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Swirly Base Ring

from Eni Oken
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Swirly Base Ring
Swirly Base Ring
Swirly Base Ring

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire wrapping skills

Pattern Description:

This beautiful ring is the perfect answer to setting a faceted point-back rectangular or square stone. It is highly recommended using a transparent stone so that the intricate work can be seen through.

This tutorial was classified as Advanced because it takes quite a bit of fiddling to get the cradle just right for the faceted stone!

Number of steps: 43
Page count: 19

Copyright 2014 Eni Oken


  • 21 inches of 18ga wire (or thicker)
  • 1 faceted point-back rectangular stone (25x12mm)
  • 3 feet 28 ga wire
  • 3 inches 26 ga wire

You Will Also Need:

  • A strip of paper and pencil
  • Flush wire cutter
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round Nose pliers
  • Painters' tape
  • Metallic Hammer
  • Metallic block or anvil
  • A thick marker
  • Sizing ring mandrel
  • Ruler
  • Sewing pin

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About the designer

Eni is a multi-discipline artist: for the past 30 years, she has combined digital fantasy art, sculpture, jewelry, embroidery and other mixed media in whimsical and ornamental award-winning designs. ...

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