A while back, a friend of mine in Italy found an old car engine in a river. It had been there some time and was very corroded:


He sent me these bits from it:


And today, I finally started work on a piece using them:


They will be set, left to right, with a demantoid garnet, a tsavorite garnet and a brown diamond.

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Comment by 2Roses on September 17, 2010 at 8:47am
The advantage of Europe, where you can find old Roman engine blocks laying about in rivers.

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