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Dress Up Like You: Spalted Maple, Walnut & Silver Cufflinks

Spaulted Wood Cufflinks

Getting dressed up is difficult for a lot of people. Maybe we’d rather wear jeans. (Today in the studio, all six of us are.) But maybe, too, the “formal” dress palette can seem limited. What you wear is an expression of who you are, or at the very least, it communicates nonverbally to those around you.For example: Gustav wears dark framed glasses; Amanda wears bright blue high-tops. Joe wears his favorite thrift store tees. Yolanda wears shirts featuring her favorite bands; Cesar wears a green hat every day. (It’s not his favorite hat. His favorite hat was some years ago eaten by an overly rambunctious Victorian bulldog named Malo). At Simply Wood Rings, we like to think that we offer alternatives to the usual fare. Most often, it’s custom rings, but occasionally we’ll make a pendant or a set of earrings. Recently, we got to make a set of cufflinks, made of spalted maple with a walnut inlay and hand-worked fine silver.

Aren’t they handsome?
Spalted Maple Walnut Silver Cufflinks

Spalted Maple Walnut Silver Cufflinks

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America’s Greatest Pastime turned into a Wood Ring

There is a lot of different kind of woods out there. And we have such a huge selection to choose from in our shop. But some of the greatest rings that we’ve made have come from wood given to us by our customers. Even better, when the wood has a cool story to go with it.

Recently we had someone ask us if we could make a ring using a Louisville Slugger bat! Of course, our answer was an enthusiastic “YES”

Baseball Bat

But we didn’t stop there, we also made cuff links and a really cool ring box to keep it all in. I think the cuff links are really a unique touch! Who would have thought, cuff links made from an old baseball bat!

Baseball bat cufflinks

Our favorite part, however, was using that big Louisville Slugger logo for the box. It just seemed to work out so perfectly that the bat made such a cool box to hold the ring and the cuff links.

Baseball Bat

Baseball Bat

We are proud to show this set off, check out the rest of the photo’s!

Baseball Bat ring and cufflink set

aseball Bat ring and cufflink set

aseball Bat ring and cufflink set