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Prong Set Bezel Solitaire Ring Tutorial

Making Solitaire Ring with Chunky Bezel and Four Prongs  - US$25

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Prong Set Bezel Solitaire RIng Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you in precise detail and easy to follow steps and shows you:

  • - Shaping of shank
  • - Making the bezel
  • - Prong soldering
  • - Setting method is discussed
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - 8mm round gemstone

You will receive :

  • -- 35 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 17 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Bench tips on tools and techniques
Polish before soldering bezel to solitaire ring
Polish and check straightness before soldering bezel to shank.
Position gemstone girdle slightly lower in bezel
Gemstone girdle must be a tight fit and positioned slightly lower then bezel top. 

This jewelry making tutorial will show you how to make this modern chunky bezel (tube) ring and the gemstone set with four prongs. The heft of this ring require a lot of filing, which can be reduced by preforming the shank in the roller. It is critical to achieve a tight fit of the gemstone in the very solid bezel ring. Before soldering the level and accurate fitting of the bezel should be checked. The setting method is briefly discussed at the end of this tutorial. 

Making a solitaire Ring with chunky bezel and four prongs tutorial

A modern solitaire ring with a chunky bezel ring and four prongs to set the gemstone. 

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Recommended Tool Tips / Videos for this project

This video clip demonstrates a similar shank rolling technique.

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