SEPT. 8TH 2012

September 11th, 2012  .  by ellolite

Did you have a good weekend? I know I did! I had a great day with my students, Naomi and Christina for band ring workshop on Saturday. Even though weather was gloomy, we were productive and had lots of laugh. I am very proud of you ladies!

christina piercing circle making a ring

 

 

First step is to get familiar with jeweler’s bench tools. Christina was focusing on piercing a circle.

forming the ring with a rawhide mallet hammer

 

 

 

 

 

Forming the ring into a perfect round with rawhide mallet hammer.

polishing a ring

 

 

 

 

 

Safety first! Do not wear anything on your hands while polishing.

doming the ring

 

 

 

 

 

Doming the ring.

textured sterling silver ring

 

 

 

 

 

Tada~~ A sterling silver ring was beautifully done. It’s high polished, domed and textured with ball peen hammer.