I made this one a few years ago for a Nationally recognized Artist, it's been my Avatar ever since.
Many moons back I hiked the tallest mountain the lower 48, Mt Whitney. I hiked along the Jon Muir trail. The customers last name was Muir, upon inquiring, I learned that Jon was his Great Uncle. The cue was a pleasure to make, I will post a few more with Snake Juma.
I have a question about your use of rings that contain wood and metal. I was told that the metal may expand and contract at different rates than the wood thus causing the clear finish to crack over time? Have you ever heard of that happening?