Hey, pretty rings! This sweet custom set features amethyst and Mother of Pearl in rosewood (left) and walnut (right) rings.
Often we only show you one view of a ring (so many rings, so little time!) but we thought we’d splash into the Photoshop pool to show you the many pretty and different views of the “x” inlay. Such movement!
Want to know more about how our rings are durable and different? Check out our “About Rings” page.
top: oak ring trio l: lapis lazuli “x” inlay,
center: mother of pearl,
bottom: a 360-degree view of the “x” inlay
In 1872 Ferdinand J. Herpers patented the prong setting for the Tiffany Company, who had introduced it as the “Tiffany Setting” in 1886.
It is an embrace of a setting, the prongs used in a similar way to how we use the fingers of our hands.
At SWR, we’re always amazed at how different one prong-set ring looks from another. Recently, we’ve moved away from a simple pin-mounted setting. We like to use a prong setting laser-welded to a metal ring inlay. as you’ll see below. We find they’re stronger that way, and quite striking.
rosewood, garnet, patina’d gold<
walnut, client-provided raw diamond
dark bogwood, moissanite, mother of pearl inlay
rosewood, topaz, opal inlay
rosewood and steel, moissanite
Interested in your own prong set wood ring? Get started by filling out our Custom Ring form!
There’s something about this ring that reminds us of the magical, the mythical, the fairy tale, the legendary. It’s a ring that unlocks, that graces a hero, that signifies unseen strength and depth.
It reminds us of the feeling you get in your chest, the embrace and tension, right before doing good: committing acts of kindness, making other peoples’ lives better in some small or large way. It’s the enjoyment of humanity and the collective.
Yes, we admit it. We are total and utter Romantic ring nerds. And we’re proud.
Want to be a ring nerd? Discover your magic in the shop!
Hey, do you all remember the lovely Monica and Bob, the artist-musician couple we wrote about on the blog a couple months back?
We finished their rings! And they’re gorgeous.
Bob’s ring (bottom) is made of purpleheart, lined wenge. Monica’s (standing) is the reverse. As you can see, both the purpleheart and the wenge have a crazy amount of tonal depth. The variance of wood never ceases to amaze us. We guess that’s why we dedicate a lot of our lives to it.
Want to make us a ring of a special wood or material in your life?
Matt and Tatiana thought they’d get the rings all wrapped up and head out but when they tried them on, they didn’t want to take them off! We asked them to pose for a few candids, then sent them off in the direction of a favorite neighborhood restaurant. When clients are around, the joy just does not stop!
Their rings are rosewood and mother of pearl. Like the looks of them? Check out the shop.
This is what happened when we asked them to kiss for the camera:
Ready to make your own wood wedding rings? Head to the Custom Order page!