Bounce Rings

What Are Bounce Rings?

Bounce rings are small spherical rings with a break up in them. They’re basic in your jewelery making efforts as they maintain every part collectively. Should you didn’t have soar rings in your jewelery, properly, principally you’d have a pile of beads and string.

What Can I Use Them For?

Once you start jewelery making, you might not have a necessity for soar rings as you may properly be making 'string' or 'surf' jewelery with one thing like leather-based thong that simply knots collectively, however as you progress in your jewelery making journey, you will want to have them in your arsenal of supplies.

They provide an expert feeling to your items, ending them off properly and so they additionally maintain your jewelery collectively, stopping it from falling aside!

Very Good, However What Else Can I Use Them For?

Mainly, in case you can assume it, you can also make it! Solely your creativeness can restrict you. There are many items of jewelery you can also make utilizing solely soar rings and that is referred to as Chain Maille, of which there are lots of totally different variations.

You can also make Chain Maille Byzantine bracelet which might be place to start out. Byzantyne is only one model out of many maille patterns and is very often utilized in jewelery making.

As most supplies in jewelery making, soar rings come in several sizes. Like wire they arrive in several gauges which implies thickness in addition to diameter. I choose to dimension mine by diameter, I simply discover it simpler. So once I'm looking for soar rings, I normally go for 4mm Inside Diameter (ID) which is a fairly customary dimension and normally select 20ga thickness, until I’ve one thing particular deliberate. Bounce rings can even are available fairly patterns comparable to twisted wire and in a variety of various metals. Brass and copper make an attention-grabbing mixture 🙂

Under is only one information to totally different soar ring sizes utilizing 18ga wire:

(ID) – (OD) = Outdoors Diameter

2.5 – four.5

three.Zero – 5.Zero

three.5 – 5.5

four.Zero – 6.Zero

four.5 – 6.5

5.Zero – 7.Zero

5.5 – 7.5

6.Zero – eight.Zero

6.5 – eight.5

7.Zero – 9.Zero

7.5 – 9.5

eight.Zero – 10.Zero

eight.5 – 10.5

9.Zero – 11.Zero


10.Zero – 12-Zero

10.5 – 12.5

11.Zero – 13.Zero

11.5 – 13.5

12.Zero – 14.Zero

Once you change into extra assured along with your jewelery making, you might need to make your personal soar rings. They're very easy to make. You simply want one thing sturdy and skinny comparable to a pencil or wood piece of dowel, and all you do is take your required wire thickness (be certain that it's delicate or half laborious) (I'll go into hardness of wire in one other article)), wrap it across the dowel, slide it off when you’ve sufficient of a coil (or run out of wire!) and attempt to minimize by them neatly on the identical place every time with a pair of wire cutters. Presto! You will have made your very personal soar rings and they’re nice to know the right way to make particularly in case you occur to expire of purchased ones or in case you determine you want some which are barely totally different in dimension to those you’ve.