This step by step tutorial teaches through comprehensive illustrations and precise detail with easy to follow steps:
- - Pre-forming the shank
- - Soldering and filing details
- - Making a pearl cup and gem collet
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - A pearl / gemstones
This step by step jewelry tutorial will show you how to make this very versatile modern pearl ring, which with experience can be expanded and slightly altered in design. For instance, instead of making a pearl cup, you can make a collet for a gemstone instead. This additional design is covered in the tutorial. This ring a good starting point to master the rolling, filing, soldering and polishing technique needed in daily metalsmithing work.
A slight change makes a big difference to the design.