I don’t usually make custom rings (or any rings). Yesterday, a woman
walked in and fell in love with a hollow ring I designed and made a
while back. (I have most of my workshop trials and tribulations on
display, as conversation pieces.) So, I measured her for a Size 9
and told her I would give her a cost estimate.
Is there a chart that indicates the length of metal I would have
to saw out for a particular ring size? And, should the length be
exact, or longer/shorter than denoted?
Is there a chart that would enable me to figure out total surface
weight without actually weighing something? For example, a 1 x 1
inch of whatever gauge sterling silver always weighs X grams.
Are there any pitfalls I need to avoid when making a ring/hollow
On the ring mandrel, do I size the ring on the sizing mark - on
the top, middle or bottom of the ring?
Thank you very much and keep shining,