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Geek Ring

About this design:

A customer of mine had some scraps left over of sulfinert-treated steel, used in valving systems for sulfur detectors. It is actually 1/16" tubing. It has such a beautiful sheen to it. I made his wife a pair of earrings too, as thanks for shipping me the scraps! Picture to follow....


Sulfinert steel tubing, ivory pearls

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  1. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    So cool!

  2. karen blasdel
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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks for your kind comments, MoonBell and Karen! I’m going to have trouble giving this one up….

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sue, your ring design is stunning!!! :D What a lucky customer and his wife! Do you have any left over to create something similar for you?

  5. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    I really love this! Simple and chic!

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    Reet says:

    LOVE IT!

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Oh, this rocks! :D

    TERESA says:

    Nice work, very pretty.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are lovely!

  10. Jewelrybyirina
    Jewelrybyirina says:


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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thank you, lovely ladies! :D

    Yes Lynn, I have a whole bag of pieces! I just have to remember not to use my regular cutters with it – memory wire cutters work well, though!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    This is AWESOME! Can you show me how to do this when we get together? Please, please? I am putting it into my favs as a reminder! I promised one of my daughter’s friends that I would make her a ring…

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Not that I have any of this fab tubing, but thanks for the tip on cutting it, Sue — sure would hate to ruin a good pair of cutters! 8O

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Plucky, let’s plan a meeting sometime soon, and I’ll bring some wire and a mandrel….

    Lynn, I’ll see what I can do for you! ;-)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    don’t you just love it when fab materials fall into your lap! Such a beautiful, simple design.

  16. Violet
    Violet says:

    I really love this ring, Sue !!!!
    Best of Luck with your show this weekend !!!!!

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