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Making Open Three Band Ring

Making Split Three Band Ring Tutorial  - US$25

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Making Open Three Band Ring

This tutorial will be teaching you in precise detail in a step by step guide and shows you:

  • - Forming bands and crossbar
  • - Soldering three bands
  • - Making the collet
  • - Setting method
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - A Gemstones

You will receive :

  • -- 39 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 20 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Bench tips on tools and techniques
Collet stabilized with binding wire
Collet stabilized with binding wire
Soldering three bands together
Bezel / Tube Setting

This ring is an interesting cocktail ring made of 8 components. It challenges the intermediate student applying many skills and techniques in the making process and is a real pleasure to make. A lot of the attention is placed on correct binding wire and soldering technique. The setting method is also discussed.

Interesting detailed open three band ring

Interesting details on this cocktail ring

Suggested Follow-up Projects

or select other jewelry making projects from Jewelry Making Class List

Recommended Tool Tips / Videos for this project

This tutorial shows how to make the Tiny Prong Setting Collets used in this project. And this is a tool tip on Sanding in Difficult to Reach Areas.  

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