I can’t quite understand what you are trying to do with the rivet.
Perhaps you don’t really mean ‘rivet’? Rivets are commonly used to
connect two flat sheets of metal together (for example, the sheets of
metal forming the hull of a ship) without the bother of screwing the
nut on the bolt and without the need for welding (heat).
I cannot visualize “make a rivet on one end, say to insert into a
tight place like the back of a ring through to the top to place on a
If I wanted to hang Scrabble tiles, I would drill a hole through the
tile and either: put a jump ring through the hole, or put a head pin
through the hole and form an ‘eye’ with the wire.
Alternatively, I’d drill a hole a few mm into the side of a tile and
using a wire gauge that very snugly fits the hole, epoxy a length of
wire into the hole, and form an ‘eye’ with the wire sticking out of
I apologize for seeming obtuse, and hope your solution will be found
Judy in Kansas, where a lovely, gentle rain has been falling all
Sigh. So pleasant.