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Seed Bead Stackable Rings

These are cute little rings that will use up your leftover seed beads. I used our tiny charms to embellish the rings which added movement and sparkle.

The Winking Eye

Wire wrapped ring. For Christmas I bought myself a bunch of assorted wire, square, half round and round, so I could try to do some more advanced...
Components: Turquoise cabochon. Copper wire, 20 guage square and 26 guage round.

Crystal Crusted Ring

I wore this ring to a party and met another jewelry maker. She liked the ring so much I gifted it to her. It's wire wrapped and I hadn't had as...
Components: Oval crystal large glass bead in the center, craft Wire, and small rock quartz crystal beads along the outer edges.

It’s just a ring thing

I had my granddaughter for several days this week and she wanted to learn how to make rings. We watched a few videos and looked at LB’s ring...
Components: We used lots of assorted color and gauge wires. We also used assorted Czech glass flowers from LB, carnelian beads, Swarovski pearls and stash beads.

Framed Seed Bead Ring

Simply wire wrap your favorite seed beads into the frame to create a unique statement ring.

In Bloom Ring

Create endless ring designs using wire and your favorite Czech glass or gemstone beads.

Copper Shield Ring

This copper shield ring was made by cutting a one inch circle from a sheet of textured copper. Sanded, polished and forming into a curved shield...
Components: copper and silver plated wire

Le Chat Noir

Black cat ring just in time for Halloween. Embroidered with a fine silk and set in gold Nunn design bezel ring setting. @thimblethistle
Components: Nunn Design Gold (plated) Traditional Oval Adjustable Bezel Ring 19x24mm

I made a ring!

A little Guadalupe poppy jasper cab from TheStoneLab on Etsy. I formerly believed that rings would be really, really hard to make. This took me a...
Components: Guadalupe poppy jasper, 18ga and 26ga copper wire, one big, lazy dog.

Mess of rings!

When I decide to dive into a particular project, I high dive! I took some yummy rivolis & glued into mostly JBB & Nunn settings with epoxy. That...
Components: Various ring settings in gold, silver & copper, 12 & 14mm Swarovski rivolis-some colors are a special coating from a US seller on Ebay, 5-minute epoxy. The other gem is charoite.

Itsy Bezel Ring

Designer: Haylee Troncone
Haylee shows a creative way to embellish this small bezel ring/bracelet. Follow Nunn Design's Step by Step instructions...

Wirewrapped Rings by JCL

Wirewrapped rings in Copper and Sterling Silver
Components: I have not posted in a while. This is a sample of some of the rings I have been working on. Any feed back would be great.


Had some fun playing at ring making!
Components: Magnetic Rainbow Hematite & 18G bare phosphor bronze wire 8mm lilac stone & 20G Ocean Blue wire 8mm Pietersite & 20G copper wire Sterling silver JBB embellishment ring with the new Swarovski pearl color Crystal Pearlescent White, CAB crystals, SS 2mm beads, 8/0 seed beads loaded on SS headpins

Springtime in the Rockies

I had a few of these nests made and decided to order these Mykonos pewter birds. Initially the intention was to make necklaces, however, I didn't...
Components: Mykonos pewter bird, copper wire various gauges, labradorite

Snow Queen Bling

This is my first "real" attempt at making a ring!!! The beads I used are named "fairy sparx" (I bought them on etsy -shhhh don't tell LB!) and I...
Components: Vintaj copper wire various gauges, English cut Czech glass beads (and Netflix....)

First attempt at rings!

First ring made from memory wire, second is wirewrapping around a mandrel
Components: 1. Seed beads, Czech glass, jasper focal 2. faceted onyx, Swarovski rose gold pearls, gold wrapping wire 18-20 gauge?

Blossom Toe Rings

I got inspired by the upcoming summer at the Jersey shore. Time to create some seasonal jewelry! Best part about these toes rings; they also fit my...
Components: Czech glass flowers, 24g silver plated wire, ring mandrel

Nunn Ring Bling

I make tons of wire wrapped rings...and bought these Nunn Design ring blanks awhile ago. Rediscovered them today on my workbench and made these...
Components: Nunn ring blanks (available from Lima), gold wire, and various stones, glass, stick pearls, and abalone.

It's the Little Things...

I got some fire polished beads from a Sunday Circular and made this super simple ring.
Components: Wire, fire polished round

Scrap Metal

This was originally a finding, but I cut it and and added the sardonyx round for flair.
Components: Sardonyx round, round finding

A Practical Ring is a Practical Thing

Very unlike me, I'll post yet another piece on the same day! This ring I made for my hairdresser, who likes chunky rings, but they have to be...
Components: Brass sheet (0.7 mm?), sawed, filed and sanded, annealed and embossed, and bent and hammered into shape.

Lavender Nest Egg

I love making birds nest jewelry and love the way these Czech glass compliment the silver. I will probably post more nests in the future.
Components: Amethyst druk beads, 24 gauge silver wire

Cinderella Stuff

I wanted to try out crystal clay and decided it would be a great piece.
Components: Bezel, crystal clay, sparkle dust.

A Little Mushroom

Here is the ring I made using some of my copper etching experiments that I posted a week and a half ago! First thought I was doming them to make...
Components: Sheet sterling silver (about 1 mm), wire, etched copper (0, 7 mm??), patina and wax for the copper.

A Trio of Rings

Thought I'd make some rings but didn't expect the design to get out of control like it did with two of them! At least one is a fairly normal...
Components: 14ga brass wire and lots of heat!

A Very Odd Ring!

I can't believe my luck!!! The first ever class I take in jewelry techniques turns out to be THE dream course!! I've learned SO much in two long,...
Components: Sterling silver sheet (1 mm, I think), sterling silver wire (1, 2 mm), impression jasper nugget (LB!).

...and a Handful of Bronze, plus some...

Then I decided to try and make a matching ring of the VERY sturdy bronze wire. The model is what you could call classical, everyone has seen it...
Components: Bronze wire, 14 gauge. Brass wire, 1.5 mm and black patina. Sterling silver 2 mm wire. And torch, hammer, etc.!

Swirly Rings

Happy New Year, LB Friends!
I'm practicing some swirls on artistic wire rings for a high school girls slumber party tomorrow night.
Components: non tarnishing silver artistic wire 18 gauge, beads

Steel and Stones ring

Tough but pretty piece of jewelry.
Components: 16 and 22 gauge annealed steel wire and assorted pink beads.

Topaz Window

Ring made with the leftover beads from my Fleur Tachée/Stained Flower bracelet.
Components: I used the Topaz Firepolished, Green Firepolished, the small Topaz rondelles and some 3mm Bronze Glass pearls. I used a piece of Deer antler that I am about to sculpt beads out of to hold my ring. My husband found it on his last trip up north and I spent 3 days cleaning it to be this sparkling white.

Painted Anchor Ring

The colors in this ring change depending on the light. It's like looking at a new ring whenever you move your hand!
Components: Nunn Design Antique Silver (plated) Large Ornate Oval Bezel Adjustable Ring 24x30mm, bezel effect paint in Midnight Blue and Turquoise, Charm, Resin

rings with blings

I made these 3 rings today.
I was inspired bu my daughter, Isabella after she
expressed how excited she was when I told her
I wanted to make...
Components: Artistic Wire Silver and or Pink ga. 20 Purple Amythest Small Nugget Chips Faceted Oval Blue Topaz Round Purple Flourite

Celtic Green Ring

I made this for my Sister-in-law, Marybeth for her birthday.
Components: A silver Ring with Swarovski Bicones, in emrald, Green Opal, Erinite, with small pewter celtic knot pendant.

Sapphire Elegance

This one was a commission request for a Silver and Sapphire ring, Size 10. I like how it turned out. =^__^=
Components: Argentium Sterling Wire, Toho/Miyuki Seed Beads, Bali Sterling Beads and Bead Caps, Faceted Sapphire Round, Sapphire Rondelle and Two tiny Goldstone Rounds.

Double The Dangles

These are two rings I made. I love the movement and the colors. Easy-peasy pieces to make also!
Components: Silvertone adjustable rings, pearls, cube beads, silver beads all attached with headpins that were wrapped and attached.

Silver and Teal wire wrapped ring

wire wrapped bead ring
Components: Silver plated 20 gauge wire, glass bead

Peyote Rings

I love this piece I created because the color is very bright and I love colors that really stand out. When ever I wear it that's the first thing I...
Components: Yellow 11o seed beads, silver 15o seed beads and Swarovski Elements Crystal Rivolis.

Peyote Rings

I love to bead I find it very relaxing. When I deign a peice I don't design on paper I just look at what I have in front of me and I take it from...
Components: Ravoli Crystals, 11o seed beads, 15o seed bead And Swarovski Crystals.

Copper Rings

There is a site I visit frequently that has a wealth of info, tutorials, etc. If you are not familiar with it then check it out. It is Jewelry...
Components: copper wire, one Czech FP glass bead