Create Wire and Cabochon Rings with Richard Sweetman Video Download

Take your metalsmithing skills to the next level with this accessible project. Learn how to create custom bezels, fabricate a ring band, and so much more from Richard Sweetman!
SKU: EP10781

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You'll love this if:

  • You want to learn how to create a custom bezel at home.
  • You want to utilize basic design principles in a fast and fashionable project.
  • You want to learn how to fabricate a wire ring shank.

Join metalsmith and jewelry teacher Richard Sweetman for this video workshop as you create a custom bezel, fabricate a wire ring shank, and solder effectively all while crafting a beautiful ring! See every step you need for successful ring making and discover how to let your creativity soar as you twist and form the wires of your ring shank into beautiful decorative embellishments. With clear, step-by-step directions and helpful shortcuts, you can advance your skills and finally showcase your favorite cabochons in expertly crafted bezels atop a stylish ring design.

Download your copy of Create Wire and Cabochon Rings today to:

  • Discover accessible directions for creating custom bezels.
  • Learn how to fabricate a decorative wire shank that is completely customizable.
  • Uncover helpful stone setting techniques for flawlessly setting your stones.
  • Dare to be bold - see beautiful alternatives so you can put your own twist on the design.
  • See how to pull your own wire so you can create your own custom gauge at home.
  • And so much more!
RICHARD SWEETMAN is an artist and teacher of more than 30 years. He received his BFA from Colorado State University and his MFA from the University of Oregon. He worked as a goldsmith in San Francisco before accepting a teaching position at Arapahoe Community College in Denver. Richard built a very successful metals program at ACC. He currently runs a co-op metalsmithing studio in Denver. Visit for more information.
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP10781
Product Type Video Download
File Type MP4, PDF
Author/Designer Richard Sweetman
Technique Wire Working
Project Rings
Customer Reviews (1)
Excellant, clear instuctions
I haven't actually had time to make the ring project yet but this video makes me think I can do it. Really good, clear and simple instructions from a very experienced teacher. Thank you to Mr. Sweetman. Review by Monica (Posted on 2/8/2016)
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