Wire Rings to Make and Sell DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial

Wire Rings to Make and Sell DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial. Purchase custom ring here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/700829609/simple-womans-ring-with-cats-eye-bead

Materials and Tools:
Ring mandrel sizers:
wood: http://amzn.to/2CvUZGJ
plastic: http://amzn.to/2Hw80Ue
metal: http://amzn.to/2GscmKN
Basic jewelry pliers: http://amzn.to/2eGVR1V

16 gauge silver copper wire for ring base: http://amzn.to/2EkApeG
18 gauge if making a smaller ring: http://amzn.to/2DCyl07
24 gauge wire to attach the bead (you can also use 22 gauge): http://amzn.to/2Cm2ofB

6mm cats eyes beads (multi pack) http://amzn.to/2CqWg3k
4mm round hematite beads http://amzn.to/2CehapD
8mm cats eyes beads (multi) http://amzn.to/2CfrkGI

Sterling Silver Wire:
20 gauge: http://amzn.to/2FHIrhh (best to buy half hard for the base)
18 gauge: http://amzn.to/2DW2bNR
24 gauge (dead soft) for the wire that attaches the bead: http://amzn.to/2BRU4zV

You can buy small amounts of Argentium silver wire on Etsy. It is like sterling silver, but tarnishes less. Purchase: http://etsy.me/2EFX7lf You would need RD-20g HH and RD-24g DS (if your bead has a small hole) or RD-22-HH or DS (if your bead has a medium hole). HH means half hard and DS means dead soft.

Pricing guide to sell rings: For copper wire rings of a similar style you can charge between $10 and $20. For sterling silver rings it would be double ie. between $20 and $40, depending on the bead.You can also browse Etsy.com and search “simple wire ring bead” to see similar rings and prices.

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