Make your own Wedding rings

I have been asked on a few occasions to help couples to make their own wedding rings. Here in my studio near Whitby on the North York Moors I have all the tools and equipment you need and can help you to create your own special and unique rings for each other. On Saturday I spent a lovely day helping Nicole and Jamie make each other a wedding ring in sterling silver.

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We began the day with coffee and a discussions about the width, thickness and finish of the rings and then Nicole and Jamie learned how to use a piercing saw to cut their silver strip, working out the required length and cutting and filing it. They annealed it and while the silver strips were in the pickle they had a few attempts at stamping a little star punch into copper sheet – and then onto the silver strips. They annealed and pickled them again before forming the basic ring shapes and soldering the join with silver solder

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Once they were happy with the soldered seams they filed and sanded all the surfaces.

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After getting them to their chosen finish Nicole decided to oxidise the ring Jamie had made her to make the star punch marks stand out more

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Here are their lovely rings – I am now going to send them off for hallmarking ready for their big day at the beginning of May. Thanks to them both for a thoroughly enjoyable day and best wishes to them for their future together.

Author: lynneglazzard

A designer and teacher of metal clay, enamelling and jewellery making. I have a Higher Education teaching certificate and an MA in Design and am an experienced adult education tutor. I love designing and making colourful jewellery

2 thoughts on “Make your own Wedding rings”

  1. We are due to wed feb next year could we please discuss an appointment and possibly come along to your workshop allternativly ring us on 01947 459183 —yours sincearly
    Andy n Tracy

    1. Hi, sorry I’ve only just seen your comment. Yes, if you are still looking to do this you can give me a call and book for an initial discussion (I think you may be nearby?) 01947899040 Lynne

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