Introduction: LED Engagement Ring

Picture of LED Engagement Ring

A ring with built-in LED chip.

Step 1: Two Identical Rings.

Picture of Two Identical Rings.

First I made 2 identical rings.

Step 2:

Picture of

if you don't have access to a chuck lathe, you can buy two rings.
Check here for a chuck lathe in your city: http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/lathe

Step 3:

Picture of

draw a recess for the 5mm LED

Step 4: Recess for the LED

Picture of Recess for the LED

for the recess, you can use a dremel and a file.

Step 5: Soldering

Picture of Soldering

now, you can stuck it together with glue.

one half is the anode, the other half is the cathode.

solder the LED from inside.

now you need a second, similar ring, with a hi-cap capacitor instead of the LED.

--> if the rings touch each other, the LED is shining

Comments

craftclarity (author)2014-05-13

This is super cool! It'd be nice to have a little more explanation but I really like it!

h3ron (author)craftclarity2014-05-14

I'd like some more explanations too

Anred Zynch (author)h3ron2014-06-05

yes, i need more, too.

They say diamonds are a girls best friend, but in this case, I think it's LEDs! Please write more, this is so awesome!

About This Instructable

2,425views

51favorites

License:

More by bluetonyum:LED Engagement Ring
Add instructable to: