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Hand-Wrought Damascus Steel & Wood Rings

By: on December 08, 2015

Steven Wyatt of WedgeWood Rings handcrafts, sands, and polishes every one of his elegant metal and wood combinations to create standout pieces of jewelry that highlight the natural grain and unique characteristics of their materials and wood types.

His Hand-wrought Damascus Steel & Wood rings pair an outer layer of deeply etched folded steel with a full inner layer of your choice of several woods, including Hawaiian Koa (pictured above), Redwood Burl, Bourbon Barrel, and Pistachio. Due to the time and intensity of labor involved in creating them, these rings are available only as a limited edition, and Wyatt can accept just 4 custom orders per month. As indicated, every undulation and textural illusion in the Damasus has been handmade, in this case one-by-one by an artist Wyatt collaborates with in Denver. Wyatt does all of the rings' woodwork and assembly himself.

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Your Pet's Nose Ring

$284.99 from Etsy »

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Honestly, the Vipukirves Leveraxe initially intrigued me because the guy holding it in one of the above photos is wearing black-and-white gloves that sort of make him look like he has a hook hand, and I thought perhaps...

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NFC Programmable Smart Ring

$59.99 from Amazon »

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Control-Alt-Delete Knuckle Duster Ring

$40 - $50 from Etsy »

Bill Gates recently said he thinks Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, but I'll bet if he saw the Control-Alt-Delete Knuckle Duster Ring he'd reconsider. Sure, programming Windows' universal Abort! command as 3 keys instead...

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She-Ra Helmet Ring

$39.99 from ThinkGeek »

Where was the She-Ra Helmet Ring when I was proposing to She-Ra: Princess of Power?! It's way better than the ring I got her. Like, $30 cheaper too! I knew I should have waited 6 months....

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TheTouch Real-Time Heartbeat Rings

$599 - $2,990 from The Touch »

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The Fusion Wallet

$82 - $99 from The Fusion Wallet »

Twenty-five-year-old Thomas Johnson fabricates his cool, modern industrial Fusion Wallet from 12 separate CNC-machined aluminum and hardwood components. Gee. I'm almost a decade older than Johnson and I can hardly fabricate...

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Meteorite & Dinosaur Bone Rings

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If your special someone is really that special, you won't just give them a ring, you'll give them a ring from a bazillion years ago! A ring that symbolizes how grand, vast, and enduring your love is. A ring that proves...