Astrophyllite and Sterling Silver Large Cocktail Ring, Wide Band, Size 9, Handmade Sterling Silver Ring, One of a Kind
A strikingly beautiful stone, this specimen of astrophyllite is from the Kola Peninsula in Russia. In the accompanying photos, I tried to show you the beautiful flashes of coppery orange found in the depths of this stone. It's truly gorgeous!
The sunflower setting I hand forged from sterling silver using a technique called repousse. This is when you hammer a pattern onto the metal which is resting on a bowl of softened pitch. Afterwards I hand sawed the pattern and mounted the setting onto a size 9 textured band. The sterling silver has been oxidized to darken the metal and the high spots were polished shiny.
Metal: Sterling silver
Ring Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-3/4 inches (5cm x 4.5cm)
Stone: Astrophyllite, 30mm x 22mm, oval
Ring Size: 9
Band Width: 5mm
The ring will come packaged ready for gift-giving.