Archive for August 2012

Mokume Wedding Bands

These are two mokume wedding bands Iv’e finished last week. Iv’e made it from 13 layers of silver and copper. The Mokume Gane technique was developed in 17th century Japan, following the example of the layered metal technique found in the “katana” Samurai’s sword. The technique allows the forging of metal that looks actually like… (read more)

Last Silver and Gold Mayan 2012 Venus Transit Talisman

This is the last silver and gold Mayan 2012 Venus Transit Talisman from the limited edition that Iv’e assembled during the transit. It is set with rubies, diamonds and turquoise. On 5-6th June we experienced one of the rarest Astronomical/Astrological events of our time! Venus transited over the face of the Sun – literally appearing… (read more)

The Ring of Eternal Flow

The Ring of Eternal Flow The ring is a reminder for the true nature of all things – Change & Flow The eternal flow ring is based upon the ideas and concept of the philosopher Heraclitus – one of the ancient greek philosophers from the era before socrates. Heraclitus was one of the most important… (read more)

Odin’s Knot Pendant

Odin’s knot pendant is the symbol of the god Odin which appears in the Nordic mythology. The pendant is composed of three triangles joined together. Odin’s knot is based upon a well known geometric symbol called Borromean rings – structure related to geometrical mathematical equations that encompass the whole creation. Odin’s knot symbol represents the… (read more)

The Philosopher’s Ring

Here’s a nother collaboration with my brother – the master engraver Jonathan. “The Philosopher’s Ring” is a modern take on the 17th century philosopher Baruch Spinoza’s own signet ring. The ring is a symbol of courage, bravery and self-belief. It is meant to inspire the wearer to be confident and to hold on to his… (read more)