In the video above, from Rio Grande, they’re not using a coin, but are showing the process of creating a washer shape and making it into a ring.

If you prefer non-video ways of learning, here are three tutorials for you:

A series of photos showing the process of taking a quarter and turning it into a ring:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=283073.0

Here’s one with a half dollar, it’s also a longer and more detailed post:

http://www.frogsongstudio.com/coinringtut.html

And one more, in this one, they take away the words on the quarter:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-silver-ring-for-25-cents

It occurs to me the same method could be used with metal clay, to make a seamless ring. Has anyone tried that?

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