This instruction comes with easy to follow pictorials and detailed illustrations which shows you:
- - Forming inner and outer ring
- - Making concealed hinge
- - Making locking catch
- - Precision soldering
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Gemstones optional
In this jewelry tutorial you will be making a hidden ring in a ring. The outer ring opens up with a hinge. Both rings can be worn separately as shown in the image.
This is an interesting and challenging project to complete. Many techniques like controlled soldering, accurate filing tolerances, hinges, rivets and making a locking catch are applied to make these rings.
This project is suited for the intermediate to advanced level metalsmith. It leaves a large scope for you to add your own style and design elements.
The hinged outer ring reveals the innner ring