Sea Gem Ring

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Project by brianadams posted 02-04-2014 10:21 PM 1590 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I tried thinking outside the box and added a little twist. A tiny sea shell as the center gem. I really like the top view of it, not as cool from the straight on angle. Really any thoughts would be appreciated, I have very mixed feelings! Lol is it tacky or cool?


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#1 posted 02-04-2014 10:29 PM

Good idea! It does look great straight on, like you said but it is a bit… odd from the side. I think that you are on to something. Maybe an inlay of the shell only half as tall. It seems to me like it might be a bit fragile or easy to snag being that tall. Just thoughts.

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#2 posted 02-04-2014 10:36 PM

Very nice.

I do agree with Brett.

That will probably be a good seller for you.

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#3 posted 02-04-2014 10:48 PM

Awesome that’s really good input! Yeah, top is cool I thought. There is some room with that style shell to be sanded down about 1/3 more so that probably would definitely help very much with the overall cosmetics of it. Thank you!


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#4 posted 02-05-2014 02:21 AM

very nice

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#5 posted 02-05-2014 02:29 PM

if you make another, i’d say sand the back of the shell with a spindle sander the same diameter as the ring, i’d say sand 1/2 the thickness off. That way the shell would fit flush with the ring and not look bulged out.


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#6 posted 02-05-2014 04:04 PM

Very good, thank you for your input! I definitely agree with these improvements.


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#7 posted 02-05-2014 07:10 PM

I like the look of the ring too. I also agree with what the other Jocks have said. If I were you I would make more of this style!!!
Show us your next ones like this.

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#8 posted 02-05-2014 10:48 PM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Beautiful Work! Thanks For Posting!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#9 posted 02-05-2014 11:20 PM

Awesome thank you guys very much, I will try something similar soon!


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#10 posted 02-09-2014 08:41 PM

Cool ring,,Brian!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 02-10-2014 03:05 PM

I think it’s beautiful, the sea shell is a great accent. The ladies will love it.

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