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.

For more DIY ideas and inspo visit the Greenie Galleries at the top of this page.

Till next week!

Greenie.

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