This instruction comes with easy to follow pictorials and detailed illustrations which shows you:
- - Two approached to making this ring
- - Soldering of coin frame
- - Burring a frame
- - Two setting methods
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Coin
This tutorial will show you how to make a hollow coin ring in the traditional manner. These types of rings were worn since the Roman times and continue to be a firm favourite with many.
There are two different approaches in making this coin ring and two different ways of setting the coin. You will be shown both methods. It is good practice to be familiar with both methods of fabrication and both setting methods.
This lesson is suited for all metalsmiths with some general knowledge of metal working techniques and the basic bench tool set up.
Another setting method by burring out a frame