Silversmith

Sizing a Finger Ring Down

How to Size a Ring Down

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Sizing a ring up, in my opinion, is much easier than sizing a ring down. You have ring stretchers that allow you to get the job done quickly, but there are not that many tools available when reducing the size of a ring.

Sizing a Finger Ring Up

How to Size a Ring Up

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Having the skills to size rings can be very handy for your jewelry studio business, especially if you don’t have the right size for a customer in stock. Learn sizing to capture more sales and offer superior service to your clients.

Bezel Strip Wire

How to Buy Bezel Strip Wire

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If you make custom cabochon settings on a regular basis, it makes sense to buy basic bezel strip by the troy ounce coil so you always have material on hand. But, if you need just a little fancy gallery bezel for a special project or you rarely set custom cab sizes, it makes more sense to just buy what you need for a specific piece. This guide will walk you through the basics of buying bezel wire so you can get exactly what you need.