Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed t
Basics to making jewelry - how to use a calotte. Calottes are used to attach your jewellery design to a clasp. They're great for multi-stranded jewellery or strings and threads like nymo which can wear away when you use finishes like crimps.