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Today I finally got the opportunity to make a ring for someone that has been a HUGE inspiration to me, Jimmy Diresta. I had the amazing opportunity to go spend some time with him over the summer, and he was generous enough to give me one of his famous ice picks. Well, today I decided I wanted to return the favor and create a ring for him that is inspired by his ice pick. I decided to take a piece of brass and machine it into a hexagon shape, so that it would closely resemble his ice pick. I then...

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To make this one of a kind ring, I used 5 different ingredients. To start out with the base of the ring, I used a proprietary blend of forged carbon fiber, that I got from the CEO, John Paul, of Carbon 6 Rings. One thing that is so great about forged carbon fiber is all the layers are blended together, so it is not likely to crack or split while I am cutting into it. I wanted to make this ring look like a tech/cyborg ring, so I wanted to add as much glow as I could to the design....

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2018 has been an amazing year. We've created new rings, made new friends, and made huge growth here at Patrick Adair Designs. I'm excited to announce that to close out 2018 we are going to be doing 7 days of giveaways. For the next 7 days, we will be giving away different coupon codes, but these coupon codes aren't like any you've seen before. These coupon codes are the largest codes we have ever given away.    You can sign up below:  

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Today I decided to experiment with some new materials, and make a truly unique ring. I wanted to use a piece of maple burl wood and some blue, black, and dark purple resin. I wanted to take it one step further, and add some pearlescent powders which will give the resin a blue and purple shimmer. These pearlescent powders will also add a lot of depth and detail to the resin. This ring will make the perfect gift for anyone would love a one of a kind ring, made with truly unique materials.   The Process: So the first thing...

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New product, Store news, Superconductor -

Now it was time to start sanding. I started by sanding away all the extra superconductor until the edges of the ring sat flush together. After this was over, I then started trimming everything down until it was the exact dimensions I wanted. One thing to note, because this is a composite material where we have the superconductor infused with the copper, you can have issues where the superconductor itself will smear into the copper. So, you want to be careful with the final passes you do with your bit. This is why I used a brand new very sharp bit. I then added bevoles to the ring with the angled side of my bit. The next thing I did, was sand down the inside of the ring. To do this, I started with a 220 grit and worked my way up to a 2000 grit. I did this to both the inside of the ring and the outside of the ring. I then polished the inside of the ring until it was a perfect mirror inside.

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