Victorian Stunner

Victorian Stunner
An impressive Victorian-inspired adjustable filigree ring with a stunning Swarovski crystal rivoli in the center. Easy to make and gorgeous to wear.
  • Project:R602
  • Skill Level:Beginner
  • Designer:Julie Bean
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Instructions

  1. If you do not already know your ring size, measure it using a ring sizer or go to a jewelry store and ask them to measure your finger. There is usually no charge for this. This ring is adjustable, so you will have some room to work with.
  2. Find the corresponding number on the ring mandrel as your ring size. Line the mid point of the filigree width with that number on the mandrel. Using the pressure of your fingers, mold the filigree around the mandrel to form the ring.
  3. Place your Swarovski rivoli in the center of your bead cap and press the bead cap petals around the crystal, making a setting.
  4. Cut 6" of 26 gauge wire. Fold in half. Going from the underside of the ring, thread the wire through two adjacent holes in the middle of the ring. Pull through to the other side (the top side). Thread one end of wire through the bottom of your Swarovski bead cap setting and pull out the other side, do the same with the other end of wire but come from the opposite side. Pull snug so that the crystal setting is tight against the top of the filigree. If you want to add a little stability, loop each end of wire in and out several underside filigree holes, just make sure your wire ends come out the top and do not do more then one or two of these securings.
  5. Now take one end of wire and wind it around the base of your bead cap setting until you run out of wire. Do the same with the other end of wire, but wind in the opposite direction.
  6. To see this project from start to finish, watch the video.
  7. Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PND-7015 - Vintaj Natural Brass Diamond Trellis Filigree Stamping 64x21mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-4253 - Vintaj Natural Brass Fancy 16mm Filigree Bead Caps (4)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-4208 - BeadSmith Non-Tarnish Antique Brass Color Copper Craft Wire 26 Gauge - 30 Yards
    Project uses 6 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-9305 - Swarovski Crystal, 1122 Rivoli Fancy Stones 12mm, 4 Pieces, Silk Sf
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-0152 - Deluxe Aluminum Ring Sizing Mandrel Wire Wrapping Tool Sizes 2-15

Additional Information

Additional Information

Project Type Ring
Product Type Project
Technique Basic Beading
Project Theme Vintage Look
Designer Julie Bean
Skill Level Beginner
Project Status Current
Ingredients BMB-4253, PND-7015, SWC-9305, WCR-4208

Purchase Project Bundle:

Supplies For Project R602 - Victorian Stunner

Includes all packages of items below and printed instructions.

Recommended tools are not included.

$14.49
 / kit

or Purchase Supplies Separately:

Victorian Stunner

Swarovski Crystal, #1122 Rivoli Fancy Stones 12mm, 4 Pieces, Silk Sf

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 4 Pieces

$2.75
 / package  | SKU: SWC-9305
Victorian Stunner

Vintaj Natural Brass Fancy 16mm Filigree Bead Caps (4)

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 4 Pieces

$1.79
 / package  | SKU: BMB-4253
Victorian Stunner

Vintaj Natural Brass Diamond Trellis Filigree Stamping 64x21mm (1)

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 1 Piece

$3.75
 / package  | SKU: PND-7015
Victorian Stunner

BeadSmith Non-Tarnish Antique Brass Color Copper Craft Wire 26 Gauge - 30 Yards

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 1 Spool

$5.25
 / package  | SKU: WCR-4208

Tools:

Victorian Stunner

Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex

$13.75
 / package  | SKU: XTL-5600
Victorian Stunner
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