Ever wonder how we Artisan jewelry designers make our rings so round?? How do we determine the sizing? I use two secret weapons. OKAY actually these are specialized tools. The first is this ring shank (officially called a mandrel but often referred to as a shank) The mandrel is made of the finest quality steel. It's calibrated along one side so I can determine the size of the ring. The second tool is this Delrin hammer. Delrin is a thermoplastic material used in precision parts. Since it is non-marring, I hammer away to my heart's content. This hammer does not leave any marks on the … Continue Reading
I love Alene’s jewelry! It is perfect for the special gifts I give my family and friends. I know I can always find a special art piece. What is really fantastic is that each piece is “one of a kind”.. perfect for my wonderful “one of a kind” people in my life. PS. Ordering online is easy.