Matching pair of diamond-anniversary rings. Rings are 18k yellow- and white-gold, respectively, with celtic-knot accents in the corresponding metal – yellow on white, white on yellow.
Entirely hand-forged and polished – an exercise in patience. 11,000 layers of 1090/1040 steel kobuse-welded around a soft-iron core. Dimensions taken from a Kamakura-period Bizen. Fitted with a quilted-maple saya to reflect my western sensibilites.
18k White Gold pendant, set with a pair of elk-ivory buttons. Satin finish with mirror highlights. Shown with matching elk-ivory earrings.
Small dovetailed walnut chest, with forged
iron hardware from extant 18thc New