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Making Antique Ring Design Tutorial

Making an Antique Style Ring Design  - US$25

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Making Antique Ring Design Tutorial

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

You will receive :

  • -- 40 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 21 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Bench tips on tools and techniques
Making bezel for antique style ring
Cutting sections in the bezel collet
Pre Filing to prepare shank for solder to antique style ring
Filing shaping shank pre solder collet

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 ring design ready for setting

Antique style ring is ready for setting and millgrain detail.

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