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boulder opal ring …

Love this ring and enjoyed making it! Australian boulder opal set in sterling silver.

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more boulder opals …

To find the perfect enhancement for these boulder opal pendants I’ve used the ancient Korean technique of Keum Boo – 23k gold permanently bonded to sterling silver.  I think the subtle addition of gold gives more life to the silver … Continue reading

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… and one more …

This is the ring that started it all. It was an order that I had some problems with at first, finally it behaved itself and stopped cracking. website: http://www.robinphillipsjewelry.com.au or ‘like’ my page on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Robin.Phillips.Jewelry

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another vitreous enamel ring …

Here’s another enamel ring, this one has lovely Autumnal colours. I’ll be posting more over the next few weeks. So much fun designing and making these! Sterling silver and vitreous enamel. Available through my website: http://www.robinphillipsjewelry.com.au website: http://www.robinphillipsjewelry.com.au or ‘like’ … Continue reading

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vitreous enamel rings …

I’ve been busy making enamel rings. Usually I enamel on fine silver, but because rings need to be sturdy I’ve used sterling silver. This image is of the front and back. I love the colour change! Available through my website: … Continue reading

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Boulder opal ring …

No birds this time, just one of my favourite rings. I made this a few years ago and haven’t been able to part with it yet. The design was inspired by the earth’s strata where this opal was formed millions … Continue reading

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Domed Opal Necklace … getting started

First, choose your opal. The one I’ve picked was given to me so it has special meaning.  It’s a solid Australian opal (of course) and a very unusual colour – butterscotch. I’ve never seen an opal like this before. It … Continue reading

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