This jewelry tutorial through a comprehensive guide and easy to follow step shows you:
- - Making basic bezel
- - Shaping the prongs
- - Making shank with shoulders
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Round gemstone
Many times a request for the classical ring in the Tiffany Solitaire Style crosses a metalsmith's bench. Often it is not feasible to purchase the pre-made collet due to the gemstones odd size. Therefore it is essential to learn how to make this ring style with a four prong double bezel also known as a four claw collet. The shoulders complete the elegant design.
Classical ring in the solitaire style made on the bench
After mastering the making of this ring one can alter the shank and shoulders slightly and thus change the look to suit different projects.