Barbed wire ring hand fabricated in sterling silver.
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Ladies heavy sterling silver band with a hammer finish along the center line.
Bold sterling silver bracelet. Each link and clasp are hand fabricated.
Looking east over Dillon from the volcanic hills locally know as the "M" that rises nearly 600 feet above the Beaverhead river valley, with 360 degree views that are fabulous. There actual is a "M" on the hillside; a tribute to the University of Montana Western umwestern.edu located in Dillon. An array of trails traverse the area and have been painstakingly developed through the cooperation of
Just south of Dillon MT is a favorite fishing / camping lake for locals- Clark Canyon Reservoir. This was the route of the famed Lewis & Clark Expedition: "Corps of Discovery Expedition 1803-1806"; although this body of water was not impounded here during their travels they followed the river west to the of here towards Idaho. This image was taken during the final light of a summer day~
Mini Bolo Tie in sterling silver with high-dome cut Kingman turquoise
Lighter weight than the typical western style bolo tie-casual fashion.
Super large quartz crystals likely Brazilian origin on display at the Tucson Gem Show
The beauty and artistry of rustic "Working Leather" inspires the fusion of precious metals and leather work in my series of work titled ~ Leather Accents. I have combined the soft textures of leather and metals to create works of art.
Tools of Tradition. The center piece is a stylized arrow point cut from Wyoming black jade. Primarily fabricated in sterling silver with touches of 14 karat yellow gold. Set below the jade is a fine red ruby. The necklace is linked with braided leather transitioning to silver chain
Fabricated in sterling silver this unusual bracelet holds a center piece of Wyoming black jade. The jade is hand-crafted into a stylized arrow tip and set by 14 karat yellow gold prongs. Another highlight of this bracelet is a bezel set elk ivory. A fine red ruby accents this work.
Yogo Sapphire 1/2 carat~untouched photo. Montana is know for sapphires of many colors, but a Yogo sapphire is truly “Top Shelf”. The deep blue color of a fine Yogo Sapphire is nearly unrivaled. Many sapphires and other gemstones exhibit “hints” of secondary colors. Meaning you might typically see a blue sapphire with a perhaps a touch of green. It may not be obvious at first glance,
1/3 carat Yogo Sapphire bezel set in a star pendant
1/2 carat fine Yogo sapphire bezel st in 14 karat gold
Art deco style 14 Karat gold bracelet set with a 0.48 carat fine Yogo Sapphire-super blue!
14 Karat pendant
This bracelet has been a "flag ship" work of my art for years now. The "barbed wire" motif has also found its way into several of my designs and likely shall continue to be. It is a bold design, yet the openness keeps it from being overbearing. This bracelet can be fabricated to fit the wearers wrist ideally. This stunning bracelet can also be made without gemstones/ diamonds and the design
Gentleman's Barbed Wire Ring. Hand fabricated in 18 karat rose gold and white gold. This ring was hand fabricated with heavy gold stock adding to its bold overall design. This ring is bezel set with two of the finest diamonds available: VVs clarity (almost flawless); E-F color (pure white) with superior cutting and finished polish, giving these stones extraordinary Brilliance . The total Diamond
Barbed Wire Wedding Bands. His & Hers matching wedding rings, set with diamonds. This 14 karat yellow / white gold Gent's ring is bezel set with two 1/2 carat diamonds and is made with heavy gauge 2.5 millimeter square gold stock. The inside of the ring is beveled and the area between the fingers is tapered to give a smooth comfortable fit. The Base price to fabricate this ring $3,400.00
Typically these barbed wire rings are fabricated a bit on the stout side. Mini Barbed wire rings is a series of petite sized style of rings for casual wear. Images are individual 14 karat gold mini rings; and with a normal size gents ring in silver for size comparison.
Round brilliant diamond 14 karat ring. This piece is a custom design for a local client in Dillon , Montana. She had an heirloom diamond that she wanted reset using one of my barbed wire rings. Often my work centers the barbed wire motif. In this work we centered the diamond and accented it with barbed wire design on both sides.