🌴 MADE MYSELF SILVER STACKING RINGS💍

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Welcome back Tiger!!

What do you do when that little voice in your head…you know the one that you hardly ever pay attention to coz you way to busy doing important shit to spare a moment  to really hear 👂what she is trying to lead you towards or warn you from…so you ignore her…..but always regret that move (after the fact)  because she always proves herself to hold incredible foresight?

I’m not always great at listening to that voice in my head. I’m consciously practising on getting better…I’m no longer shit at it….but I’ve got a long way to go. In my previous post, I talked about having rocket fuel up my bum in the studio lately…well while that rocket fuel was doing its thing,

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I was putting the final touches on the new size ‘Tiny’ Arc earrings. Knee deep in all that creating, right smack in the middle…the little voice in my head says to me…in almost a whisper…

”make your self that ring you said you liked and wanted”

The little voice is referring to a Stacking ring. I really like stacking rings. They are supa cool, kinda goth looking and tribal at the same time. I wouldn’t say I’m at ‘obsessed level’ when it comes to this simple statement, but I do get excited every time I see a jeweller on Instagram whack up a very stylish pic of stacking rings available in their store.

I’ve never made a ring before…ok…that’s not true…I have made a silver ring our of Rigleys chewing gum foil.

Hands up if you are old enough to remember Rigleys gum?

That’s the extent of my experience lol.

So as I was supa wrapped up in getting the Arc earrings all done and ready for pre-order, that little voice perked up again, a little louder this time…

”yo, stop what you are doing, make yourself a stacking ring….did you not hear me the first time?”

RUDE right?  I thought so. So I went on ignoring her, but she wasn’t having it…she got serious…screaming at me, this time she shouts…

”MAKE THE FUCKING RIIIIIIIIIIIIIIING , MAKE IT NOW NOW NOW”

Shit….I got scared, pushed the earrings to one side, picked up a reel of wire sitting across from me, cut a piece off and having not a clue how to make a silver ring, by hand, without heat or solder, I  attempted to figure out how to craft a silver stacking ring.

I worked out the shaping, figured it was the same method as making a jump ring…just 10 x bigger….took me a New York minute…but I made a ring.  So very fucking pleased with myself….I reached for more wire. Suddenly I became a bat out of hell….30 minutes later….I had 5 rings.

😂😂😂😂😂

I literally could not stop. Rocket fuel up my bum for real !!!!

I styled two singular rings and a few very nice coil rings- they look like three or four rings together. 💓 💓💓 💓

Before I  allow myself to give myself full props on pumping out these out in wicked time….as well as many fist bumps for them not looking too shabby… Imma wait to see if they actually hold up to all the tasks I perform each day. So far making herbal tea, holding herbal tea, and taking selfies for the blog…10/10. 👍

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I’ll keep you updated on how well my rings are doing. Wanna be the first I tell if my rings fall apart next week lol. Join Up to the mailing list, I’ll drop updates into your inbox.

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Until next time

Shantell.x

 

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