|Silver Stacker Facet Ring by Cari-Jane Hakes on etsy|
There was also, at the macro scale, this Faceted Ecological Skyscraper for Madrid by Addler Elizalde Lozano (click here for more information)
and finally this beautiful bronze facet vase by David Wiseman (see here).
I have some ideas for bigger pieces (personally I blame this on being an architect) but really, I wanted to challenge myself to create some more pieces for the 'Essential Simplicity' series. A piece that can be worn with other rings, a piece that you almost forget is there, on your body, because it has just become part of you.
I've made the 'gem' from recycled silver which I have then faceted. Each one is therefore unique. I love the little bubbles that you find in this recycled product. As they say, it's the imperfections that make something / someone beautiful.
It's a ring for a woman who likes to wear her individuality on her fingers. She likes to talk with her hands and walks with her head held high!
Elsewhere, my bench showed signs of a busy day
|Workbench in 'Friday Frenzy' mode|
|Oyster, work in progress, 20 May 2011, Cari-Jane Hakes.|
Bon Weekend mes amis! Here's to a couple of days of lifting our faces to the sky and stretching out our hands and letting them idle for a while.
Post Scriptus : you know that the above is advice to myself, because obviously I will probably still be re-photographing for the Etsy shop makeover!