Mokume Gane Sterling Silver and Shakudo Rose Cut Purple Montana Sapphire Hexagon Ring

Mokume Gane, 24-layers, Sterling Silver and Shakudo (2kt red gold).

I cut and set this unusually purple natural/untreated Montana sapphire rose cut hexagon in a hand-fabricated 14kt rose gold bezel with silver backing. The sapphire measures 0.50 carat, 4mm x 4.43mm. The ring has a sterling silver liner, domed shank, wood grain pattern, oxidized shakudo, size 7.25. Ring shank is 1.75mm wide and 1.75mm thick.

*This ring can be sized down (or up) to whatever size y0u need, plus or minus 3 sizes, size 4 up to 10.

Just let me know what size you need in the ‘notes’ section during checkout.

The Montana sapphire is from the Eldorado Bar, mined in 2019 by me(!) at Blaze ‘n Gems, I faceted it in 2022 in an apex (rose cut) flat bottomed hexagon I designed. It is natural and untreated (no heat).

 

$695.00

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  • Materials and Sizes

    Additional information

    Metal

    14K Rose Gold, 2K Red Gold, Shakudo, Sterling Silver

    Process

    Mokumé Gane

    Stones

    Sapphire

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    • Caring for Your Jewelry

      Caring for Your Jewelry

      CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR TIMBERLAKE FINE ART JEWELRY

      PRODUCT CARE INSTRUCTIONS

      To prolong the life of your fine jewelry and protect it from damage, we recommend the following care:

      Activities to Avoid While Wearing Your Jewelry:

      The following activities will expedite the speed of oxidation of your jewelry, and potentially cause damage, especially to stones. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not wear your jewelry while:

      • Swimming;
      • Using cleaning chemicals;
      • Applying lotions and perfumes;
      • Lifting heavy objects (e.g. lifting free weights, carrying metal furniture, yard work, etc.);
      • Washing dishes;
      • Engaging in any activity that results in a sustained amount of time in water;
      • Engaging in any activity with potential damage to the hands, such as rock climbing, auto repair, construction, etc.

      Recommended Cleaning of Your Jewelry:

      • Use a mild, non-abrasive soap and warm water.
      • For particularly dirty jewelry, gently clean using a soft toothbrush with mild soap and water.
      • You can remove tarnish from silver on the inside of a ring with a silver or general jewelry polishing cloth. (NOTE: if you use a polishing cloth on the patterned Mokumé surfaces, the polish may temporarily make the pattern difficult to see. The pattern should return as the metals oxidize in reaction to the environment.)
      • If a polished stone inlay has become dull, you may want to return it to us for re-finishing.
    • Ring Fitting

      Ring Fitting

      We highly recommend visiting at least two to three reputable jewelers to have your finger sized. They should use standard fit sizers, and they should agree on the size. It is also important to tell the jewelers how wide your ring will be since width is a determining factor in sizing.

      Meteorite rings and rings with inlay cannot be re-sized.

    • About Mokumé Gane

      About Mokumé Gane

      What is Mokume?

      Translated from Japanese, Mokume Gane means wood eye metal. It is a layered metal that is used to make jewelry and other fine crafts. It was first developed by Denbei Shoami, a Japanese master metalsmith, for use as decoration on sword hilts and handles.

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    • Options for Special Orders

      Options for Special Orders

      A special order based on this design can be created. Special order pieces can be made in most metals, and the inlay, center stone, and accent stones (if applicable) can be modified based on your preferences in most cases. Please contact us for more information using the “Ask us a Question” form on this page.

      Special order delivery time is 4-6 weeks. Rush deliveries are available for an additional fee. Engraving is available upon request and ranges in price from $15-$30.

      Every piece is handmade. Variations will occur.

      For a completely custom design, please visit our Custom Designs page.