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”
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!
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.
We are proud to show this set off, check out the rest of the photo’s!
Rosewood band with shot gun shell inlay
Yes! It’s true! We inlayed a shot gun shell casing into a ring! Why, you ask? Our dear customer’s father was a fallen soldier. After the honorary twenty-one gun salute at his funeral, one of the casings was picked up as a remembrance.
The ring will be a surprise wedding ring for the son of the Veteran from his loving wife-to-be! How beautiful! Not only will it be a symbol of the couples commitment to each other but also, a reminder of the sacrifices we must make and the courage it takes to do so!
An Ocean of Love Ring Teak with Birch liner with plastic samples (from the Pacific Ocean) and various crushed stones.
Land before Time Ring Padauk with Dinosaur Bone and Meteorite inlay
Here at Simply Wood Rings, we’ve inlayed many interesting objects into our customer’s rings. A marine biologist studying the effects of plastic on sea life wanted to incorporate plastic into her ring! A man who believed the essence of a being is contained in the hair had us inlay his own hair in the form of a dread lock! We’ve inlayed dinosaur bone, provided stones, flowers, sand from around the world, meteorite, wood, crystals, and even glitter! The possibilities are truly endless!
Being able to provide customers with objects that are with meaning that will comfort, encourage and honor their love is an opportunity we’ll never take for granted!
View more examples of our incredible inlays at our Gallery!
Simply Wood Rings Gallery.
We’ve been busy this summer creating rings that are unique to the people that wear them. People have sent us all sorts of materials – woods, sands, shells, and stones. We always encourage our customers to incorporate materials that are meaningful to them in their design. Well one customer sent us a broken major league baseball bat. The bat previously belonged to Michael Bourn of the Atlanta Braves. We were able to inlay the broken pieces of Pro Maple into a silver ring for our baseball-loving customer. Batters up!