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Bentwood Macassar Ebony Wood Ring with Blue Lapis Inlay

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Project by BENTWOOD posted 279 days ago 2208 views 4 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Never been a “blue person” but this particular lapis has very little white and the predominant blue tones are nice and deep.

If I ever catch up on orders I plan to to “inject” some new exotic woods and inlays into my bentwood ring collection so wish me luck bending and sanding…and sanding…and sanding. :)

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com





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BubingaBill

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#1 posted 279 days ago

That looks beautiful!
What is the blue material?

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Tim Pursell

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#2 posted 279 days ago

I love lapis. So do my customers. :-)

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BENTWOOD

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#3 posted 279 days ago

Thanks Bub! The stone is called blue lapis.

Tim – Your correct, I need to incorporate more lapis for my inlays.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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#4 posted 279 days ago

Beautiful combination…. !

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 279 days ago

This is beautiful and your photography it really good. I am intrigued by how you do this.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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MAXIMUSminimus

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#6 posted 279 days ago

I too am intrigued by how you bend such a tight radius on such a small scale. Very nice!

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#7 posted 279 days ago

Wow, amazing, as usual. Awesome job

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Melman

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#8 posted 279 days ago

Thanks again, Shannon! I’ve heard that lapis has a tendency to crack. Did you have any problems with it?

Mike

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BrentKistner

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#9 posted 279 days ago

Gorgeous. :)

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woodworkerscott

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#10 posted 279 days ago

..and sanding.

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Tag84

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#11 posted 279 days ago

Wow! :)

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 279 days ago

Sweet ring, Shannon!!...............Jim

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

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SisQMark

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#13 posted 279 days ago

Stunningly beautiful!

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Eric M. Saperstein

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#14 posted 279 days ago

Very cool – I like that!

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BENTWOOD

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#15 posted 279 days ago

Thanks guys! I really appreciate the kind feedback. Have a great weekend!

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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