Introduction: DIY Tutorial - How to Make Sterling Silver Ring With 3 Different Patterns!

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Tools and Materials:

  • Sterling silver
  • Marker Pen, Pencil
  • Water
  • Hammer, Texture hammer
  • Scissors
  • Lighter

Step 1: Confirm the Size

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Measure the silver wire’s length and we will trim 4 silver wires of the same length.

Step 2: Heating and Cooling

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Use heater to heat up the 4 sections of silver wires and they will be softened. Cool them down with cold water.

Step 3: The First Pattern

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Put one of the silver wires onto the platform and choose the vertical hammer to hammer it evenly. The vertical patterns will be on the silver wire.

Step 4: The Second Pattern

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Put the second silver wire onto the platform and choose the hammer of ripple pattern to hammer the wire evenly. The ripple patterns will be on the wire.

Step 5: The Third Pattern

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Use tweezers to clip the 2 silver wires and make them straight. One end will be clipped to be tight and the other one end will be clipped together by a tweezers. Now we turn the tweezers and twist the 2 wires and achieve the shape. Next, we place it on the platform and use hammer to make it flat.

Step 6: Welding

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These 3 types of silver wires will be put together and be welded. Add in welding powder and heat them to weld them together. Cool it down with cold water.

Step 7: Trimming

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Due to the processing of hammering, twisting and welding, the silver wire will occur a bit of inhomogeneous lengthening and we will use scissors to trim the 2 ends of the silver wire.

Step 8: Silver Ball’s Making

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Trim off a section of silver wire and use heater to heat it to make it melt to be the shape of a ball.

Step 9: Decorating

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Add welding powder to the 2 ends of the welded silver and put the silver ball onto the surface. Use heater to weld the silver ball to the silver.

Step 10: Polish the Welding Part

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Welding dirt will be on the jewelry and we will use tools to polish the dirt away.

Step 11: Shaping

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Place the silver onto the ring mould and use soft hammer to hammer the silver to its shape.

Step 12: Polishing and Cleaning

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Put the ring into the polishing machine and clean it. After cleaning, soak the ring into clean water.

Step 13: Complete!!!

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In this video:

1. We show three ways pattern making on sterling silver

2. How to weld the sterling silver

And finally, how to make a ring. Hope you will like it!!

Comments

GrmSt (author)2017-09-05

You make it look soooo easy.

Inspiring!

BenjaminB98 (author)2017-09-05

You guys are making some epic jewelry