March 2012: Ilse and Jan make their own wedding rings
On Saturday 10th March Ilse and Jan joined me to make their wedding rings. They really enjoyed the experience and where delighted with the two beautifully finished 18k white gold wedding rings that they made. Here are some images from their day with me in the studio.
Both Jan and Ilse made their rings from the same shape metal
so we began with one strip of 18k white gold.
Starting to shape the wire
Taking a look
Saw piercing through the ring
The two rings ready to be soldered
Adding the solder with a very steady hand!
Adding the solder
Hammering with a soft mallet to make the ring round
Ilse working at the bench
Jan matting the ring
Two 18k white gold wedding rings, one matt and one shiny
Sue makes rings to the size you select when ordering. If the ring does not fit, then she will re-size the ring free of charge (once only) providing:
- You (the customer) pay £9 to cover Royal Mail Special Delivery costs for returning the ring to you (can be paid online or via bank transfer).
- You (the customer) ensure it is returned within 14 days of delivery.
Please contact Sue before returning a ring for a re-size; it is so useful to have a discussion to help gauge how much adjustment is needed.
Please note: rings must be returned via Royal Mail Special Delivery and opting for the appropriate insurance option to cover the cost of the item. Sue Lane is not responsible for the delivery costs of returning a ring for re-sizing or for lost or damaged rings whilst in transit. For more details, please read our Returns Policy.
After 14 days: Sue will happily resize but at a cost based on the time needed to fulfil the work plus postage. Sue can quote for any work before you return the ring.
Any item made just for you, that is not one of Sue's standard designs: You (the customer) need to ensure the size is correct before Sue commences any work. If your order doesn't fit, Sue may be able to resize for you depending on the design and stones used. There may well be a charge involved due to the complexity of the design and for working with stones that where not supplied by Sue which may be difficult to work with. Contact Sue to discuss if it is possible and she can let you know the cost involved, including postage.
Not sure of your ring size?
If you are not sure of your ring size, please contact Sue. She can arrange your order and then post out a free ring sizer to you. You then simply call or email with the measurement.