Three Post-Apocalyptic Cocktail Rings

These were amongst the first of my iron pieces. The idea for these cocktail rings came from a visit to a derelict garage in Glasgow. Amongst the debris of wrecked cars, tyres and gas-cylinders, were champagne bottles, a discarded shoe, a broken glass and a soggy feather boa... an apocalyptic cocktail party to which I had not been invited.

Made from corroded table leg, silver, green CZ, garnets, a very pale citrine, pale amethyst, blue topaz, garnets, rusted iron conduit, peridot, tourmalines and a lemon citrine.

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Comment by Manya Tessler on May 7, 2011 at 2:33pm
I love how you fabricate such amazing, precious jewelry from objects that most of us overlook.
Comment by The Justified Sinner on March 29, 2011 at 4:01pm
No piece of corroded iron is overlooked!
Comment by Catherine Witherell on March 29, 2011 at 3:51pm
You have elevated the corroded table leg in my mind.  Now if I could just find one and then figure out how to cut it.

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