Cloud Castle Ring

PROJECT R7008
Designer: Rachel Zaimont
Skill Level: Beginner
Ethereal crystalline fire-polished glass and Toho demi round beads frame a single Czech bicone in this delicate, adjustable wire ring that works up in just a few minutes on the Artistic Wire ring jig.
Instructions
  1. To learn how to make this ring from start to finish, please watch our video: How to Make an Adjustable Beaded Ring Using the Artistic Wire Adjustable Ring Jig. In this video you'll learn how to straighten your wire with nylon jaw pliers, form the ring on the ring jig and add beads, and create the adjustable mechanism that gives the ring flexibility to change size.
  2. Add your beads in the following order: 1 fire polished bead, 2 demi rounds, 1 fire polished bead, 2 demi rounds, 1 fire polished bead, 2 demi rounds, 1 silver bicone, 2 demi rounds, 1 fire polished bead, 2 demi rounds, 1 fire polished bead, 2 demi rounds, 1 fire polished bead. See photo for reference.
  3. Enjoy your ring!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • DRH-0002 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm) Size, 7.8 Grams, 101 Transparent Lustered Crystal
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-00195 - True2 Czech Fire Polished Glass, Faceted Round Beads 2mm, 50 Pieces, Crystal Blue Rainbow
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCZ-54143 - Preciosa Czech Crystal 4mm Bicone Beads 'Crystal Labrador' (50)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-2230 - Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 22 Gauge Thick, 8 Yard Spool, Tarnish Resistant Silver
    Project uses 7 inches. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-6005 - Artistic Wire, Findings Forms Jig Tool, Adjustable Ring Jig for 18-24 Gauge Wire
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-0074 - Eurotool Nylon Jaw Pliers Chain Nose- For Scratch-Free Wire Work
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Special Occasion, Bridal
Ingredients DRH-0002, BCP-00195, BCZ-54143, WCR-2230,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm), 7.8 Grams, #101 Transparent Lustered Crystal
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.24 / Package | SKU: DRH-0002
True2 Czech Fire Polished Glass, Faceted Round Beads 2mm, 50 Pieces, Crystal Blue Rainbow
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.31 / Package | SKU: BCP-00195
Preciosa Czech Crystal 4mm Bicone Beads 'Crystal Labrador' (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.64 / Package | SKU: BCZ-54143
Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 22 Gauge Thick, 8 Yard Spool, Tarnish Resistant Silver
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.32 / Package | SKU: WCR-2230
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$5.77 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece

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