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Sandcasting A Ring

Sandcasting A Ring
I used the stainless steel ring on the left to sandcast a copy in sterling silver. You can see how rouch and textured the band is from the sand. ...

From Reality To Silver - An Acorn's Story

From Reality To Silver - An Acorn's Story
An acorn from our Granddaddy Oak tree in our yard here in Louisiana. The ground is always covered with them every year. I used Craig Dabler's sandcasting kit to cast this one in sterling silver. I save all my scraps of silver from different projects and use them to cast things like this. So no metal goes to waste in my shop. Every bit is saved to use in casting new items. Recycling is Beautiful.

Creating New Designs

Creating New Designs
Step by step photos of creating a new ring design from scratch.

Emerald CZ and Sterling Silver Ring Hand Made by Lora Lee

Emerald CZ and Sterling Silver Ring Hand Made by Lora Lee
It's not perfect, it has flaws. I learned so much from making this one. I can't wait to make another.