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Bentwood Macassar Ebony Wood Ring with Blue Lapis Inlay

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Project by BENTWOOD posted 10-25-2013 09:16 PM 2343 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 10-25-2013 09:22 PM

That looks beautiful!
What is the blue material?

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Tim Pursell

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#2 posted 10-25-2013 09:25 PM

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

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BENTWOOD

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#3 posted 10-25-2013 10:27 PM

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 10-25-2013 11:29 PM

Beautiful combination…. !

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#5 posted 10-25-2013 11:40 PM

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

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#6 posted 10-26-2013 12:17 AM

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 10-26-2013 12:58 AM

Wow, amazing, as usual. Awesome job

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#8 posted 10-26-2013 01:28 AM

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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#9 posted 10-26-2013 02:02 AM

Gorgeous. :)

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woodworkerscott

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#10 posted 10-26-2013 02:05 AM

..and sanding.

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#11 posted 10-26-2013 02:12 AM

Wow! :)

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#12 posted 10-26-2013 02:24 AM

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

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

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#13 posted 10-26-2013 02:50 AM

Stunningly beautiful!

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#14 posted 10-26-2013 03:03 AM

Very cool – I like that!

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BENTWOOD

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#15 posted 10-26-2013 03:26 AM

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

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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