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The Flow- 2 rings by the fabulous Alistair Kelsey!

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  1. Acinom
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    by Acinom » Feb 5, 2016
    "The state of flow happens under
    very specific conditions..."


    Jeweller Alistair Kelsey created two
    beautiful rings for me. I love the
    fluidity of both rings and I am thrilled
    to see them in real life. The zircon by
    Chris Auletta and the tourmaline by
    Doug Menadue look fabulous in Alistair
    Kelsey's designs.

    I discovered Alistair Kelsey because of
    the rings he created for PSer Pyramid.
    His aesthetic eye is amazing and he is
    great to work with. I am amazed by
    the quality of his handforged work. His
    pricing is super reasonable.

    It was already getting dark when I
    collected the rings, so I made some
    photo's in the train under crappy light.
    Will make some photo's under daylight
    tomorrow.

    Thank you Alistair Kelsey for creating
    these stunning rings. Looking forward to
    work with you again.

    First the glamour pics by Alistair Kelsey:

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  2. endless_summer
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    by endless_summer » Feb 5, 2016
    Oh my goodness - falling out of my chair - love them both!!!

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  3. PintoBean
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    by PintoBean » Feb 5, 2016
    Wow!!! Flow is right! The settings are like molten liquid metal! Exquisite rings - wear them in good health! :appl: :appl: :appl: :appl: :appl:
     
  4. Acinom
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    Aww, thank you for your kind words Endless Summer and Pinto Bean.

    I love the concept of molten liquid metal!
     
  5. dk168
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    by dk168 » Feb 5, 2016
    Looking forward to see pics of the ring in real life!

    DK :))
     
  6. Acinom
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    Some pics I made today in the train. Unfortunately it was already dark and the light in the train was rather awful.
    First the Floret design. So amazed by the floral and feminine theme of this design. It has a fluid and robust look at the same time.

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  7. Acinom
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    by Acinom » Feb 5, 2016
    Bi-colour tourmaline by Doug Menadue.
    Floret design in 18kt white gold by Alistair Kelsey

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  8. Acinom
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    The Elegance design in 18kt rose gold by Alistair Kelsey.
    Aqua coloured zircon by Chris Auletta.

    The detailing of this ring is fabulous: the delicate claw prongs, the flow of the gallery and the subtle knife edge...

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    by Alex T » Feb 5, 2016
    :love: :love: :love:

    When did you say you were adopting me again?? :praise:
     
  11. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Feb 5, 2016
    I'm so glad you have them both, and they are even lovlier in person than I could have pictured!! Love both of them, and as always the flow of his designs is perfection. Congrats!!! :love:
     
  12. Lovinggems
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    by Lovinggems » Feb 5, 2016
    Thank you for sharing photos of your new rings Acinom. :appl:
    The 18k rose gold is very subtle, do you see a colour difference between this ring and your other rose gold rings?

    Love your thoughtful write up and I can't wait to see more of your creations this year.
     
  13. Acinom
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    Thank you dk! I uploaded some pics. Will make some tomorrow as well in daylight.

    Would love to adopt you Alex T! My two (adopted) boys would love it :wavey:

    Thank you lovedogs! I love them even more in person as well. It's really hard to get the curves right in a picture. How are you enjoying your Alistair Kelsey ring now that you have been wearing it for a short while?

    Thank you for your kind words Lovinggems! I will review the colour of the rose gold in daylight tomorrow and will then answer your question. I agree that it seems very subtle. In the lighting conditons I could see it this afternoon I really liked the metal colour.

    I took these on the (underground) train platform today. So happy with Chris Auletta's stone as well. It's such a stunning blue in real life. When I saw it this afternoon my first thought was 'who needs a Paraiba?' Not in terms of glow but because of the colour with oomph.

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  14. Sungura
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    by Sungura » Feb 5, 2016
    acinom both if these rings just ooze elegance. I am so happy to see real pics. The floret is more substantial than I expected with ample gold flowing around the graceful curves. I really like the shank of the elegance ring. It has a lot of subtle movement. Both rings are a really nice size. Great job. Looking forward to more pics!!!!
     
  15. bugbear
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    by bugbear » Feb 5, 2016
    Those are really cool rings! It's so nice to discover the work of different jewellers. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Wow, I think they are even more beautiful and elegantly "fluid" in real life than in Alistair's pics, I love both of them!!!!!
     
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    Oh wow, these are both absolutely stunning. I love the graceful flower outline of the Floret and the classic lines of the Elegance. And the stones are out of this world! These are a gorgeous addition to your collection for sure!!
     
  18. Acinom
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    zircon stone specs (vendor: Chris Auletta)
    4.37ct Greenish Zircon
    8.88x7.76m
    Recut by Dan Stair
    Vendor: Chris Auletta

    Chris Auletta is such a great vendor to work with. Always happy to share his knowledge and insights. A very charming and professional vendor who makes online stone buying fun. Great customer service!
    I was in the process of buying a larger blue zircon (which will also be set by Alistair Kelsey) and decided to buy the greenish one as well. I was mesmerized when I saw it with my own eyes yesterday afternoon. It's such a mesmerizing and Tropical colour.

    Chris had the stone recut by Dan Stair: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnHXr8InNb0

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  19. Acinom
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    Thank you Sungura, bugbear, Arkieb and JDDN :wavey:

    Sungura: ooh, you are so kind. Thank you!! So glad I found Alistair Kelsey via Pricescope. There is something special and magic about his designs.

    bugbear: that's exactly what I love about PS: getting inspiration for new jewelry designs and discovering new jewelry designers.

    Arkieb: thank you!! I love it that these rings are made in your beautiful country Arkieb. And indeed, the rings are even more stunning in real life.

    JDDN: thank you for your compliments! It's great to have another PS ring homecoming again. :lol:

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    wow loving them both - you live the jewelery life I dream about :mrgreen:
     
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    What beautiful rings, Acinom! I can't wait for more photos. :)
     
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    Not the settings for me due to the claws/prongs, however, they are lovely, thanks for sharing!

    DK :love:
     
  23. Acinom
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    Aww, thank you Sphene, Mochiko & dk 8-)
    Sphene: what a huge compliment. Thank you!!!

    mochiko: an avalanche of pics is coming up :lol: I read you have been busy with beauties and therefore have postponed your diamond upgrade plans? What stone will you set next?

    dk: looking at his portfolio Alistair will be able to make beautiful bezels as well. I am planning to have him create a bezel ring in the future and will keep you updated!!

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    It's quite dark weather today, so it's not easy to make clear pics with a smartphone 8-)

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  25. Acinom
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    It's especially hard to capture the colour of the tourmaline as well as the bi-colour effect the stone has. The zircon is easier to capture.

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  26. missy
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    OMG Acinom, you have done it again. 2 beautiful works of art on your fingers. :love: :love: :love:
    And you are so generous to share all your gorgeous bling with us. Thank you!
    Love the colors of your latest gems and they are stunning on your hand. :love: :appl:

    Just have to add that blue is :love: :love: :love:
    And it does glow from within IMO so it has that going for it too. Just beautiful!
     
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    by bbziggy » Feb 6, 2016
    :love: You have the most beautiful collection Acinom! And now 2 more beauties added! You are 1 lucky lady to own such lovely jewelry! Congratulations again!! :appl:
     
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    Wow, they are sooo beautiful. Acinom, they are gorgeous additions to your collection! Their fluidity is apparent, and I love the presence,I bet you will love wearing these!

    Gorgeous gems!
     
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    by sarahb » Feb 6, 2016
    Acinom: I love your choices. It always amazes me to see the creativity in color & setting choice, you are superb at this craft. Simply gorgeous!! :love: :love: :appl: :appl:
     
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    These are beautiful! Love the workmanship and design :love:
     

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