Archer's Thumb Ring

Create this gorgeously ornate ring inspired by historical events and myths.
SKU: EP10982

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Forge your own version of the archer's ring. Build your jewelry making skills with techniques such as metal fabrication, stone setting, soldering, bezeling, and filing as you crat this ornate ring that pulls its shape from history.

Required Materials:
  • Black jade or onyx
  • 12 gauge sterling sheet
  • 16 gauge sterling sheet
  • 16 gauge round sterling wire
  • Faceted red garnet
  • Faceted round white sapphires
  • Faceted round garnets
  • SOLDERING: torch setup, steel binding wire, yellow ochre
  • HAND AND FABRICATION: jeweler's saw, anvil, ring mandrel, chain nose pliers, file set, nylon mallet, small forging hammer, curved stamp
  • LAPIDARY: Lasco diamond carving heads and polishing compounds, flexible sanding and polishing pads
  • FINISHING: Flex shaft, 400 and 600 grit sandpaper, bur setting set, 400 grit radial bristle brush
  • SETTING: painter's tape, marking pen, beeswax, pitch bowl and steel punches
  • OPTIONAL: band saw with laser guide

Technique: metal fabrication, stone setting, soldering, bezeling, filing, and lapidary
Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist September/October 2014
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SKU EP10982
Author/Speaker/Editor Roger Halas
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