These forged, rustic wedding rings can be made from new precious metal or can include gold inherited by you from loved ones.

  • Rocky

    I started doing these to explore more ways of getting a natural feel to rings. It started out as a general crudeness that was slightly more interesting than hammered, then developed into trying to recreate the feeling of flint. I try to be specific with each order to get the feel just right.

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  • Hammered

    I have many, many hammers and these rings take me back to my blacksmithing days, albeit on a much smaller scale. The texture catches the light very nicely, hardens the surface and can hide scratches. This is a good choice for fairly hands-on people.

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  • Forged

    I first made one of these when I had built up a certain amount of 9ct yellow gold scrap and didn’t want to sell it for the pittance I knew I would get for it. I melted it into a blob and hammered it out into a bar, breaking my hammer in the process. (I fixed and have bought more appropriate hammers since). This was before I had a rolling mill, and the end result was unusual but lovely. It’s quite a knack to melt small amounts of gold without the oxidation messing up the purity, but I’m pretty good at it now. The art is now getting the right degree of crudeness, as it has become easier with practice to make them more uniform than when I was flying by the seat of my pants.

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