This tutorial will teach you in precise detail and easy to follow steps and shows you:
- - Bending hollow tubing
- - Solder rings and end caps
- - Make stainless steel spring
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Stainless steel wire
Most chains, necklaces, pearls and bracelets need a method of closing and securing the ends together.
There are many closing mechanism available from jewelry tool and findings suppliers. To achieve a unique custom design look for your chain, you can make your own spring ring clasp with embellishments to compliment the chain. Making a spring ring clasp involves the bending of hollow tubing and making stainless steel wire spring.
The bolt ring catch completed and ready to use on a heavy linked chain.