Chris Ploof Mokume Gane Flat Beam Setting, with Carat Diamond. Mokume gane is an ancient Japanese technique that bonds numerous layers of precious metals into a single piece that is then worked into beautiful patterns. The name means “wood pattern metal.
The ring is too large for my taste, however I like the finish with the diamonds.
The oldest survivor icon panel known of Christ Pantocrator, encaustic on panel (Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai). The two different facial expressions on either side may emphasize Christ's two natures as fully God and fully human.