This tutorial is a comprehensive step by step illustrated guide and shows you:
- - Piercing and forming ring
- - Filing technique
- - Soldering components
- - Basics bezel punch setting
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Round gemstone
Celtic rings are very popular and often come in as a special custom orders. These rings are not easy to make. This tutorial is slightly different in that you create the illusion of over- under ribbons by accurate filing technique.
This lesson is suited for all metalsmiths with some general knowledge of metal working techniques and the basic bench tool set-up. The basic setting method is discussed.
Beautiful Celtic style dress / cocktail ring