure the price you pay matches your exact design.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    With Alithea Design, my process is tailored to fit your purpose and vision. To start off we will discuss and explore your design to ensure you are getting the perfect piece for your loved one. Once we have identified your vision, I provide an immediate estimate of the cost and time that will be needed to create your one-of-a-kind piece. This is so we can stay aligned on the time and resources needed throughout the design process. Once we determine the project timeline, I provide you with a quote that we stick by and a 3D rendering of the design for your review and approval. Once we receive approval, we kindly request a 50% deposit in order to start and the balance is settled upon completion.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Master Diamond Cutter (AIDC) Diamonds Graduate (GIA) Masters in Business (MBA) Bachelors of Arts (BA)

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