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Coin Ring - How To Tutorial

Coin Ring -  Two Making Methods  - US$30

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Making a Coin Ring 2 Versions

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

You will receive :

  • -- 51 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 29 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Personalized tips on tools and techniques
How to dome and shape ring for a coin setting
Forming and doming the ring
Ring with coin tapped into shape
Tapping ring into shape

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.

Jewelry Tutorial - Animation of soldering process
This Animation GIF Image illustrates the solder preparation on a flat surface ring before soldering takes place onto a plate. Placing pieces of solder and with a circular motion heating up the metal until the solder just melts.
Another method of coin setting by burring out a frame

Another setting method by burring out a frame

Suggested Follow-up Projects

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Recommended Tool Tips / Videos for this project

For a longer clip of this soldering technique watch the Jewelry Tutorial Making a Coin Ring Video on our YouTube Jewelry Making Channel.

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