Sapphire Earrings: Part Two

Now that the wedding that these were made for has passed (and very happily too) it’s safe to post the pictures!

Here’s the finished result of all that careful making:

I’m very plesed with how they polished up and the bride was delighted too!

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Sapphire Earrings: Part one

Today I spent some time working on a something for a family friend, making sapphire earrings to match a piece that she’s going to wear on her wedding day.

It was something of a rush job so instead of making a wax carving to cast or getting them put into CAD/CAM production I opted to go all old fashioned and make them totally by hand:

It was actually really nice to get engrossed in something a little different from my usual work, and to have a bit of a challenge too.

So now they’re ready to polish and, after that, the stones will go in (probably sometime next week):