Machina Wedding Rings
This week I finished a commissioned pair of Machina wedding rings in 18ct white gold.
I often use a combination of casting and fabrication for Machina pieces - the external wire on 'her' ring was soldered in place after the casting was cleaned up.
The band was carved from wax, with the cast frontpiece applied with superglue (burns out well during casting!). A wax wire was then applied either side of the frontpiece to visually integrate the two parts of the ring.
'His' ring was entirely carved from wax, as he wanted just a slight hint of Machina. Here is the original sketch: