I realized too late that I had my camera set on the lowest possible resolution, so these aren't the best photos you'll ever see and don't try clicking to make them bigger, it just won't work!
But here's what I've been working on all week.
The stone is Tiger's Eye Jasper and it's got the deepest mustards, reds and navy blues.
My inspiration for whatever reason was music, I cut the backplate to resemble the curves of a cello or bass and then added little cut-outs and details that reminded me of sheet music.
I also stamped a little phrase into the band. It reads: "musica del alma", "the music of the soul".
I'm very proud of it, it's only the second ring that I've ever completed in silver and I'm really pleased with how it turned out.
I haven't purchased the missing part to my tumbler yet, so this has been completely worked by hand.
The band is super thick 14 gauge silver with an 18 gauge back plate.
I'm still working on size. I'm having a lot of difficulty creating rings to size, so I'm probably going to end up if I start selling, making rings and then selling them at size.
Sorry I've been so absent lately, there has been A LOT going on around here, things that will require another post to tell you all about.
I hope you're enjoying your wonderful weekend and that the weather is cooperating for you. The rain showers went through late last night for us, so today should be sunny and bright.
Enjoy your day!