Jewelry Shape Template - Ring Shanks
Our special surface makes it easy to find these templates on your workbench, but allows clarity for positioning.
This template, along with the Hollow Rings template and the Ring Size Template is all you will need to create hollow rings quickly and easily. Start with the Hollow Ring Template by cutting out the side pieces and the ring size. Once these pieces are dry, cut the ring shank and paste the pieces together with glue or water.
Use our Ultra Clay Pick for best results!
Use to create a shank for rings with wide to extra wide shanks.
To use the template on polymer, metal or ceramic clay, place a plain or textured slab on a Tuff Card or other worksurface. You can safely rest your fingers on the template to hold it in place. Cut out the shape
with our Ultra Clay Pick or a very fine needle tool. Start at the outside corners and cut to the inside corners for the cleanest cuts. Remove the template and lift away the excess clay.
on sheet metal, use a Scotchbrite pad to give the surface a soft satin
finish, then use a scribe to scratch the shape onto metal. China white
can also be used to paint on a white surface, or another method is to
cover the metal surface with a label, then trace the shape with a
sharpie. It's easier to see it this way and helps with more accurate