I love wearing rings. It’s one of those times when I can see and enjoy a piece of jewelry that I’m wearing. It’s a little hard to do that with earrings unless you’re super flexible. Here’s the cool part. You can get a blank ring that has the bottle cap already attached. Then, you add resin.
It doesn’t get any easier than that.
To make your bottle cap ring, you’re going to need a bottle cap ring finding.
Finding? Like I didn’t know I lost anything.
Yeah. It’s a weird term that I have no explanation for where it came from. But findings is a catch-all term for empty or unused jewelry pieces before you use them. Like jewelry pendants and glue-on bails are also jewelry findings.
Step 1: Get your bottle cap ring
We don’t sell these in our store, but you can get them here. It’s the same one I’m using.
Step 2: Color the resin
To make this ring, I used mixed, leftover from a different project.
Step 3: Fill the ring with resin
Carefully pour the epoxy resin into the bottle cap bezel. You’re not going to need much.
Pro tip: Your ring needs to sit flat, otherwise your resin won’t cure level. I cut a slit from an old food container to set the ring into.
Step 4: Embellish the surface
To give some visual interest you can add beads, stickers, or other cute stuff once the resin is partially cured. I used crystals from the craft section of the dollar store. They are flat-backed and have an adhesive side.
Very carefully place the crystal stickers onto the semi-cured resin. (For this resin, it was about 2 hours after mixing. You will need to wait until the resin is like taffy, otherwise, your crystals will sink.)
Adjust the placement a tiny bit if necessary. Be careful with this step because if you introduce bubbles you won’t get them out once the resin is gel.
Now, let the resin cure.
Step 5: Enjoy your finished bottle cap ring!
Now you’ve got the perfect dainty bottle cap ring that brings art to your fingers. No bottle opener required.
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