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With a little bit of jewelry wire and a bead, you can make yourself a fabulous ring in minutes! Here's how.
Total Time: A few minutes
Source: Saw an idea like this online years ago, don't remember where! :)
This fashionable cocktail ring is easy to make and looks great too. Your friends will all want one.
Be creative by using vintage beads and whimsical adornments. Try coordinating or clashing colours depending on your taste and the seasons popular colours.
Approx. Time to Complete: 30 - 60 minutes
Decide upon an attractive bead to use as the focal point. Also choose three coordinating seed beads. Cut off 30 inches of jewellery making wire using wire cutters.
Congratulations! You should now have a balanced looking cocktail ring resembling the one in the picture. Please note: any variations are encouraged as they add to the originality of your handcrafted cocktail ring!
By Lisa from Halifax, Nova Scotia
Show your Irish spirit for St. Patrick's Day with a unique, handmade ring setting of emerald beads. This is a great way to use all those beads most of us already have to make St. Patrick's Day rings for kids, friends and yourself.
Make a ring for your Valentine. You need rocaille beads that are the size of a seed bead and some beading wire. Measure off about two feet of wire. Slip on four beads. Now run the one end of the wire through the last two beads on the other end of the wire.