Sterling Silver Scrimshaw + Turquoise Ring
Bring the Ocean to your hands with this hand forged Scrimshaw and Hubei Turquosie Ring.
According to American History Scrimshaw began in the late 18th or early 19th century as the art of carving whale bone or Ivory aboard whaling ships. The crew, sometimes on voyages as long as four years, woud use their leisure time between hunting to craft using the hard parts of the whale which were readily available.
This Ring is a size 8 and features a scrimshaw made of bone depicting a sailing vessel with a Hubei Turquoise all set in Sterling Silver. The face of the ring measures 25.5x19mm. Ring shank is 8.5mm wide.
Sterling Silver materials are 99% recycled. These have been using a casting system.
Items made of Sterling Silver oxodize or begin to show tarnish in sulfuric atmosphere or even when it is near other metals. It's the artist recommendation to keep silver items sperate from other metals and to store them in a sealed compartment with an anti-tarnish tab.
To polish your items it is recommended to use the yellow "Sunshine" cloth provided to you at time of purchase. This will keep you piece looking its best
I take great care in getting your items ready to ship. Everything from a final shine, a note to you, a double check that your item is to my high standard. My goal is that you receive your item in confidence and assurance that it has been forged with great care. That being said there are some thing that should be mentioned...
Artist is not liable for lost or stolen items caused by the shipping company. Once it leave the studio I have no control.
Items are not returnable or refundable unless there is a manufacture flaw. If your piece came to you and did not reach your expectations or there is a major issue, please contact the artist.
My most common way of shipping items is as follows: each peice purached will come in its own Kraft jewelry bow, wrapped in twine and sealed with a little personal note. Your piece will then be placed in a white bubble wrap mailer and sent first class USPS. At the time of shipping you recieve tracking and shipping information through e-mail.
If you would like to purchase insurance or signature confirmation to your item please inform "Pleasent Bay Gallery" through message at the time of order. Additional costs may be added to your order and charged to you before time of shipping.
Please note: Artist is not liable for lost or stolen items caused by the shipping company. Once it leave the studio I have no control.