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coiled wedding band -- string wedding ring -- spool ring in solid 14k gold

coiled wedding band -- string wedding ring -- spool ring in solid 14k gold

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$2,354.00

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: 14k yellow gold, 14k rose gold
  • Made to order
  • Favorited by: 162 people
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Ready to ship in 4–6 weeks
From United States
Returns and exchanges accepted
See return policy

Description

artisan handmade eco-friendly wedding band of recycled gold

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The wire of this band will be forged and pulled by hand in the time-honored tradition of ancient metalsmiths, an art now rarely practiced. It will be made to order; please check shipping for lead time. Click "+MORE" for specifications. Find information on sizing, hammering styles, etc. at ravensrefuge.com.
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10mm x 2mm, comfort fit
14k gold -- yellow, white or rose
spool profile with wrapped wire
polished finish

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This unique ring is reminiscent of a spool with wire coiled around it, a beautiful glowing string ring. The base is cast by means of the lost wax casting process & the wire is hand pulled down to its delicate thread. Dan then winds the wire around the base & solders it at a few points to keep it stable.

The final photo shows Dan pulling the wire used in this ring. He starts this process by alloying pure gold and pouring an ingot, which looks a bit like a lumpy baby carrot. He then rolls this ingot into a square form with his rolling mill, down and down, until it is small enough to pull through circular "doors" on his gauge. Difficult to see in the photo, the wire becomes more delicate as Dan pulls it through progressively smaller doors.

The pictured ring is 10mm wide, with a base of 14k yellow gold wrapped in 14k rose gold. The gold used in this ring is entirely post-consumer, recycled gold.

This listing covers up through size 10. Size 10.25 and above, please contact us for pricing.

If you'd like to see Dan making a platinum wedding band from start to finish, check out this video:
---- > http://youtu.be/GumWojZfd-0

Also find more information on our website, here:
---- > http://www.ravensrefuge.com/

Thank you for supporting independent artisans!

p.s. You can read more about Dan and our shop here:
http://www.etsy.com/people/RavensRefuge

...and our policies here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/RavensRefuge/policy
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artisan handmade eco-friendly wedding band of recycled gold

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The wire of this band will be forged and pulled by hand in the time-honored tradition of ancient metalsmiths, an art now rarely practiced. It will be made to order; please check shipping for lead time. Click "+MORE" for specifications. Find information on sizing, hammering styles, etc. at ravensrefuge.com.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

10mm x 2mm, comfort fit
14k gold -- yellow, white or rose
spool profile with wrapped wire
polished finish

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This unique ring is reminiscent of a spool with wire coiled around it, a beautiful glowing string ring. The base is cast by means of the lost wax casting process & the wire is hand pulled down to its delicate thread. Dan then winds the wire around the base & solders it at a few points to keep it stable.

The final photo shows Dan pulling the wire used in this ring. He starts this process by alloying pure gold and pouring an ingot, which looks a bit like a lumpy baby carrot. He then rolls this ingot into a square form with his rolling mill, down and down, until it is small enough to pull through circular "doors" on his gauge. Difficult to see in the photo, the wire becomes more delicate as Dan pulls it through progressively smaller doors.

The pictured ring is 10mm wide, with a base of 14k yellow gold wrapped in 14k rose gold. The gold used in this ring is entirely post-consumer, recycled gold.

This listing covers up through size 10. Size 10.25 and above, please contact us for pricing.

If you'd like to see Dan making a platinum wedding band from start to finish, check out this video:
---- > http://youtu.be/GumWojZfd-0

Also find more information on our website, here:
---- > http://www.ravensrefuge.com/

Thank you for supporting independent artisans!

p.s. You can read more about Dan and our shop here:
http://www.etsy.com/people/RavensRefuge

...and our policies here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/RavensRefuge/policy
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For special orders, we typically require a 50% deposit up front, with the balance due upon completion (prior to shipping). We are happy to take installments for any of our items, as well, with whatever increments work for you. A deposit will get your order into our queue.

If you would like to change your order after Dan has started working on it (or after you've received it), there will be a labor charge dependent on time spent.

If you would like to pay with a personal check, please contact us prior to purchasing. In the event that we agree to payment with a personal check, the check will be held for two weeks prior to shipment of the item.

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

Returns and exchange details

We want you to be happy with your jewelry and we will do our best to meet your expectations. If you are not happy with your item, please let us know how we can remedy the situation.

For listed items, exchanges or full refunds may be made if the item is returned in original, unworn condition within 7 days of delivery. Special orders may be returned within 7 days of delivery for store credit only. (Basic bands may be returned for a full refund, even if dimensions have been customized outside of our listed items.) A labor charge for the special ordered ring will be deducted from the store credit.

Rush orders that we are able to accommodate will be returnable for store credit only. A labor charge for the rush ordered ring will be deducted from the store credit, as will the rush fee.

If we consider the sale to be final, we will notify you prior to setting up your deposit listing. Shipping costs will not be refunded.

If two rings are ordered with the clear intent of returning one and keeping the other, there will be a labor fee of $100 for the ring returned. Our return policy is meant to alleviate the concerns that arise when ordering jewelry sight unseen over the Internet. (Dan makes all of our rings specifically for the person ordering. We lose labor time when rings are ordered, for example, simply for the purpose of trying on with engagement rings.)

All jewelry must be paid for within one year of the initial deposit. In the event that an item is ordered and payment is completed six months or later from the time of the initial deposit, any requested refund will incur either a 10% restocking fee for items over $1000 in price or a $100 restocking fee for items less than $1000 in price. Shipping costs will not be refunded.

QUALITY OF WORKMANSHIP IS GUARANTEED. Though we hope it will not be necessary, if your piece needs to be repaired due to faulty workmanship, we certainly will repair it free of charge. In the event that your piece requires repair due to normal wear, we will repair it at minimal cost in addition to shipping costs.

We guarantee against loss of diamonds and gemstones due to normal wear and tear for one year post receipt. We highly recommend that all stones be checked at least once each year to ensure that they are not loose.

Any and all warranties related to workmanship and resizing will be void if another jeweler has worked on our jewelry. (Setting checks are fine as long as the jeweler has not worked on the ring.)

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Shipping policies

Listed items that are not made to order will ship within 1 to 2 business days after receipt of payment. Custom bands/wedding bands generally will ship within three to six weeks. More complicated custom order items will take between four and eight weeks for production. If we cannot complete your item within the guidelines above, we will do our best to let you know at the time of purchase.

All domestic orders will ship via USPS Priority Mail. This generally takes two to three days for delivery, but there is no guarantee on a delivery date. If you are concerned about timing, please ask us for a quote on expedited delivery. Shipping costs vary from $6 to $50 for domestic shipping via Priority Mail, depending on price of the item purchased. This includes shipping, insurance and tracking.

International orders will ship for between $40 and $120, depending on cost of the item purchased. International orders generally are shipped via USPS Express or UPS International.

**International customers, please note that it is not permissible to mail jewelry via US mail to all countries. For some countries, we may need to resort to a FedEx or UPS shipping service & these services generally cost between $75 & $150. Insurance and tracking is included.

**International customers, please remember that you will be responsible for customs charges! This shop is not registered to collect VAT/GST in any country; therefore, VAT/GST is NOT included in our pricing. Customers are responsible for any VAT/GST and/or Customs charges levied by their country on overseas purchases.

Items will be gift-boxed and sent in a priority box or padded mailer.
Listed items that are not made to order will ship within 1 to 2 business days after receipt of payment. Custom bands/wedding bands generally will ship within three to six weeks. More complicated custom order items will take between four and eight weeks for production. If we cannot complete your item within the guidelines above, we will do our best to let you know at the time of purchase.

All domestic orders will ship via USPS Priority Mail. This generally takes two to three days for delivery, but there is no guarantee on a delivery date. If you are concerned about timing, please ask us for a quote on expedited delivery. Shipping costs vary from $6 to $50 for domestic shipping via Priority Mail, depending on price of the item purchased. This includes shipping, insurance and tracking.

International orders will ship for between $40 and $120, depending on cost of the item purchased. International orders generally are shipped via USPS Express or UPS International.

**International customers, please note that it is not permissible to mail jewelry via US mail to all countries. For some countries, we may need to resort to a FedEx or UPS shipping service & these services generally cost between $75 & $150. Insurance and tracking is included.

**International customers, please remember that you will be responsible for customs charges! This shop is not registered to collect VAT/GST in any country; therefore, VAT/GST is NOT included in our pricing. Customers are responsible for any VAT/GST and/or Customs charges levied by their country on overseas purchases.

Items will be gift-boxed and sent in a priority box or padded mailer.

Additional policies

Rings or bands will be resized free of charge for three months post-purchase -- however, shipping costs/insurance will be the customer's responsibility. We will be happy to help with any subsequent resizings for a small fee.

We purchase our metals from a local refinery that deals entirely in recycled metals. We purchase our gems only from suppliers who pledge to sell conflict-free stones. We alloy all of our metal in our shop and we hand-mill all of our own stock.

Please visit www.ravensrefuge.com to find more information and a photo compilation of our hammering styles, as well as to view a gallery of Dan's past work. You are also welcome to contact us directly at ravensrefuge [!at] gmail.com.

We do not work with our customers' materials.

Dan uses only precious metals in his work. Due to fluctuations in the metal markets, our prices are subject to change without notice.

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