Hello everyone, sorry I haven’t posted in awhile, however I hope everyone had fun with valentines day and currently Chinese new year!
Today we I am going to go over a moonstone ring, now you don’t have to use moonstones but I think they are pretty cool.
I am specifically using rainbow moonstones, now they don’t appear in my photos well but they have a base color of white and when you move them around often you will see beautiful colors reflected back at you such as green, yellow, purple and blue. It is more noticeable the larger moonstone bead you have it.
You don’t have to use moonstones you can use any type of bead that you like. Since these are so easy to make you could make one for every color you like. Also perfect if you can never find a ring you like in your ring size, just make your own!
now on wards with the actual ring, It is very simple and lets the beads you have chosen to be the main focus in this beautiful piece.
What you will need
Fine wire (tarnish resistant) – 28 gauge wire. I used a black 28 gauge wire.
Crochet hook – I used a (6) 1.80 mm hook.
Beads – 4 side beads – 4x2mm rondelle beads (I used rainbow moonstones), 1 center bead – 8x4mm rondelle bead ( I used a black bead), you can easily use a smaller bead or just a row of the same beads instead.
Wire pliers– to get the wire as tight as possible on the ends!
Scissors – to cut the wire of course (it’s very fine so normal scissors will work).
places your beads on the wire, then chain until you can fit it around the finger you are making ( I will make a chart later) then chain 1 more.
slip stitch your ends together, chain 1 and slip stitch around your ring finishing with a slip stitch in the chain 1.
SC , SC with bead until you run out of beads, SC and fasten off.
Sometimes the beads on the ends will be at slightly odd angles and that is just because of how the layout is. To fix this we are going to take the end wires and following along the bottom side of the ring, push them from the front of the ring to the back in the bead holes. Bring the wire towards the ridge section on the backside of the ring and wrap around a couple of time. Cut the wire, fold it in half, and push into the body of the ring so that you wont be able to feel it. Do this for both of your end tails.
(the back of the ring is where you can see the chain section in the third row)
Congratulations you now have a marvelous ring!
If you have any questions or concerns, please ask below and I will get back to you as soon as I can.