Flaming sacred heart ring, flaming heart enamel ring
Using the technique cloisonne enamel makes up the heart portion of this ring. It entails carefully bending pure silver ribbons of wire and fusing them to a pure silver surface with clear enamel. The following layers of enamel are colored with a layer of pure silver foil chips fused under the colored enamel. This piece took 15 firings in the kiln. After all the firings are complete the enamel gets sanded down so the wires are flush to the glass. The next step is the enamel gets sanded to a high polish, which gives a gorgeous effect of depth and translucency to the glass enamel. After that, it is bezel set in a carefully handcrafted sterling silver setting with a cushion cut garnet and carefully mounted on a handmade sterling silver ring shank. The technique is quite labor intensive but the results are a magical beautiful piece of finely handcrafted jewelry.
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