I began with a small Green Copper Turquoise Calibrated Cabochon, which is just a fancy name for the type of semi-precious gemstone this ring features, and used 3 pieces of Copper wire to twist and turn and weave my way into making this beautiful ring for the special person that ends up owning it and giving it life as it patiently waits in a gift box for it's owner. After I was done constructing this ring and sanding down all the edges I dipped it in a oxidizing solution to antique it and then I took my Dremel ( a rotary drill tool) with brass brush drill bit and sanded off all the upper layers so as to give a
"two-tone" look to the wire adding a dramatized yet artistic look to it, almost like a painter uses paint to highlight certain parts of his painting...I did the same thing except I substituted an oxidation solution for paint! I love how the results came out and am excited to post this one! The color the copper came out really highlights the green in this stone as well as the streak of copper that is in the stone itself! After antiquing the ring...I used Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax to finish it off and make sure that the ring itself does not tarnish any further. I also am storing it in a gift box with a non-tarnish strip so no further oxidation is possible!
The stone part is:
2 cm wide x 1 cm long
Comes gift packaged as shown in picture. I will be happy to add a personalized card if this is a gift for someone at no extra charge and I can also wrap it neatly in pretty gift box paper by request!
A little information about the gemstone: Green Copper Turquoise
"Today, green turquoise is highly sought after by jewelers and collectors. The mining for green turquoise has drastically slowed down since the 1990s due to depleting sources. Thus, many are now buying it as an investment. Green turquoise is thought to possess all the same metaphysical properties as other turquoise varieties. It was especially popular among Native Americans. Some believe that turquoise possesses protective properties. The ancient Tibetans believed that turquoise carried strong healing powers. In Chinese feng shui, turquoise is believed to carry the energy of water. For those who follow Western astrology, it is the stone of Sagittarius. For modern birthstone followers, turquoise is often worn as a traditional birthstone for December."
Must pay within 2 days of ordering or the item goes back on sale.
Each and every order comes beautifully gift packaged in a high quality, sturdy gift box.
Orders are shipped in a waterproof bubble mailer.
It should take no longer than 2 days for me to place your order in the mail.
Each package comes with a personalized, unique thank-you note with words straight from my own grateful heart. (More often than not I have been known to look at the customer's profile to see the things that he or she has favorited on Etsy so that I could get an idea of the style he or she likes. I then apply that to making a customized, small thank you gift to show my gratitude. I have always found more pleasure in giving than taking!)
Also included in your package will be personalized care instructions for your particular item, My lifetime guarantee card to keep if something happens (instructions will be on the card) as well as a coupon for your future purchase.
I can guarantee with no doubt that my package is meant to make your day!
Buyers are responsible for any Customs and Import taxes that may apply. I am not responsible for delays due to customs.
The time I need to prepare an order for shipping varies. For details see each individual item.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
*Customers may return their purchase if not satisfied within 30 days of purchase for a full refund, minus shipping.
*Refund given the day I receive the returned item in the same condition as it was received.
*For the first 60 days you may receive store credit, minus shipping, as soon as I receive the item returned in same condition sent out.
"BUILT TO LAST LIFETIME GUARANTEE"
Each piece is quality built to last so it comes with my personal LIFETIME GUARANTEE....for free! Info included in each and every package.
Also each piece of jewelry that is made of copper or silver or bronze: I have applied a gentle, non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, museum quality wax coating to the finished product so that the metal will not change the color of your skin. The metal will also not tarnish or tarnish very slowly so there will be very little, if any at all, upkeep with your piece of jewelry. The name of the wax is called Renaissance Wax and it has been used by all the famous museums to preserve their items for decades. If your piece has been antiqued, Renaissance Wax seals in the patina. Renaissance Wax will not come off on your clothing or skin when sweating etc. It is on there good. It is a thin and invisible layer that I apply with my own hands so I pay attention to each and every cubic millimeter of the piece to make sure it is up to my high standards.