Richie’s got things figured out….

Richie ordered my “Full Right Hand” deal.  That’s a Big Voodoo and a Days of the Dead bracelet packaged up together at a discount.  Smart move.  Smarter still, Richie ordered a hand-painted custom patina on the bracelet and I thought it was a brilliant fucking idea.

We’re going with black skulls, silver teeth, and silver jump-rings.  This, like all patinas, will gradually scrape away into a hi-polish finish.  What a slick piece.

This took a long time to paint and polish, but it was worth it.  Looks good on the hand too.

Anyway, enjoy the pieces, brother.  You’ve been a patient man and a great client.

Chained Up

Man, I’ve been busy.  Sooo many rings on the bench right now.  Clients have been super patient as I hammer these f’kers out like a madman.  Just finished two bracelets:  A Days of the Dead and a Gotham.

That “Days” is part of my Full Right Hand Special for Richie, who’s been waiting like a saint.  Bracelet is finally done, dude, and the ring is just about there.



As much time as chains take to make, they’re a lot of fun.  It’s a Zen thing.  I just sit there, linking silver together with chain-nose pliers, listening to music or half-assed watching a movie.   Usually a cigar involved.  One the sucker is mocked up, I solder all the links closed, tumble polish it to harden it up, blacken the recessed areas, and then hand polish for the final look.

Yeah, they take a long time to make, but that’s the beauty of it.  When you wear something like this, you can sort of appreciate it.  This isn’t one of those machine-made figaro chains, baby.