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How to Make Wire Basket Coin Ring

How to Make a Wire Basket Ring for a Coin or Cabochon - US$27

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How to make a wire basket ring for a coin or cabochon

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

You will receive :

  • -- 57 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 29 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Personalized tips on tools and techniques
How to dome wire basket of cabochon ring
Doming the wire basket collet.
How to solder the basket to the shank
Solder basket to shank.

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. 

The wire basket ring set with cabochon

Wire basket ring set with a chatoyancy smokey quartz cabochon.

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