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rivets wedding band - wide

by Tavia Brown $285.00
Handmade

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 2/12/2015.

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  • the story

Eternal Bond

True love is more than just a feeling. It's a bond that welds two hearts together, enduring forever and only growing more beautiful with time. That's why this extraordinary, titanium wedding band is such a fitting symbol for the union of two loving souls.

This handcrafted ring from metal artist Tavia Brown has a core of sterling silver, wrapped in a band of titanium. The hand-shaped outer band is marked with a series of grooves, each framed by sterling silver rivets. The artist uses a torch to give each rivet a shimmering blue "heat patina." The pattern of rivets is different each time it occurs, creating subtle changes of appearance as the ring shifts around your finger.

Brown loves to embrace contradictions in her work. Titanium is an extraordinarily durable metal, highly resistant to corrosion, but it can also be delicate—it is extremely light-weight, and nonallergenic with human skin. The groove and rivet pattern evokes industrial strength, while its message of enduring commitment is straight from the heart. Handmade in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Visit our blog to learn more about Tavia Brown and her titanium wedding bands.

  • details
Handmade
Item ID
23901
Made from
sterling silver, titanium
Measurements
Sizes 4-11; Band approx .28" W x 1" dia.
Notes
Clean with a damp cloth or with mild detergent and a soft brush. Avoid tarnishing by keeping in an airtight jewelry box when not in use. You may also take it to your local jeweler for tumbling to brighten it up.

Sizes 4-11 available, including 1/2 sizes. Due to its handmade nature, Please allow for some variations.

  • the maker
Tavia Brown

Tavia Brown

Tavia began studying arts and crafts as a young child. Throughout her education she developed her love and talent of making small-scale, three-dimensional forms. While continuing her artistic studies in college, she discovered her love of jewelry and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Metals concentration in 1998 from Appalachian State University.

Tavia's work has developed along with the changes in her career and family. Married to an entrepreneur, and now a mother of two, she is constantly working to keep her business a perfect match for her and her family.

Sharing studio space with other metalsmiths and artists, Tavia thoroughly enjoys being at her studio creating her one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry. Working closely with clients, she also loves designing custom jewelry - engagement rings, wedding bands, memorial objects, and more - creating the perfect item.

Inspired by the dichotomies in life, by memory, by texture and by nature, Tavia designs and creates each piece of jewelry using various techniques, including lost wax casting, cold and hot fabrication, die-forming, etching, raising, and stone-setting. Expressing her style of elegance with an edge, Tavia's jewelry continues to enhance and refine as she grows through life.

Visit our blog to learn more about Tavia Brown and her titanium wedding bands.

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