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Wire wrapped ring - experiment

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Experimental wire wrapped ring

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Jewelry
Type Ring, Accessory
Style Cute, Casual, Romantic
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? Various sizes of sterling silver wire and fluorite chips (max 5mm in size)

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What are you most proud of? How comfortable it actually is to wear, so it is possible.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use a thicker wire for the actual ring part, as the gauge I had at hand was too thing (think it was 21g). I created two rings and soldered them together to form the shank of the ring, leaving the shoulder area unsoldered. I then wrapped 28g between the two rings and then to the top of the ring I added some fluorite chips then continued wrapping down the other side. It's quite a dainty ring because of the silver I had available, but still wearable.

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I really like what you did with the fluorite chips. Very pretty!

08/12/2013 Flag