By: @jamesluciusgray

ARTIST | JEWELER | WOODWORKER | NYC | USA Handmade bespoke jewlery - PayPal/ Venmo accepted.

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Oxidized for details and polished for highlights. Custom Hannya ring based off traditional Noh Theatre for the client @jv.sls. Pleased with scale an detail but like most things I want more. Going out in the mail this weekend.

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Not the best shot for scale but finally finished this custom Hannya ring for a client in LA. Size 8.5 fits nicely on my pinky. I often get reference images of other popular designers or street flare when asked about commissions. I’m open to a lot of ideas for custom work. I do my best to put my spin on it because there’s no point in replicating someone else’s effort. That said, I hope this was a little more than a mask on a hand. #hannyamask #customring #bespokejewellery #handmade #madeinbrooklyn

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Finished carving the master for a Hannya ring that was commissioned by a talented photographer out in LA. Gonna cast this little devil in a tree of various other works in progress.

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#waltonford is cool as fuck.

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So happy to have been apart of this process. Such a rad and stylish couple. Congrats! #Repost @vickatrillion ・・・
You guys you fucking guys SHE SAID YES @_thuqnasty baby i love you ❤️ @studiolarry thank you for putting up with me and being here for all of this @littlegraythings James you KILLED THIS RING thank you for making this with me the process I’m sure drove you mad! She said yes inside @lejulesverne inside the Eiffel Tower ❤️🤩 @musemodelsnyc Conor thank you for everything ❤️🤩 Taylor my love happy birthday you deserve the world and much more i can’t wait to continue to surprise you even more you truly are my better half ❤️😭🤤 @brina_gaye 😍😍 #vickatrillion

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Squeezing in some studio work and final documentation before leaving town.

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Keeping things on the level with @lani_stecchino. Rough turquoise bezel set on .925 band.

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1.88ct marquise cut black diamond nested in a halo of 18 little companions on a 14k band. This has taken a couple months to design with the client but the work has paid off. I’m looking forward to the update and happy to play a part in their journey. Photo by the lady @lani_stecchino

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Back in Brooklyn after a quick vacation. Got tagged by a homie in some work pictured by @intospaces

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His first time off leash and outta Brooklyn.

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And looking forward to adding these to the collection of available pieces and commission examples.

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It's about to get real.

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Sierra Nevada Turquoise nested in recycled 10k on .925 Sterling. Size 7.5.

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This is my problem. Spent a few minutes drinking beers at Roberta's with @steiner_usa and friends and painting a little pizza smoking a joint. Then it ends up being the centerpiece for an #anthonybourdain episode. Now that I'm older I basically spend the same amount of time in the studio instead of on the street or in the bars. I work just as hard, if not harder. There is no timeline for any of you if you're determined. Concentrate on what you love and remain open to new adventures. You never know where it will lead you. A modest living is still a life worth living. I worked in dish-pits, behinds presses, in retail, sold tile, PA work, fabrication, truck driving, and the whole thing. Believe in yourself and continue through because only you know what you're worth. ✌️Side note: shout out to #talibkweli from #mood and #blackstar cause I bumped it often.

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Little 14k skull on .925 band.

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Size master with a perfect fit just under 6.5. Thank you again @alabamakristen

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Stunning opal set in 14K on a hammered and oxidized .925 band for @alabamakristen

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Friday

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Light night bench stuff

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Mornings with the wife and dog.

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1.77ct Opal nested in a 14k bezel on .925 band. Size 7. Handmade in Brooklyn. Process in stories. DM for price.

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Handcarved skull from Mule Deer Antler set in 14k bezel on .925 band on bones. Size 5.5. DM for price. Makers process in my stories.

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Little antler skulls on the bench today.

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Cornuto work shopping for the lady this morning.

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Contrast on polished bezel and oxidized band.

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Unisex Nevada turquoise bezel set on oxidized .925 hammered Sterling Silver band.

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Full shot of family name wrap hand carved and casted in 14 grams of 14k yellow gold. "Put It On" courtesy of Big L. #rip #bigl #pititon in the studio.

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"OBROIN" family name hand carved and casted in 14k in 14 Grams captured in natural light for @mr.mateosuarez. Font was furnished by client but ran into issues based on the desired height and width. Added the 3D to compensate for ring size, strength, and overall design concept.

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