A Ring, A Bangle and the Time Tower

May 23, 2009

This is a 18kt yellow and white gold tourmaline and diamond ring. I like making rings that lean towards the so-called ‘art’ genre. This one was first carved in Matt purple wax and the cast into silver. After I have cast it I finish it off the the nth degree, and then I mould it, […]

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Finished Jewellery and Gear Gun Completed

May 19, 2009

This is an asymmetrical pearl bangle I made for one of my favourite customers, Lynda. The bangle required smooth and fused sections for the design, and I was most careful not to over fuse on a smooth surface. The the fusing texture is very strong visually. It very easily overrules the smooth if to much […]

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Anne’s Birthday Presents

May 14, 2009

Today is Anne’s birthday. I made this ring for her. This is an event of no small significance in the Meevis household. Planning for this event normally starts four or so months before the due date. Design decisions. Cost decisions At what time must Hans start the work decisions. That kind of stuff This is […]

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The Gear Gun Reaches Proto-Type

May 9, 2009

On the one side of our galaxy are the race known as the Barbarians. A carnivorous reptilian species that think of human beings as food. On the other side is us–the food source. In the middle are the outsiders, a inter galactic task force that has been sent here from other galaxies to prevent the […]

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This Here and That There.

April 19, 2009

  I know, this is not a one-off original design. But I think that out of the many rings that I have made, she just LOVED it much more than some more complicated ones I have made for other people. And that is all good. A bright shiny person and a bright shiny ring and a child-like […]

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A Carved Rose Quartz Spinning Ring.

April 10, 2009

A new commissioned spinning ring. The main stone is a carved and faceted Rose Quartz. Rose Quartz is always slightly milky, and I love that. I has a soft misty look. I carved the pavilion so that there were star flashes that had a diffused look to them. From the technical point, I first facet […]

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The Gear Gun Goes Forward

April 4, 2009

I have been receiving regular GEM’s. (Galactic E Mails) from my Outsider friends. Mostly, they are concerned as to how far my gear gun manufacture is progressing. It is a problem for me, because they don’t understand the concept of money, payment of rent and the purchase of MacDonald’s hamburgers. I try to tell them […]

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A Ring and a Niobium Flower

March 29, 2009

This is a wide repousse ring made out of 18kt yellow and white gold. I set .35ct diamonds in it and she weighs 15 grams. That is my target weight. My latest ‘gier’ (craze) is to make some flowers out of metal. I saw this method in a video, (see my previous post). This one […]

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A Pendant, a Ring, A Rose and a Fish Dish

March 26, 2009

  This is a new replacement pendant I have finished. Blued titanium and 18kt yellow and white gold shape of St Maarten. The gold line denotes the two sides of the island. The top is France which is also known as the side with the permanent lunch time, and the bottom is the Netherlands side, […]

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Gold and Titanium Ring, A Pendant and a Story

March 22, 2009

Here are three pictures of a 18kt yellow gold and titanium ring I made, set with melee diamonds. I first drill and file the center titanium part out of a 4mm piece of plate. Then I file it into shape, drill the holes for the diamonds and pavé set them. Setting stones pavé into titanium […]

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