Design A Day, Influences, materials, motivation

A Design a Day – Day 2

"The Blues" gold ring with diamonds rendering by Joana Miranda

"The Blues" gold ring with diamonds rendering by Joana Miranda

I just came off a weekend of playing the blues with the MSO and guest artists Jeff Tyzik, Byron Stripling, Wycliffe Gordon, Carmen Bradford and Bobby Floyd.  Like the improvisatory lines of music in the blues, I designed the gold bands to weave seemingly randomly around the ring.  The regularly-spaced bars of bead-set diamonds give the needed structure and balance.

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