This instruction comes with easy to follow pictorials and detailed illustrations which shows you:
- - Making spider basket
- - Solder ring in basket
- - Bezel setting method discussed
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Cabochon or Coin
This wire basket ring is made using the traditional cluster arrangement. It can be used for setting a coin as well as a round cabochon.
The spider collet is made without the use of dental plaster. The shank follows the design of the wire basket and also has shoulders added.
The main focus of this tutorial is on the soldering technique. Setting methods are briefly discussed.
Wire basket ring set with a chatoyancy smokey quartz cabochon.