Ethiopian Opal Ring

Advance your skills as you craft this beautiful, one-of-a-kind ring.
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Description
Unique in shape, color, and design, craftt this stunning ring to house stunning opal. Advance your lapidary skills with step-by-step directions for first cutting this custom cabochon, then setting it in a completely customized ring. Boost your skills while forming a ring that will catch any onlooker's attention.

SKU: EP6001

Author/Speaker/Editor: John Heusler

Format: eProject

Details

Required Materials:

  • 18K rose wire 14 guage
  • 18K yellow tubing
  • 18K yellow hard and medium solder
  • 18K yellow bezel wire
  • 18K yellow 20 gauge sheet for bezel box
  • 18K yellow 12 gauge square wire for ring shank.

Technique: Metalsmithing

Tools: Lapidary grinding unit, pliers, hand files, ring mandrel, rawhide mallet, burnisher, flex shaft machine, stone setting bur, rotary file, rubber grinding wheel, buffing wheel, soldering set up

Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist January/February 2012

SKU: EP6001

Author/Speaker/Editor: John Heusler

Format: eProject