Custom Engraving

Custom Engraving Services

Check out these pictures of some specialty custom engraving projects we’ve completed to get you inspired!


Jewelry Engraving

Laser engraving starts at only $25.00! Hand Engraving is also available by an experienced jeweler.  


Knife Engraving

Our Fiber laser engraves deep into metal or wood, and that ensures your knife will be cherished for years to come.


Gun Engraving

NFA Item Engraving

NFA items including AR Lowers, Suppressors, Receivers, Barrels, and Rifle Actions.


Plaques and Crystal Awards

We sell and engrave Crystal Awards, Walnut and Red Alder Plaques, Decorative Metal Plates and Picture Frames

Our Past Engraving Designs


Personalized Engraving Adds a Unique and Special Touch to Any Gift

Ken K. Thompson Jewelry in Bemidji is your premier destination for custom engraving services in the northern Minnesota region. No longer do you have to ask, “where is the best place for jewelry engraving near me?” Our designers at Ken K. Thompson are well-versed in engraved jewelry, but that’s not all! In addition, we specialize in metal engraving, wood engraving, firearm engraving, and so much more! There are a wide variety of items that we can apply our custom engraving services for a unique and personalized gift that will keep on giving for generations to come!

When it comes to engraving, we at Ken K. Thompson Jewelry offer many unique and specialty services not available at other locations in the northern Minnesota region. One of these unique, specialty services is the fact that we have attained the FFL License for Firearm Engraving certification. That’s right, now your favorite Bemidji jeweler can engrave your firearms!

From firearms and engraved bracelets to engraved wallets and custom engraved rings for men and women alike, we’ll “etch” into a few items that definitely deserve our custom engraving services to make for a perfectly personalized gift!

Custom Laser Engraving

Custom Engraved Jewelry

As the premier jewelry store in northern Minnesota to offer custom jewelry engraving, this item is pretty self-explanatory, but it never hurts to know a bit more about our most requested engraving service! 

Name your style or type of jewelry, and there’s a great chance we at Ken K. Thompson can custom engrave it! Bracelets, pendants, designer rings, wedding bands, necklaces, and more, we’ve personalized many jewelry items for customers who want to have names, initials, and other important details engraved onto the jewelry’s surface. Over the years, we’ve had all types of jewelry come into our store for engraving, but the most popular items are bar pendants for necklaces and I.D. engraved bracelets.

Custom Engraved Engagement Rings

Having a custom engraved engagement ring makes that will make your “I Do” moment even that much more of a memorable experience! An engraved engagement ring can reflect you and your partner's personalities. We see many couples engrave initials, dates, and surnames. All of these personal touches help to make your ring feel customized and one-of-a-kind just like your love story!

Engraved Wedding Bands

Typically wedding bands and engagement rings are hand-engraved, whereas fashion rings are laser engraved, allowing us to take an ordinary design and transform it into a custom piece all your own to fit your style! 

Custom Engraved Necklaces, Bracelets, & Rings

Engraving doesn't have to be just on engagement rings or wedding bands. Custom engraved necklaces, bracelets, and fashion rings are very popular pieces to have custom laser engraved as well. Engraving not only makes a gift more special and sentimental, it further enhances the unique qualities of an item, creating a family heirloom to be passed down for generations to come. Take your bracelet, necklace, or fashion ring from an already beautiful piece to a custom engraved heirloom that will be cherished forever!

Engraved Watches

A custom engraved timepiece is the ultimate gift. There’s something special about an engraved watch that can be passed down from generation to generation. Whether it be a wristwatch or that pocket watch from your great grandfather, custom watch engravings are popular due to the amount of space available to engrave a meaningful and unique message, name, initials, and more. Engraving a watch is very personable and creates so much originality. Do you have a cherished timepiece you’d like to have engraved? Bring it into Ken K. Thompson for an engraving experience you’ll cherish forever!

Custom Engraved Jewelry

Metal Engraving & More

Being located in northern Minnesota, we at Ken K. see our fair share of knives, guns, and personal firearms brought in for custom metal engraving and gun engraving. We love this type of work, and our team of designers can’t wait to personalize and custom laser engrave your cherished knives and guns to give them that extra special custom touch.

Custom Gun Engraving

Fun fact! Did you know that Ken K. Thompson is FFL Licensed for Firearm Engraving? That’s right, we’re proud to be your licensed custom gun engraving specialists in Minnesota! Do you own a firearm like a pistol, handgun, or hunting rifle you’d like to have custom engraved? Bring it to us and our designers will apply beautiful gun engraving patterns to the stocks, barrels, or handles of your prized firearm!

We also custom engrave specific NFA items including AR Lowers, Suppressors, Receivers, Barrels, and Rifle Actions. Firearms make for an incredible gift for that special loved one in your life, especially with a custom gun engraving done here at Ken K. Thompson Jewelry!

Custom Knife Engraving

Custom engraved knives make for the perfect gift for that special someone in your life. Our fiber laser technology at Ken K. Thompson engraves deep into metal or wood, ensuring that your knife will be cherished for years to come. Whether it be a buck knife, swiss army knife, a collectors knife, or a pocket knife, bring it into our Bemidji location for a knife engraving experience that is second to none.

Custom Engraving on Awards, Plaques, & Trophies

Giving or receiving a reward? No matter the event or the occasion, there’s always a need for a custom-engraved reward. At Ken K., We can apply our custom engraving services to your plaques, trophies, medallions, and crystal awards!

Engraved Gifts & Accessories

Custom metal engraving services can be applied to just about anything, and that includes your favorite insulated steel cups, mugs, and Yeti tumblers. Take your favorite on-the-go thermos or mug and make it something completely different and personalized to you! From names to special wedding party gifts and more, we can put just about anything on your mug so you can enjoy your next beverage on the go in style!

Leather & Wood Engraving

Beyond engraved jewelry and metal engraving, Ken K. Thompson can also custom engrave your favorite leather accessories and wood relics. We work on leather goods, like engraved wallets for men, and wooden items like cutting boards. Do you have a wood cutting board you cherish? Yes, we even offer custom wood engraving services, too! Bring it into Ken K. to get it custom laser engraved!

Laser Engrave Leather Gift

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