This jewelry tutorial with detailed instructions and easy to follow step by step pictorials will show you:
- - Bending a thick metal bar
- - Tips on filling a taper
- - Shaping prongs
- - Setting is discussed
- The ringin this tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Gemstone
A domed ring also referred to as a bulbous ring design fits elegant on the finger accented by the high curvature which runs along and accross the finger to form a high dome. This forms the basis of many ring designs and allows many variations to flow from there.
In this traditional domed ring design 8 prongs are filed out of the solid dome shape ending in half moon shapes as setting in this solitaire style. The setting method is discussed in the tutorial.
A traditional solid domed ring.