Author Archive | David Sheehan

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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Hand Engraved Titanium Ring

Titanium Ring

Hand Engraved Titanium Ring This commercially pure titanium ring was hand engraved in deep relief fashion and then anodized with a rich blue background. As you can see in the picture below, this ring can also be created with a black background for those who prefer a more classic look.

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Case Toothpick Knives

Case Toothpick Knives

Hand Engraved Case Toothpick Knives These two little antique beauties were sent to me by a knife collector who wanted them hand engraved. The knives are only 3″ long when closed. Hand engraving the small nickel-silver bolsters was challenging but enjoyable! The one on top is deep relief style and the one under it has […]

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50th Birthday Gift

50th Birthday Present

Hand Engraved 50th Birthday Gift A thoughtful lady in Texas asked me to hand engrave a Spyderco Byrd Knife for her husband’s 50th Birthday. Deep relief style hand engraving was used to create this design in the Spyderco stainless steel handle. She reported back to me that her husband was extremely pleased with the gift!

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Hand Engraved Graduation Bracelet

Hand Engraved Graduation Gift

  Hand Engraved Graduation Gift A nice gentleman in NY named Dave commissioned me to create this hand engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet as a gift for his wife’s graduation from her medical residency program. He asked me to engrave a message to his wife on the inside of the bracelet. I was impressed by how proud […]

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Hand Engraved Celtic Ring

Hand Engraved Celtic Ring

Hand Engraved Celtic Rings These are high quality Sterling Silver bands hand engraved in deep relief fashion with a unique and continuous Celtic Knot design. The background in the photo above is plated with 24K Gold. The background in the photo below is blackened with a special enamel for greater contrast.

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Buck 110 Engraved

Buck 110 Engraved

Buck 110 Engraved and passed down the line… A thoughtful woman from Michigan requested that I hand engrave a Buck 110 folder that was owned by her father as a gift for her son. She asked that I engrave the initials of the son on one side and the initials of his grandparents on the […]

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Dolphins at Sunset Bracelet

Dolphins at Sunset

Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet This Dolphins at Sunset bracelet is hand engraved in deep relief fashion. The relieved background areas are hand stippled and then plated with 24K Gold. The inspiration for this design comes from all the dolphins I see while walking along Santa Barbara shores with my trusty dog Petie! View the complete […]

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Old Santa Barbara Mission Bracelet

Old Santa Barbara Mission Bracelet

  Sterling Silver Bracelet with 24K Gold This “Old Santa Barbara Mission Bracelet” is hand engraved in deep relief fashion. The recessed engraved areas are then electroplated with 24K Gold. The design features several elements from the iconic mission including the newly restored rosetta window above the entrance, the carved wooden doors and flowing designs painted […]

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Cold Steel Espada

Cold Steel Espada

Hand Engraved Cold Steel Espada XL This was a very special engraving project done for a 12 year U.S. Army veteran who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) – a Green Beret unit. He fought in Panama and Desert Shield / Storm. He asked for something patriotic including […]

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Engraved Spyderco

Hand Engraved Spyderco Knives

Hand Engraved Spyderco Knives These two Spyderco folders were hand engraved for a local customer. The stainless steel  Spyderco Endura above was engraved as a gift for his boss, while the slightly smaller stainless steel Spyderco Delica below was his own knife that his boss liked to borrow! Now they each have a pretty classy looking pocketknife.

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Groomsmen Knives Hand Engraved

Groomsmen Knives

Hand Engraved Buck 110 Anniversary Model Groomsmen Knives Groomsmen gifts don’t get much better than this. There are certainly less expensive ways to go but hand engraving the groomsmen initials and an elegant border into these classic Buck 110 Folding Knives makes groomsmen gifts that will be cherished forever.

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Homer Bailey Espada

Major League Engraving

Hand Engraved Cold Steel Espada for Homer Bailey, pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds Doesn’t get much more gratifying than to have the opportunity to hand engrave a knife for a player from your all time favorite Major League Baseball team! I grew up near Cincinnati and lived and breathed the Reds! Homer Bailey is certainly […]

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Silver Pendant

Silver Pendant

Silver Pendant This Sterling Silver Pendant will be added to my Santa Barbara collection of hand engraved jewelry. It matches the bracelet in the picture below. The deep relief hand engraving style really makes this pendant stand out and the delicate twist border adds a nice accent to the piece. View the complete Santa Barbara Collection […]

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Hand Engraved Bracelet

Sterling Silver Bracelet

Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet This is the first of a new line of deep relief, hand engraved bracelets that I hope to create. I have named this design “Santa Barbara”. It is cut from 18 ga sterling silver stock and hand engraved in deep relief fashion with a thin rope border around the edges. View […]

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Serbian Coat of Arms Pendant

Serbian Coat of Arms Pendant

Hand Engraved Serbian Coat of Arms Sterling Silver Pendant This 1″ wide oval pendant is custom made from solid 14 guage Sterling Silver. The intricate design is hand engraved in deep relief fashion with the recessed areas plated in 24K gold. I was commissioned to engrave this pendant by a proud Serbian/American customer who is […]

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Hand Engraved Money Clip

Engraved Logo Money Clip

Hand Engraved Corporate Logo Money Clip This Nickel/Silver money clip features a deep relief engraved business logo along with a hand engraved full name. The engraved areas are plated with 24K Gold. A matching golf ball marker adds a nice touch! Makes a nice gift for those special clients that will have them bringing your […]

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Hand Engraved Damascus Knife

Hand Engraved Damascus Knife

Hand Engraved Damascus Knife / Deep Relief Hand Engraving This Damascus steel fixed blade knife was sent to me for engraving by a young lady who wanted to give a very special gift to her boyfriend who is an avid outdoors-man and hunter. She asked me to engrave his monogram and a nice design onto […]

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