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Make Your Own Shrink Rings

Itching to get your creative and crafty side going?

Here’s a project you can do with yourself or with friends, or even with you kids. These rings are called Shrink Rings which PlanetJune describes as thin, flexible pieces that were first marketed as toys. These have been crafted using shrink plastic and baked so that it becomes a lot more durable.

PlanetJune did her own version by putting decorations on her creations:

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How to Make an Engagement Ring!

For those of you wondering if you can make your own engagement ring, it IS quite possible.  Of course, the best way to do it would be to have a jeweler friend who could guide you during the process of making an engagement ring.

One such man has done that feat with help of his jeweler, made a priceless ring his lover will never forget.

This project will take around 7 years of preparation and 42 hours of labor. Choose your inspiration wisely, then make sure to work with a professional for guidance, troubleshooting, advice and assistance.

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How to Make a Silver Ring from Old Quarters!

Did you know quarters made before 1964 are made with pure silver? Using a spoon, a drill, and a metal file, you can turn those quarters into a nice silver band.

Basically you tap on the quarter itself until it forms a ring then you drill out the inside.  Pretty neat way to make a ring, all from quarters!

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How to Make a Hex Coin Ring!

We’ve featured a post on how to make a coin ring before, here’s another great article showing you how to make a hex coin ring out of coins of course.

Step 1. This whole process can be done with a hammer, an anvil, and a 3/8″ bolt and nut. A more complete list of tools are as follows: Hammer, Anvil, 3/8″ bolt/nut, Drill bit or uni-bit or dremel, 220 grit sandpaper, silver polish compound, drill

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How to Make a Custom Platinum Diamond Engagement Ring!

For those of you who want to make a custom platinum diamond engagement ring yourself, there’s actually a way using wax to mold your custom designs.

Chris Parry, a professional jeweler, has revealed his method over at Instructables.com.

This certainly ain’t for the faint-hearted but for those of you who have the right tools, you might be able to get a custom design just in time for your

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How to Clean your Rings and Other Jewelry!

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For those of you looking for better ways to clean your rings and other jewelry without a visit to your local jewelry shop, there is a way, you can use one of these Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaners that will get rid of dirt and dust particles using 42,000Hz of ultrasonic waves.  Not only is this safer but your jewelry will thank you for it.

This is the ultrasonic jewelry cleaner selected best for effectiveness and ease of use in tests conducte

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DIY – How to Make Beaded Rings!

Here’s a cool DIY showing you how to make beaded rings.

This is an easy yet lovely beaded ring. The pattern accomodates just about any size of beads. The ring is slightly more challenging than the Hugs & Kisses ring, but also more adaptable. The technique is useful to learn for encircling large beads for other types of jewelry, too.

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DIY – How to make a Ring Heart Shadow!

Okay, this isn’t really a how to but it’s cool that now you know.

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DIY – How to make a ‘Rosette’ Wire Wrapped Ring!

Here’s a great DIY on how to make a “Rosette” ring!

This super-simple ring is the perfect starting point for learning to make all kinds of more elaborate wire wrapped rings. After you’ve perfected this one, start experimenting with variations – different metals, adding beads and stones, etc. – and show me what you come up with!

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