I love rings. I love all kinds of rings. I saw a ring design and just decided to try to make it myself. I’m not terribly crafty but these were really easy to make and really inexpensive. My daughters helped me out too and we made several DIY Rings.
These would be great presents too…Mother’s Day, Birthdays, etc.
All of the materials can be picked up at a craft store like Michaels or JoAnns.
I purchased a cheap ring sizer, silver jewelry wire and beads for the center stone. As far as the wire, you can get your preference for size but just make sure that it will fit through your bead.
To start out, cut a piece of the wire (depending on size of the ring and your design, you’ll have to play with how long you cut. Start out with a longer piece, you can always cut off the extra. Maybe start with 12-18″. You might also want to pick up a jewelry wire cutter if you don’t already have one).
String the wire through one of your beads, centering the bead in the middle.
Put the bead and the wire around your ring sizer on the size ring that you’re making. This helps shape the ring but then obviously makes it the right size.
Then just keep wrapping the wire around the bead creating your design.
There are a lot of different ways you can make these rings. Each one will probably turn out different as you can see by the 3 in the picture at the top. I love the birds nest type design the best I think.
Then just trim off any excess wire and tuck in the ends into your design. I used a silver polishing cloth to wipe off the rings when they were finished…otherwise, depending on the wire you use, they can leave black marks on your fingers. 😉
These are so easy and great to make ahead and have on hand for those last minute gifts.
Have fun making these DIY Rings!
These look great. I can’t wait to make one!
Maria Ramos says
Thanks for sharing this fun craft idea! I used to love making rings out of beads when I was growing up. I will definitely have to share this with my daughters. 🙂
Those are pretty neat!
Sabrina Dix says
This is so cool…thanks for sharing.
There is so much pride in saying “I made it myself!”
Thank yu for sharing this! I too love rings and costume jewelry, which can get pretty pricey. I love saving money and this will def come in handy. Again, thank yu!
Chrystal Thurston says
These look like alot of fun, and possibly another way to make milk money, thank you!
Julie Beane says
Very sweet idea
I like the idea, cute for a sleepover or something
wendi watson says
looks simple enough that i could probably pull this one off lol
Priscilla S. says
Cute idea! A great way to make some play jewelry that feels very real.
I love reading craft ideas. I’ve never been crafty, myself. These would be fun activities for the kids.
Nickie Busco says
This is a really cool idea!!!!
Rebecca Carter says
these are so fun and easy to make
These rings are cute. You’re right they are great to make and give as gifts. Thank you for sharing this great craft.
Peggy Johnson says
This would be a great girls night project
Farrah King says
If I had a girl, we would definitely attempt these rings!
Betty Baez says
My mom makes her own rings too! These are pretty!
Stacy Calhoun says
These look like so much fun, i bet my kids would love them, and i can make myself funky ones to go with my outfits. Beautiful
This would be a great idea for a birthday party or a theme party, and you can make it as intricate or as simple as needed to cater to the group in the party. I like this idea a lot.
MaryBeth Elderton says
These are so pretty. You can also find silver wires for those of us who are allergic to some metals.
Kimberly Flickinger says
I would never have thought of this! Thank you so much for posting!
sandy weinstein says
great idea for jewelry making, although i dont have the time to do now…but maybe in the future, thanks for the know how
Paula Morgan says
Great job!! Your rings turned out so well!! I truly need to get back into making my own jewelry again!! This is a great way to start!! ♥
Dawn K. says
My girls at school would love to do this. thanks for sharing the idea.
Thanks! I love making my own jewelry.
Cheryl Reinhardt says
What a great idea!!! Would never have thought to do that with beads,,, will have to try, thanks…………
RANDY FULGHAM says
THIS IS PRETTY COOL IDEAL!!!!
Jasmine P says
These are so pretty!
These look fun to try.
Lily Kwan says
These rings look very nice. Thanks for sharing!