This tutorial will teach you in precise detail and easy to follow steps and shows you:
- - Making prong bezel
- - Making solid beads
- - Making round and marquee shapes
- - Soldering shank on
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - 1 x 4mm and 8 x 2mm round gemstone
The shapes in the shank create a dainty antique looking ring. In this tutorial the antique style ring design covers the making of marquee and round shapes forming part of the shank. The bezel / collet is decorated with little bead spheres. The shank is then soldered on afterwards. This setting involves pavé and millgrain, which in most cases is done by a setter.
Antique style ring is ready for setting and millgrain detail.