Rings From Coins by The Ring Tree (Nicholas)

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The idea of making rings from coins came from a desire to make a unique and very special engagement ring.  This coin ring was the spark that started The Ring Tree.

“I made my first coin ring because I wanted a special handmade engagement ring (my girl is very special, store bought just won’t do). I managed to create a smooth silver ring with a hammer, a silver coin, and a lot of patience.
Seeing people admire this ring sparked my interest. I decided to try to make a coin ring without ruining the coin’s details. It took some trial and error, some failed attempts, and a bit of frustration, but I finally got my first double-sided coin ring. After showing it to a few friends, one of them convinced me that I should make them available on Etsy.”

Nicholas

website / facebook /  etsy

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How to make coin rings

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Find the coin you want to use. Quarters are probably the easiest to do.
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Find someway to make sure you get the hole perfectly centered. If it’s off center, it makes for a difficult ring.
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Make your hole.
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Look good?
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Heat it up so it’s easy to work with.
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It should look like this when it’s cool.
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Begin the hammering.
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Hammering is the hardest and most tedious part of the process, it takes quite a few rings to get this technique just right.
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After awhile, you should end up with something like this.
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Continue to apply heat and hammer until you get a solid ring shape. The top edge in this one has already begun to be polished.
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Second hardest part of the process, polishing it without losing all the detail.
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The finished product.
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One Response to Rings From Coins by The Ring Tree (Nicholas)

  1. christobolb says:

    Reblogged this on Christobol Marist and commented:
    Creative

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