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Prerequisite:  Metalsmithing 1


This workshop will take you through the steps of designing a unique ring with two complementary stones and different shank options (bypass, split, etc.).


This is a workshop designed to ignite your imagination with color, shape, and design.



Bring your metalsmithing toolbox, plus the following:

  • 2x3” 20 ga Sterling Silver sheet
  • At least 3" Sterling Silver Double Half-Round Wire (.173” x .033”), Dead Soft
  • At least 3” Sterling Silver 8ga Half-Round Wire, Dead Soft
  • Any heavy-gauge round or square wire that you may already have to explore more options
  • 2 or more cabochons that are dime sized or smaller, any shape, no sharp corners
  • 1 ft plain Fine Silver bezel strip to match your stones 
  • Silver Solder Wire, 20ga or 22ga in H, M, E and XE
  • Jeweler’s saw frame
  • 2/0 saw blades and wax/blade lube
  • Round nose pliers
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Wire cutting pliers
  • 14mm Wrap and Tap pliers (Otto Frei #146.392)
  • Nylon jaw flat nose pliers
  • Bezel rocker
  • Sandpaper/Sanding sticks in 220, 320, 400 & 600 grits
  • 3M Radial Bristle Discs in Blue, Peach & Green and mandrels
  • Dedeco Silicone Polishing Wheel assortment (Rio Grande # 332579) and mandrels
  • Metal jeweler’s ruler
  • Half-round Habilis file, cut 00
  • N95 or KN95 mask
  • Ultra-Fine Sharpie marker
  • Note taking materials


  • Optivisor/reading glasses
  • Apron
  • Ring mandrel
  • Brass pattern sheet
  • Finger Gauge Set/Ring Sizing Set



8 Contact Hours |  Studio fee is included in your tuition ($5 value)

Open Shank Ring: Sun, Aug. 25, 2024

SKU: 027204
  • Metalsmithing 1

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