Somewhere at the edge of an August beach of your childhood, a tidepool shimmers in the summer heat, its cool, clear water surrounding your ankles. Beneath its surface, starfish, sea urchins, and tiny crabs dream mysteries of the deep.
As a kid I spent my summers on a white sand beach on the coast of Maine. There was a tidal river with saltwater marshes at one end of the beach, and cliffs, rocks and tide pools at the other end of the beach with a quarter mile of white beach sand between. From my youth I have walked the tide line many hundreds of times feeling the pulse and flow of rise and fall, wind and waves, and spent hundreds of hours in the tide pools at the cliffs.
Tide pools were bath tub to swimming pool-size, walkable, wadeable, sometimes swimmable, real world aquariums with starfish, sea urchins, limpets and lady slippers, kelp and seaweed, fish, crabs, and baby lobsters. They were places of endless fascination. We often stayed so long we would be there as the tide came in and flooded into our water world with cold, fresh Atlantic saltwater.
The Tide’s Edge Ring is the advancing edge of the tide line as it sweeps in across sand beach and rock lined shore side pools. We place a colored gem in the center with two accent diamonds on either side. Our two favorite gems are blue sapphire and green Maine tourmaline. Then we have a world of additional color possibilities – purple, orange, yellow, and red, in other gems. Some gems are already mounted and ready to ship anywhere in the USA, shipping is always free. Or we often have loose gems and mountings which we can set, size, polish and ship, sometimes within 48 hours. Shop our website or call us to discuss possibilities.
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The average finger size is 6.5 for women and 10 for men. When no other information is available, selecting one of these two standard Cross sizes is your best choice. The ring can then be sized after presentation and sizing is free. If the finger size you want is not listed as an option please give us a call. If you have time and want to get the fit as close as possible in the beginning you can request our free finger sizing kit. Your free kit will arrive in 2-5 business days.
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