Rutilated Quartz Silver Ring.
The final month before second year exams; Akira challenged the class to produce a series of Sword-handles. A sword handle consisting of a Guard, Grip and Pommel were highly decorative and functional. The class thought it was a great opportunity to showcase the many techniques they learnt. The teaching masters were proud of their students, they excelled in every aspects of jewellery. Akira wanted his students to get accustomed to the added pressure of working for clients with a unique product and specific deadline.
Akira reached out to a company who supplied swords to military and martial arts schools. The company also made replicas of famous swords. the representative gave students a brief history of the company; the ability of a sword to cut through wood, bone and even some metals without breaking is due to the hilt.