Oxidised Sterling Silver Wire Wrapped Ring explores the process of wrapping wire around objects and identifying the limitations of wire (point at which it would break or melt). Wrapped around a ring mandrel and pointy nose pliers then soldered together at strategic points to provide strength and stability.
When worn the ring hovers on the finger; the tighter wraps on the finger and the smaller coils float on the top of the ring. Delicate when worn, it is a striking piece.
Size P internal diameter is 13mm. The nature of the wrapped ring makes it forgiving in the sizing - it will stretch a little. The ring top is 1.2cm wide and 5mm high.
Also made to order.
Featured in Opulent Jewels in Vanity Fair for their November 2019 issue.
Designed and handmade by contemporary jeweller Kerie Tonkin in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia.
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