How to use hardware to create jewelry
Finger tip rings aren’t that easy to come by here. And I love them. What’s a DIY fashionista to do?
|Fingertip ring 1.|
Make them of course.
I made three different types.
The first two are made from chain the the last one is made from an extra large O-ring also known as a Jump ring.
|Chrome chain and connector|
So for Fingertip ring 1. I took to the hardware shop and bought the kind of chain you use to attach plugs in kitchens and in bathrooms. I think it’s called chrome basin chain. They require a special connector to join the ends together.
|Fingertip ring 2.|
Measure the chain around your finger. Allow a small space for the connector. Cut chain. Join it. And that’s all there is to it.
|Jewelry chain and O-ring|
Fingertip ring 2. is the same only with different chain. I used jewelry chain and a very small O-ring to connect it .
Same procedure, measure the chain around your finger, allow for the O-ring, cut with pliers and join.
You could also make these rings larger for your fingers.
Fingertip ring 3. ring was the easiest of the lot. I bought jumbo O-rings and
|Fingertip ring 3|
they were a perfect fit for my finger tip.
If your fingers are smaller or larger you can either buy an O-ring that fits or adjust the open end of the O-ring.
|O-rings make perfect finger tip rings|
I stacked a few of them together on my finger. See image at right.
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Till next week!