Design: Breast Cancer Ring

I am certainly not the first person to make a pink ribbon ring, nor will I be the last. But here is a ring that I designed around breast cancer. I originally saw one that was in rose gold and had diamonds, but it was kind of fussy and I wanted something more streamlined. Here are my very simple drawings for it.



And here is the finished product. I originally wanted the ribbon to be smaller, but because of melee size, and the practicality of how the ribbon curves, it was easier to go a little bit bigger. The ribbon is about 7mm from top to bottom. Rose gold and pink sapphires.

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My mother passed away from breast cancer in 2008, on her and my father’s 32nd wedding anniversary. I wanted a ring to help memorialize her in a visible but subtle way, and keep her close to me. Someday I plan to have a larger ribbon made for a necklace as well.


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