The new book "1000 Rings" by Lark Books arrived yesterday and it
is awesome. It is not meant to be instructive but the images will
set your imagination on fire.
Sorry, I have to disagree with you to a very great extent. Most of
the images I saw were of hideously shaped rings, large with
protuberances and unfit to be worn on a 24/7 basis, let alone for
more than a few hours, at best. Granted, many of the designs and
techniques provide food for thought.
However, the rings I produce are made for the "less elite", those
desiring a simple, reasonably priced, well-made ring to wear
continuously on their finger for their entire life. These "less
elite" allow me to make a rather good living. My father, rest his
soul, long ago taught me to provide quality at a fair price, no
matter what you do - I, to this day still live by his maxim. It
works for me - I don't advertise or use a website. Previously
satisfied customers provide referrals and often request additional