|Detail of back plate to Forest Ochre ring by Cari-Jane Hakes|
|Detail of cabochon by Cari-Jane Hakes|
|Back plate detail by Cari-Jane Hakes|
|Edge detail of Forest Ochre ring by Cari-Jane Hakes|
When I fished this piece out of my polishing tumbler, even I was surprised at its beauty. The mix of deep ochre red and forest green combined with the stunning clarity of the leaf imprint on the hidden underside. Oh, I wish I could be a 'fly on the wall' when she opens it and sees it for the first time! I hope she feels the love and the attention that her family intend for her through the organisation of this gift.
As always, I'm so honoured to be part of this process. It's the best part of my job!