Hand-wrought Interior Twisted Damascus Steel and Bog Oak Wood Exterior Ring

Hand-wrought Interior Twisted Damascus Steel and Bog Oak Wood Exterior Ring

545.00

This 2500+ year old bog oak wood ring shows its ancient roots along the twisting, hard damascus steel.

Current ship date for this Hand-wrought Interior Twisted Damascus Steel and Bog Oak Wood Exterior Ring  is 5-6 weeks.

 

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This is a more traditional "twisted" pattern damascus steel. This deeply etched and dramatically colored piece of folded steel is handmade, one-by-one for me by an artist in Denver, CO. They are so labor intensive, that I will be limited to a total of 4 custom orders per month. Unfortunately, engraving is NOT possible with this ring.

Bog Oak, also known as Mora/Morta is an exceedingly rare wood that is created by coincidence and nature over thousands of years in acidic peat bogs. After a tree falls into a bog with perfect conditions for preservation, it begins the process of fossilization. Complete fossilization would take millions of years, and this wood represents only the earliest stages. Because of its density and unique coloration, this wood is highly sought out by makers of smaller wood products, such as tobacco pipes. The first piece I used in this listing piece was carbon dated and found to be around 2,840 years old +/-50 years. This is the lighter colored wood. This wood gets darker the longer it sits in the bog. My current stock (SECOND picture) is around 2500 years old, and thus on the lighter side. Compare to the 5400+ year stock in the first picture (no longer available).

Sizing
Note on width:

6mm is the only width available for this ring. If you require a wider ring, there are very limited options:

7mm or 8mm. However, it will be $40 per mm

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****PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE BE 100% SURE OF YOUR SIZE BEFORE ORDERING *****
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Damascus lined wood rings cannot be resized at all! Every ring is made to the exact size provided. An error in sizing that exceeds the margin provided above will necessitate a completely new ring. REFUNDS AND EXCHANGES WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE. BE 100% SURE OF YOUR ACCURATE AND CORRECT SIZE BEFORE ORDERING.

Each ring is given multiple coats of a hybrid epoxy finish, which is completely water-proof and soap proof. This protective coating is sanded up to 12,000 grit for an unbelievable, glass-like finish.

Shipping

All rings will ship via USPS Priority. Learn more about my shipping policy and international shipping.