Author Archive | David Sheehan

Hand Engraved Cartier Watchband

Hand Engraved Cartier Watch Band

Hand Engraved Cartier Watch Band A popular European jazz and pop singer from Switzerland asked me to hand engrave the band of his classic Cartier watch. I tried to keep the design simple but elegant and in harmony with this beautiful time piece. Hand engraving the quality, very hard solid stainless steel in this band […]

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hand engraved rolex datajust

Rolex Hand Engraved

Rolex Hand Engraved This Rolex Datajust was designed and hand engraved by yours truly for a very nice gentleman in Southern California. He asked me to fully hand engrave this nice Rolex watch including all the links in the stainless steel band. I lovingly and carefully spent well over 100 hours on this project. There […]

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Engraved Rolex

Hand Engraved Rolex Milgauss I was commissioned by Bamford Watch Department in London to engrave another Gothic theme design on this Custom Rolex Milguass and asked to include the number 13. All the engraving is done in deep relief fashion which is extremely time intensive but I think well worth it. I think this lucky […]

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Hand Engraved Silver Pendant

Hand Engraved Silver Pendant

Hand Engraved Silver Pendant A thoughtful woman asked me to engrave a silver pendant she wears to remember her deceased father. She sent me pictures of designs from two special shirts he always wore and asked if I could somehow combine those designs with his initials. The silver pendant is hollow and rather thin so […]

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Hand Engraved Smith & Wesson

Hand Engraved Smith & Wesson

Hand Engraved Smith & Wesson Revolvers My customer asked me to hand engrave his name on the top of two 9 mm S&W revolvers along with “just a little bit of fancy stuff!” I kept things pretty simple but I think that in this case less was more. Just one large scroll growing up from […]

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hand engraved rolex watch

Hand Engraved Rolex Watch

This Hand Engraved Rolex Watch was designed and carved at the request of Bamford Watch Department with offices in London and New York. I was asked to include some skull designs and to create a gothic look and feel to this Bamford Rolex Milgauss. I spent over 100 hours hand engraving this watch under a […]

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Hand Engraved Rolex

Hand Engraved Rolex

Hand Engraved Rolex Watch I was commissioned to design and hand engrave this Custom Rolex Milgauss by Bamford Watches in London for a customer who asked for three of their favorite things to be included; hummingbirds, kingfishers and succulent plants. I was also asked to include a company logo into the design. Those four items […]

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Engraved Watch Case

Engraved Watch Case

Hand Engraved Watch Case This stainless steel watch case was hand engraved for a very cool customer in Singapore. He liked my design style and asked me to come up with something to make his favorite wrist watch look special. The one piece bezel and case was tricky to hand engrave in a few areas […]

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Hand Engraved Rolex Milgauss

I recently had the honor and pleasure of completing this hand engraved Rolex Milgauss for Bamford Watch Department based in London with offices in New York and around the world. The business was started in 2003 by George Bamford and has been based around the personalisation of various iconic sports watches from some of the major brands […]

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hand engraved pendant

Hand Engraved Silver Pendant

A good customer commissioned me to create this hand engraved Sterling Silver Pendant for his wife as a gift for a very special day. The pictures below will give you an idea of the steps involved in a project like this such as; design transfer, outline cutting and background removal. Hand engraving is a slow […]

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ring engraving

Ring Engraving

Ring Engraving A cool tattoo artist I know asked me if I could do some ring engraving and add the letter K to a very special sterling silver ring. The K stands for the lovely lady that he has fallen head over heels in love with and will be spending the rest of his life […]

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Blade Show

Blade Show

Hand Engraveds Custom Knife for the Blade Show This lovely knife was custom made by legendary knife maker Russ Kommer for the Atlanta Blade Show. I hand engraved the 416 stainless steel bolster on both sides with a free flowing scroll design. The handle is mammoth tooth and the blade steel is rwl-34 with a […]

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Groomsmen Gifts Knives

Goomsmen Gifts

Kershaw Knives make nice Groomsmen Gifts A very thoughtful groom commissioned me to hand engrave a set of Kershaw pocket knives. He let me know about something that was special to each of them and I hand engraved that special something into each of their knives along with their name. These sharp little Kershaw folders […]

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Hand Engraved Kimber 1911

Hand Engraved Kimber 1911

Hand Engraved Kimber 1911 A gun collector in Texas commissioned me to hand engrave his Kimber 1911 Eclipse Ultra II handgun. The slide is engraved in deep relief fashion with plenty of detail in the scroll work. The Kimber logo and lettering was left intact. I created and engraved the design so that it makes […]

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Hand Engraved Apple Watch

Engraved Apple Watch

Hand engraved Apple watch and band This 42mm stainless steel hand engraved Apple watch was done for a customer in Virginia. His request for the design was to go with what I thought would look nice but to include an anchor and rope somewhere in the design. As shown in the pictures below I engraved […]

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Custom Hunting Knives

Custom Hunting Knives

I had the pleasure of hand engraving 6 custom hunting knives made by world renowned knifemaker Russ Kommer for display at the 2016 Shot Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stainless steel bolsters were all hand engraved with deep relief style engraving. Russ likes bold, deep engraving on his knives so that his customers are […]

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Hand Made Silver Bracelet

Hand Made Silver Bracelet

Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet This hand made silver bracelet was created for a good customer in Alabama as a Christmas gift for his mother and he asked to have a special inscription engraved inside the bracelet. Last year he ordered a hand engraved knife for his sister who is a collector and I am […]

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Unique Wedding Gift

Wedding Gift

Unique Wedding Gift I have hand engraved many knives for groomsman gifts but this is the first time a bride has commissioned me to engrave a wedding gift for her new husband! She picked out a quality Kershaw folding pocket knife. She asked to have his name, the wedding date, a special scripture on the […]

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Hand Engraved Trophy Cup

Engraved Trophy Cup

Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Trophy Cups I was commissioned by the owner of Clear Creek Golf Course in Lake Tahoe to hand engrave these three antique sterling silver trophy cups for his club champions. He purchased these fine antique trophy cups while on a trip to England. Clear Creek is a top of the line golf […]

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Hand Engraved Bulova Watch

Hand Engraved Bulova Watch

  Hand Engraved Bulova Watch On this rectangular shaped watch I decided to use a double running leaf design around the watch face. Each leaf is deeply hand engraved with great care and then shaded to add realism to the leaves. It is a simple but I think very elegant look for this nice Bulova […]

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hand engraved watch

Engraved Watch

  Hand Engraved Watch – Stellar Corpse style! The skull in the design on this watch was patterned after the logo in my son’s rock band. This is a 316 Stainless Steel watch case with running leaf design hand engraved around the top and then deep relief scroll work on each side of the skull. […]

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Hand Engraved Watch

Hand Engraved Watch

Hand Engraved Stainless Steel Watch. This hand engraved watch features a running leaf design around the dial and some deep relief english scroll engraving on the sides. Although this is not an expensive watch, the hand engraving certainly gives it a unique and elegant look.  

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Engraved Wedding Bands

Hand Engraved Wedding Band Set

Hand Engraved Wedding Band Set – 14K White Gold with Diamonds I hand engraved this matching set of rings from 14K solid white gold comfort fit bands. Each ring features 3 flush set 2.5 mm quality grade VS diamonds. The continuous running leaf design symbolizes unending love. This elegant matching wedding band set will bring […]

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Hand Engraved Buck 110 Folder

Buck Folders for Graduation

  Hand Engraved Buck Folders for Graduation Gifts Two best friends who graduated high school together were each given a hand engraved Buck 110 folder for graduation gifts. These boys like to go camping and fishing and their thoughtful parents asked me to engrave a couple of memorable knives for them. These are the 50th […]

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Engraved Kershaw

Engraved Kershaw

Hand Engraved Kershaw Knife I was commissioned to hand engrave this Kershaw folding knife by a thoughtful woman as an anniversary gift for her husband. She asked if I could incorporate the famous Greek quote “Molon labe” which means “come and take them”.  She sent me a picture of the Greek quote carved in stone […]

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Hand engraved Bowie Knife

Engraved Laredo Bowie

Hand Engraved Cold Steel Laredo Bowie Knife This nicely made 10 1/2″ Bowie features a Mar Tempered 0-1 High Carbon blade. I was commissioned to hand engrave this knife by Lynn Thompson, the president of Cold Steel. I chose to use a simple but elegant age old running leaf engraving pattern. (I call this one a […]

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Hand Engraved Ruby Ring

Hand Engraved Ruby Ring

Hand Engraved Ruby Ring This is a deep relief, hand engraved Titanium ring with 6 rubies flush set evenly around the ring. The titanium ring has a slight dome and is of the highest quality grade. The rubies are set into the design using a flush setting technique otherwise known as gypsy setting. This is […]

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Hand Engraved Tattoo Machine

Hand Engraved Tattoo Machine

  Hand Engraved Tatto Machine Frame I was asked to hand engrave a tattoo machine by a really cool cat up in Santa Cruz, CA. The metal is a really tough cast steel alloy but it was really fun to engrave. Although it is quite time intensive, I chose to engrave it in deep relief […]

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