Retired - Silver Doris Day Ring

PROJECT R632
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
Add instant sparkle to your wardrobe with this glamorous vintage-inspired ring. The spiky bead caps are a fun contrast to the dazzling SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystal chatons.
Instructions
  1. To make this ring, please first watch the video: How to Use Crystal Clay.
  2. Next, the making of this entire ring is demonstrated in the video: How to Make a Vintage-Inspired Ring Using Crystal Clay, Bead Caps, and Chatons.
  3. If you prefer to not watch the video, below is a very brief overview of what to do to make this ring:
  4. Mix up a large pea size amount of Crystal Clay. Pinch off about a one third of the clay and roll the rest into a ball. Place the ball on the glue-on pad of your ring finding and flatten slightly so that it forms a dome shape.
  5. Place 12 or 13 bead caps into the clay (however many will fit), their narrow tapered end being inserted into the clay. See photo for placement.
  6. Now take your pinched off amount of clay and pinch little balls off of it. These should be about the size of a 2mm bead or approx the size of a large pin head (those yellow pins used for sewing). Place one of these little balls into the center of one of the bead caps on the ring and then use your magical pick to place a SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystal chaton into it. Repeat this with all of your bead caps and chatons.
  7. Let cure overnight.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FRG-0893 - Nickel Alloy Color Adjustable Ring With 12mm Glue On Plate (4)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • TRC-251 - Crystal Clay 2-Part Epoxy Clay Kit 'White' 25 Grams
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-1902 - Silver Plated Dotted Palm Bead Caps 5.5mm (20)
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWCH-53280 - Swarovski Crystal, 1088 Xirius Round Stone Chatons pp32, 24 Pieces, Lt Rose
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-4004 - Beadsmith Magical Rhinestone Pick Up Tool With Cleaning Kit - Great For Placing Flatback Rhinestones
Additional Information
Ingredients FRG-0893, TRC-251, BMB-1902, SWCH-53280,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Nickel Alloy Color Adjustable Ring With 12mm Glue On Plate (4)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: FRG-0893
Crystal Clay 2-Part Epoxy Clay Kit 'White' 25 Grams
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Kit.
$11.99 / Package | SKU: TRC-251
Silver Plated Dotted Palm Bead Caps 5.5mm (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.89 / Package | SKU: BMB-1902
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