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Star Cluster Ring Step by Step Making

Making a Star Cluster Ring Step by Step - US$27

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Star Cluster Ring Step by Step Making

This step by step tutorial teaches through comprehensive illustrations and  precise detail with easy to follow steps:

  • - Shaping center collet and prongs
  • - Forming triangle star shapes
  • - Making split shank and soldering
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - A center round gemstone plus eight smaller gems

You will receive :

  • -- 55 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 27 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Personalized tips on tools and techniques
Making star cluster collet
Making star cluster collet.
Making a split shank
Making a split shank.

This step by step jewelry tutorial will show you how to make this very beautiful star cluster split shank ring which uses a few gemstones in a star shape to accent the center gemstone. Firstly a center collet is made with the prongs filed out. Them the collets are made for the small gemstones and the cluster is soldered into a split shank. The setting method is briefly discussed.   

Garnet star cluster ring with split shank

Once this technique is mastered you can experiment with design changes such as using an oval center gemstone instead of a round shape. 

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