Description:This man’s ring is to be based on the “ring of Barahir” which is described in J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Silmarillion”, as well as much later in the Lord of the Rings. There are commercial designs of the ring of Barahir, but they are inaccurate- over jeweled, or over coarse and inelegant.
The ring is described thus: “An ornate silver ring”; elsewhere - "this ring was like to twin serpents, whose eyes were emeralds, and their heads met beneath a crown of golden flowers, that the one upheld and the other devoured” and again elsewhere in verse;
"Proud are the words, and all there turned
to see the jewels green that burned
in Beren’s ring. These Gnomes had set
as eyes of serpents twined that met
beneath a golden crown of flowers,
that one upholds and one devours:
the badge that Finrod made of yore
and Felagund his son now bore.”
I would like to use silver or white gold as the main material. Yellow gold for the crown of flowers. Tiny emeralds for the snake’s eyes. My ring size is 10.5.
Anyway, there is the basis of what I am looking for. Oh, and not macho man snakes; snakes that are kind of elegant. Elven snakes if that makes any sense at all.
I've included a rudimentary sketch of my ideas for the relation of the two snakes, as well as a few images of textures like belly scales, and other ideas for the relationship of the snakes. I don't want the ring to be too bulbous or stand too proud, I just lack artistic skill - the ring has to be fairly practical. I'd like the ring to have scale detailing all the way around the band. The crown of flowers can and should be quite flowy and soft - emphasis on the flowers, like a wreath of flowers, rather than the crown.
Keep in mind that this ring is symbolic and a reminder of the dual nature of humanity - at our best, we are noble - but at our worst, we are consuming monsters.
Wants:Esthetics, understanding of subject material, creativity, detail, functionality, sensuality.
Don't Wants:No big catches, not standing too proud, not too macho/biker,
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