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Ring a ling a ling 3

About this design:

These are button rings I've made. I've discovered that it's best to have a short shank on the button and wrap multiple times so the button doesn't wiggle so much. Love the added pop of color to any outfit!

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    LeighAnn F says:

    Absolutely love how you do this! How about giving us a short tutorial on this! I love it! Great choice of buttons.

  2. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:


  3. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Oh Wow! Yes!!! A tutorial would be awesome!!!

  4. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Look at these how awesome!…I have some real antique buttons that would be amazing like this! I have so many rings though I hardly wear them…I truly love these though!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    How fun. Great idea.

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    These are fantastic rings, Cheryl! I make a lot of rings, too — don’t have enough fingers to wear them all!!! LOL 8O

  7. Steph
    Steph says:

    definatly like these

  8. Skittles mommy
    Skittles mommy says:

    Thank you girls! I truly love rings, always have. I had way too many before I started making them and now, well you know! :)
    A quick how-to: I use 22gauge artistic wire about 15-18 inches in length depending on the ring size. Straighten the wire and “thread” the button on to the center and create a crease in the wire at the shank. Place on a ring mandrel one size larger then you need. Wrap one wire around the top of the button 2x around the mandrel going in one direction and do the same thing with under the button in the opposite direction. Then take the wires and wrap around the button shank several times (3-5 depending on the amount of wire – you need to leave wire to wrap the ring itself) Slip the ring off the mandrel and it will appear as though one wire should wrap down – wrap that tightly around one side of the ring itself very close to the shank of the button. Do the same thing to the opposite side and you will see that that one should appear to be going up. Tighten with your bent nose or nylon jawed pliers and voila! You have a ring!

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Very cool! ;)

  10. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    All your rings are fabulous, love the buttons!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful rings and thanks for the instruction!

  12. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    These are really neat. I can see how these would be addicting with all of the cool buttons they have now. This would be a great option to try with Czech Glass buttons. Oooo an excuse to shop! :)

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