Acanthus Pattern Diamond Ring

IMG2118This project started out early last summer, as a way to celebrate a significant anniversary. Like many women, the original wedding ring still holds emotional significance, so it was important to include her diamond into the ring as the centerpiece. My design criteria: very wide band, modern design lines, add some glitter – but not too much, and have the option of more than one color of metal.  Late November I hit on the right idea, and the ring really started to take shape.  The first photo shows the ring in the wax stage with a few design doodles.  We took the center section of the upper right sketch, the acanthus floral pattern in the left sketch, and combined with a straight band.  I wanted to incorporate some open space because of the width of the ring, and as my client hoped to have a subtle floral design worked into […]