Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist

Look Through It

HOLLOW FORM JEWELRY should be a mainstay in your bag of tricks. I wanted to get a little funky and use a bunch of techniques on this ring to see how it would turn out.

I think you’ll like it. Just remember, you must leave at least one hole in your hollow form ring to allow for the hot air created while soldering. If you try to close it up entirely, you run a great risk of having your ring implode as the hot air cools inside the ring and has no way to get more air to fill the space.

THE SHANK

To begin with, you’ll need a couple

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