slide31We may be sending our designs to shapeways in the end, thus working in metal is in the realm of possibility.  There exist many metal splint designs such as above.  In my initial ideation I am utterly torn between form and function- for example I’d like to do something involving silicone padding, but have it still be quite elegant.  We’ll see what I come up with.

In the mean time, here are a bunch of ring and jewelry designs I adore:

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 	Photographed by Tom DuBrock.  	  	Exhibited in The Lester and Sue Smith Gem Vault at the Houston Museum of Natural Science from November 16, 2007 through February 17, 2008 as part of the show, "Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweler."

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