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Split Shank Solitaire Ring Lesson

Split Shank Prong Solitaire Setting Ring Making Lesson - US$27

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Split Shank Solitaire Ring Making Lesson

This jewelry lesson through a comprehensive guide and easy to follow step shows you:

  • - Rolling metal and shaping
  • - Soldering bezel and shank
  • - Frazer and file prongs
  • - Setting method is discussed
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - One 8mm round gemstone

You will receive :

  • -- 38 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 19 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Personalized tips on tools and techniques
Split Shank Solitaire Ring Shaped in Swage Block
Bending in swage block.  
Split Shank Setting of 8 Claw Solitaire
Cutting the prongs for setting.

This jewelry lesson shows in detailed pictures how to make this half split shank shank ring with a centre gemstone set in an eight prong collet. This lesson in particular focusses on to soldering technique of multiple small pieces together in a set sequence. The setting method is briefly explained.

Split Shank Solitaire Ring Classic Mid Century

Classical mid-century ring design 

Suggested Follow-up Projects

or select other jewelry making projects from Jewelry Making Class List

Recommended Tool Tips / Videos for this project

A video demo on how to roll a shank of mixed metal thickness.

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