Gustav Reyes salvages wood – from the neck of a violin, or a young boy’s baseball bat or the keys of a xylophone – and skillfully transforms the wood into rings – wedding rings, engagement rings, anniversary rings, rings that celebrate nature, life, love. Sensitive to the history of each piece, Reyes’ strives to “bring out the warmth and the honesty of the wood.” He has two websites – you can find them here and here.
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[private_archives]Come back late this afternoon for my final post of the week – see you then!
The Purple Key, Ash, Maple and Rosewood from a xylophone key
Ring, Bog Oak and concrete inlay
The Key, Ash, Maple and Rosewood from a salvaged xylophone key