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« on: September 13, 2012 02:49:24 PM »

Hi there!

Again it's been a while, I decided to post this one to see what you guys think.

I got a request this last week of making a pair of cufflinks for a dads birthday gift, inspired in their 1 month old baby.

After several sketches, going through initials, silhouettes, shapes, some designs I had already made etc

I suggested we could use his little foot, ..



After a little photoshop to make the photo she gave me the proper size...



I cut the shape with a jeweler's saw...which took several attempts.



I made the other parts, after a couple of hours of soldering, engraving, sanding and polishing

Voila!



Really hope the dad likes them!  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2012 10:17:57 PM »

Wow. Those are brilliant.  I love the little foot.  I'm sure the father will love it too.
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2012 02:45:12 AM »

This foot's so tiny...  Cheesy
And the cuff links look great. I'm sure the dad will love them.
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2012 06:22:02 AM »

Lovely! How could these not be absolutely adored? Awesome work.
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2012 07:11:22 AM »

These are fantasktic.  I'm sure that the Dad will love them!
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2012 01:41:39 PM »

These are stunning! And what a clever idea, to make cuff links! Obviously, most men don't wear jewelry, and that's just inspired.
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012 12:29:38 PM »

Great job on these cuff links,  they are really special.
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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2012 02:30:02 PM »

Wonderful craftsmanship!!  A gift that will last a lifetime!
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« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2012 04:08:26 PM »

I really love the dimensionality you got on the footprint--from the engraving? They look wonderful.
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