Round out your jewelry making with lessons for fast and fabulous metal rings. Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen I. Driggs in 7 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to fabricate metal rings in an hour or less. Boost your jewelry-making skills with how-tos for simple overlapped bands, soldered bands made of round wire and half-round wire, and riveted rings. Plus, discover several variations on each ring to jump-start you own designs.
Uploaded by rockosjewelry on Jul 4, 2011 "I was recently asked for some advice on how to solder a very small bezel setting to a thin wire band. This is a how to explaining the process, and helping you to avoid some common issues, such as work coming apart or moving while you solder, and excessive solder causing a buildup around the setting in situations where there is very little surface contact."