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Erica walks you through a variety of techniques to learn how to size a ring up or down, a great skill to have in your jewelry studio business.
July 24, 2018

How to Size a Ring in the Jewelry Studio

by Erica Stice

Having the skills to size rings can be very handy for your jewelry studio business, especially if you don't have the right size for a customer in stock. Learn sizing to capture more sales and offer superior service to your clients.

Learn how to determine the correct amount of material you need for a jewelry ring based on the desired finger size and material you choose.
July 17, 2018

How to Buy Ring Making Material

by Erica Stice

Check out our handy jewelry ring material conversion chart and learn how to calculate the right material length for each finger ring size with this tutorial.

Learn how to solder pattern wire rings or stacking rings made from half round wire stock. Use basic soldering & forming techniques for rings you will love.
June 26, 2018

Soldering Half Round Wire & Pattern Wire for Rings

by Erica Stice

We love to make silver rings in the Halstead Studio. These simple stackers are a low price-point crowd pleaser. If you're preparing for a show, a holiday is around the corner or you just want to bulk up inventory, ring bands can be a great addition to your collection.

Check out our infographic with 7 inspiring tips to spice up your jewelry ring designs in the studio. Learn fresh ideas for making silver rings now!
June 12, 2018

Jewelry Ring Design Tips & Ideas

by Erica Stice

Fast & Fabulous! What better way to explain our seven ring tips & trends that are featured below. Summer is the perfect time to show off silver rings for stacking, pattern wire bands or embellished charm rings. At Halstead we offer ring making materials and simple ready-to-wear rings in sterling silver, gold-filled and rose gold-filled.

Learn to make a metal rose flower ring with basic metalsmithing techniques in this tutorial guide from Halstead's Kelli Vanyek.
October 30, 2017

Make a Copper Rose Ring in Seven Easy Steps!

by Erica Stice

There are lots of possibilities with this metal rose flower ring made from copper sheet. Have fun with this light soldering project by our own Kelli Vanyek!

Erica Stice explores ways to embellish finger ring bands in this inspirational article that explores techniques for ring making.
July 25, 2017

4 Ideas for Embellishing Ring Bands

by Erica Stice

Get creative in your jewelry studio! These four rings were made in a day using silver bands and stacking rings combined with pattern sheet, links, rivets and other fun findings!

Learn how to make cool granular silver stacking rings embellished with beaded ball accents in this easy tutorial to start soldering and fabricating jewelry.
June 07, 2016

Granular Stacking Rings Tutorial

by Erica Stice

Do you love granular stacking rings? Read our latest tutorial blog and watch our granule video so you can start making them today!

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