When an artist finds a dramatically beautiful stone, he/she sometimes feels it needs very little help from its surroundings. As in this glowing ring of Nevarez agate.
Shawn Sheyka lets this exotic agate dome hold the eye, as mesmerizing as a full moon in a clear sky. Its warm russet radiates warmth, while subtle touches of darker matrix give it interest and depth.
The surrounding silver work is simple, and takes a supporting role, but is just as interesting: the plain bezel is encircled by a narrow rim of textured silver, and the double bars of the shank are visibly hammered, for another textural contrast.
Looks are not the only attraction of this ring – it is adjustable in size! The double silver bars are substantial, but can expand or decrease.
Simply stunning, in stone, silver and finish, this is an arresting ring; original in concept, careful in execution,with that subtly fiery agate.