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What Makes the Rings Glow in the Dark?

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What Makes the Rings Glow in the Dark?

One question I often get asked is how do I make my rings glow. While it may look like  magic, its not- It's just plain science. Glow in the dark — also known as luminescence— simply requires chemicals that can store energy when exposed to light. These substances are called phosphors. Phosphors radiate off visible light after being exposed to UV light.  This means you have to expose the items to UV light for a while before they will glow. They slowly release their stored energy over time. As they release the energy, they emit small amounts of light, which we see as glowing. Two of...

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New Designs

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New Designs

As I put the final touches on the website, I am slowly starting to turn my attention toward new designs. I often produce One-Off pieces to see how my ideas look & feel in the real world. I start by sketching out my ideas, once I have a form I like, I carve a model out of wax, If I'm happy with the design at this stage, I move on to casting the jewelry in metal. The finished pieces have to speak me, have correct form, fit, and overall aesthetics. I want the wearer to feel what I feel, when they wear one of my pieces. 

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