Statement Silver Ring

£590.00

A huge, statement silver ring, hand forged from one piece of luscious thick silver and inspired by the deep and funky sound of the bass guitar.

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Description

Statement Silver Ring

A huge, statement silver ring made for flamboyant days when you need to feel totally on it.  It is hand forged from one piece of luscious thick silver, and as a result, feels fantastic on your finger.  I never make the same thing twice consequently this statement silver ring is a one-off piece. This super-bold ring is number 6 from my ongoing series of unique hand sculpted rings.

Inspired by Music and Synaesthesia

I am synaesthetic which is a neurological trait where my senses cross.  Therefore I have a strong visual impression of shape, colour, movement and sometimes texture when I hear music.  Unusually my synaesthetic response to the billowing and rounded sound of a bass guitar inspired this ring. As a result, the shapes in this statement silver ring are little snippets of bass guitar music made visible by my synaesthesia. Hence this statement silver ring flows and scoops in response to the deep and funky sounds of bass guitar playing.

To see what bass looks like when I hear it take a look at this blog post where you will find time-lapse films of me doing the drawings that inspired this ring.

If you want to know more about my synaesthesia and how the Guitar Distortion Series of jewellery came about, read this

Recycled Silver

Mining silver is an environmentally invasive process, so I use recycled silver in all my work. The sterling silver I used to make this ring comes from old and broken silverware and cutlery. Consequently, I can eliminate the need for newly mined silver in my work. I melted a piece of old silverware down. Then I hand forged the resulting ingot of molten silver into this bold statement silver ring. This ring has a full UK Hallmark which guarantees it is sterling silver. For more on hallmarking and to see an image of my hallmark see my FAQ

Who Is This Ring For?

This ring is for a woman who wants a massive splash-statement silver ring with bold lines to anchor her favourite outfits.  This is the only piece of jewellery you’ll need to wear to add that complete finishing touch. An adventurous heart who chooses her individual path and opens her own doors and as a result she wants to show her individuality with the jewellery she wears. An open, honest, creative and resourceful woman with a curiosity that leads her forwards in everything she does.

  • Sterling silver statement ring
  • One off piece
  • Full UK Hallmarks
  • size UK O-R (open shank so some adjustability)
  • Not sure of your ring size? Email me with your postal address, and I will send you a free ring sizer by post.
  • W-55mm L-50mm D-30mm
  • The height of detail above finger 30mm
  • Internal diameter 19mm
  • Shining silver burnished finish
  • Comes to you protected by a handmade kimono fabric pouch and airbrushed vintage tea tin.
  • Free Shipping on all UK orders

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