Sunday, October 5, 2008

New ring

Well, this is a pretty momentous day because not only am I finally selling a ring for the first time, but I actually managed to tear myself away from reading the manuscript of Midnight Sun for a bit to head down to my workbench, fire up the torch, and make not one, but two rings ready for sale. I figured I've neglected the shop long enough while worshiping at the altar of Edward Cullen.

Here is the first one, named Alice (heh heh - you probably won't be terribly surprised to find out that she is named after one of the characters from Twilight). Featuring a nicely sized lemon chrysoprase cabochon - 10mm, to be exact - in a bezel setting, sitting atop the hand-forged band made of 12g sterling silver wire.

The chrysoprase is a really pretty color, a pale yellow-green. She is available in size 6, but if you'd like this in a different size, I can custom make it for you for an additional 2 weeks.


Tracy said...

Oh, Hazel, that is ring is a beauty! Loving that lemony chrys. cab!! You did a super job--it is so elegant, a very timeless piece. Glad you're now able to balance the creating and reading...LOL!...I know the feeling! Happy Days ((HUGS))

Hazel Designs said...

Hi Tracy! Thank you so much - I'm so happy that you like this one. I barely managed to balance creating and reading - it's SO HARD!

Protege said...

May I ask if you are designing (and making) jewelry for a living? Or is it just some extra hobby on the side? It is all very lovely. I have always wanted to design and make my own jewelry. Perhaps in next life.;)

Hazel Designs said...

Protege, I wish jewelrymaking is my full time job, but I actually have a day job and do this as a hobby. Someday I hope to make it full time, though - that's my dream! Thanks for your kind words :)