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Instructions for Making Your Own Ring Using Beads and Buttons

Updated on September 7, 2014

Do you really enjoy the idea of crafting with wires and beads? We can make anything whatever we desire to make as long as one is interested to do so. I am going to share with you some of the ideas on how you can make your own diy crafted ring simply by having buttons, beads, and bead wires. Yes, you can make one beautiful ring accessory out of some micro-beads and colorful buttons. Choice of color is yours. If you want better color combinations, you can actually see a color wheel chart. Bead wire are flexible, and it helps you to create more unique project and come out with a beautiful design. Micro-beads are colorful and cheaper in price. While buttons are almost free and available everywhere. You don't have to worry about the cost just use your talent and creativity to come out with a glamorous design.

List of Materials Needed

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  1. stone beads (optional), you can make use of any beads of your choice. For more beautiful ring accessory you can also try to use swarovski stone.
  2. micro beads, you can use crystal glass beads in silver or golden color.
  3. colorful buttons, If you have different sizes and more colorful buttons, the better.
  4. bead wire, choose 8mm-6mm wire to put the micro beads since bead holes are smaller.


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Wire Cutter
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Tools Necessary for this kind of project

  1. wire cutter, this is the most useful and commonly available and also known as 'side flush' or 'flush' cutter.
  2. flat long nose or pliers, this is very ideal for holding and bending wires specially the one with corrugated teeth.
  3. round nose pliers, this is an essential tool for making wire loops.

How to Make A DIY Ring

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  • To make a wire loop, you need a round nose pliers.
  • Before you totally bend the wire loop, insert one golden micro bead just for design purpose.
  • Close the loop carefully.
  • Add the stone bead (optional). Then at the bottom of stone bead, make an end loop.
  • Make five ornament and attach them with a bead wire to create a flower form.
  • At the base, attach at least three different sizes of colorful buttons.
  • Lock the wire between the button and ornament to hide the mess.
  • Make sure you use the longer nose pliers to avoid breaking some loops and micro beads.
  • Measure at least 2" of bead wire. Make a smaller loop to hold the micro-beads on top.
  • After putting micro-beads, leave at least 2 cm size to attach it at the bottom of the ornament.
  • Locked it carefully with pliers.
  • You have two option for the ring.
  1. Buy any finished circular ring in the market for a DIY ring project, or
  2. Make your own using bigger wire gauge for the ring.

Note:You try to use two pliers at the same time to lock small loops that you cannot hold with your fingers alone.

Handcrafted Ring..

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      Meshack Bwoyele Keya 

      4 years ago from Vihiga County,Western Kenya

      The information comes in very handy. It is good to craft your own ardonment rings and buttons. It saves the hustle and bustle of going to buy them in the market

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you,Vespa! You're so dear!

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      5 years ago from Peru, South America

      What beautiful and fun rings! You make it sound easy. : ) I like the idea of using the crystal elegant. Thank you!

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      carol7777, your visit is much appreciated. Thank you for dropping by and commenting. Enjoy crafting ring. :)

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      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Love the rings. I am inspired to try this fun craft.

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      Hello DDE! Thank you so much for dropping by, reading, and commenting. I really appreciate.

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A creative idea and so well presented, step by step it looks gorgeous and well thought of

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      @janet, hello precious! Thank you. It was always great to see you. I really appreciate you reading and commenting. Hope you find this hub useful, too.

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      @Kathryn, I am pleased. Thank you for reading and commenting.

      By the way, I have linked already your hub 'Memorable Gifts for Women in your Life' to my hub 'A Special Card For Your Mom on Mothers Day'. Unfortunately, it was marked having pixelated or watermarked pictures. It was not featured for the meantime but I was hoping it will go back being featured soon.

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      @CerezSchwarz, thank you for emphasizing the details. I really appreciate it. Cause its good to know if readers can clearly understand the instruction given. Thank you for reading and commenting. I appreciate you visit.

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      Hello there, Vacation Trip. I'm glad you like it. And I'm sure you'll come out with better designs. Happy crafting. Thanks for voting up.

    • agapsikap profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Philippines

      @peachpurple. definitely, cause my daughter never get tired of showing it to her friends. And after that I teach them how to make their own simple ring to enjoy the craft. Brooch are one of my favorite. Brooch project will be coming out soon. Thank you for visiting and for the very nice compliment.

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      Janet Giessl 

      5 years ago from Georgia country

      Your ring looks very nice. A very creative hub with clear instructions and great photos. I'm looking forward to more crafty hubs!

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      5 years ago from Windsor, Connecticut

      What a cute, crafty idea! Thanks for sharing the directions. I like all of the photos you include, too. It makes it easy to see how to do it.

    • Ceres Schwarz profile image

      Ceres Schwarz 

      5 years ago

      Interesting hub on how to make your own ring using beads and buttons. The finished ring turned out really nice with a unique-looking design as can be seen in the image. Your other images that accompany the instructions of what to do also help make things clearer for the readers if they're trying to make this ring as well.

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      5 years ago from India

      Wow. These rings looks awesome. Very unique and creative hub. Great idea. Will surely try this out. Thank you AGAPSIKAP for sharing. Voted up and interesting.

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      5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love your unique ring craft. I am sure all little girls gonna love them. Great way to decorate as a broach too. All these buttons are useful. Gonna pick them pick from my kids old clothes and start the ring craft soon. Voted up


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