Hand-crafted Knot Jewelry:
Decorative Marlingspike Seamanship rendered in precious metal.
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side view, showing ring thickness. Notice that the ring is twice as thick as the strands that make it up. (The slight distortion at left and right is an artifact of the process of scanning the ring directly on a flatbed scanner, as opposed to my usual photographic method.)
This is the same ring, viewed normally, a five-lead eight-bight Turk's Head, doubled twice, in twisted yellow gold. Its chief claim to fame is that it is done with one twisted strand all the way through, as opposed to my usual method of inserting a slightly larger center strand. In this picture you can see a hint of the fused ends, showing through the gaps. Normal view of ring.

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