See the process
Instructor and bride melting platinum casting grain. First steps of making the ring.
Bride melting her own platinum casting grain.
Couple pouring molten platinum into ingot form. Second step of making the ring.
The cooled ingot out of the mold and ready to be hammered.
Flattening the platinum ingot.
Hammering the ingot.
Running the flattened ingot through the rolling mill.
Filing the platinum in preparation to be formed onto the ring mandrel.
At the jeweler’s bench preparing to solder the ring shut.
Preparing to solder the band.
The finish out: sanding the interior of the ring.
The finished ring!