gold masonic ring with black onyx

Custom Masonic Ring

Freemasonry has existed for hundreds of years and utilizes symbols from its origins in the artwork of creating, these as the square and compas that are the most emblematic symbols of freemasonry about the entire world.

These are the basic equipment of the builders of the historical time, when the freemasonry emerged back in the 13th century in England.

It should really be pointed out that these symbols are also shared with the companions of duty and other workers’ guilds around the earth, which allow us have an understanding of the effects freemasonry had beyong its interior circle.

It is consequently regular to see on most masonic rings these symbols reproduced in the kind of engravings or moldings.

In the circumstance of the undertaking introduced listed here, it is an 18-karats white-gold Freemason ring surmounted by a normal onyx stone receiving in its centre the square and the 18-karats yellow gold compass.

gold masonic ring with black onyx

Freemason ring created in 18 carat white and yellow gold, via our customized-made ring generation provider

Listed here are a handful of illustrations of other masonic ring patterns customized designed in our workshop:

custom masonic ring made of 18k yellow gold customized masonic ring design in gold

Freemason personalized ring style and design

As a freemason, our client wished to get a unique freemason ring layout no just one was already carrying on this finger. He wished a large ring, with massive elements enabling a exceptional personnalization of his ring.

He was therefore fascinated by a ring of ours he required to modify in a special method, this huge doble headed eagle ring from our signet rings assortment.

gold eagle signet ring

Substantial diamond eagle ring that motivated our customer for the creation of a exceptional custom made masonic ring

Following the ask for of our client, we built a new CAD model of the ring, eliminating all the diamonds from the shank, introducing initials and crosses rather. We also eradicated the large gold plate on the upper plate to switch it by a significant black onyx stone carved and surmounted by a large Masonic symbols in yellow 18k gold.

 

Below you can see the outcome of our modelization of his dreamed ring design.

custom masonic gold ring made on demand

Renderized views of the masonic ring project right before beginning the generating of the ring

At the time the customer could validate the design, getting in accordance to his wants, we could begin the making of these kinds of a massive ring.

Producing of the shank and gold masonic symbols

From the CAD building of the ring built earlier, we can start off the 3D printing of the differnt pieces of our ring undertaking. While the ring dimensions is US 9, the ring’s section are quire massive since of the ring’s design and style with a overall gold excess weight of 15 grams as soon as the ring will be finished.

3d printed parts of masonic custom ring

 View of the 3D printed resin areas of the ring previously to the casting method

We use these parts to make a 18k gold casting applying the lost-wax casting procedure, this process is know to mankind due to the fact countless numbers of yrs. So we get hold of particularly the exact same pieces as printed, made of 18k white and yellow gold.

casting of masonic custom ring parts

View of our casting rod with two white gold ring shanks observed rough from casting

white gold masonic ring rough from casting

Element look at of the engravings on the ring shank built of 18 white gold

masonic symbols in yellow gold

Masonic image in 18 karat yellow gold right after the casting course of action and before detailing it thoroughly to make a greater separation amongst the square and the compas

two parts of the ring body of the masonic ring

Check out of the white gold ring shank and the yellow gold inner ring solid for this freemason ring challenge

As soon as the items are cast in gold, we have to have to deburr them and pre-polish them to start out their assembly by welding.

gold ring parts welded together

Right here is a detail check out of the shank assembled with the inner ring although on the suitable you can see the in depth square and compas masonic symbol

At this level, we require the onyx stone to proceed creating the ring.

Personalized Carving of the Onyx Stone 

While this custom made ring is a large challenge, major and with several areas, the carving of the black onyx stone is by far the most complex step for this project. Black onyx is rather an inexpensive gemstone, but the carving of such a big and complicated cabochon made this section the one particular we shell out the most time on.

onxy stone carving

Listed here you have an plan of the intricate geometry of the onyx stone essential for the ring, complicated and beautiful, in line with the masonery spirit

As the onyx cabochon require to insert flawlessly in the higher aspect of the shank, we couldn’t count on a stone cutter from the outside and we experienced to carv this stone in-residence to change it properly to the ring.

We get started the carving from a large block of pure black onyx rough, cut with a diamond disc and water. You can see right here following all the steps that transformed a rough onyx piece of stone into a sophisticated and fantastic piece for our ring undertaking.

cutting a rough onyx stone

The onyx stone is fragile, it ought to be cooled when it is cut to avert it from breaking due to the fact of extra of warmth

We attain a piece that is reworked by successive cuts so as to steadily give it the form of a rounded cross.

onyx cutting process

See of the stone mounted on a wodden help with jeweler’s wax to rework the contours of the stone

Then, several steps of filing the stone with smoother grips make it possible for us to get a pleasant shiny black surface for the onyx stone.

sanding the onyx stone with sandpaperListed here you can see the grip glued to a flat piece of wooden and the stone glued the the wooden adhere. The upper curve of the cabochon is created by hand with this system.

shaping the onyx stone step by step

The onyx stone currently being polished to give it its convex curvature

onyx stone finished after polishing

Finished stone following polishing whre you can respect the luster and the upper curve of the cabochon

The stone is then perforated with two little holes in which are mounted and glued the lugs of the Masonic image.

Below is a video summary of the unique steps of the dimensions of the onyx cabochon:

https://www.youtube.com/enjoy?v=5QxoGuqDvms

Subsequent the last sprucing of the ring, we can appreciate the end result of the get the job done carried out:

gold masonic custom ring

The tailor made masonic ring seen from diverse views

internal view of a masonic ring

gold masonic ring wore on finger

 While the ring measurement of the ring is normal, the ring is huge and quite obvious on the finger, with a whole weight of 15 grams in 18k gold

 

Right here are additional assignments of jewelry in relation with the freemason or displaying a similiar operate with custom made religious rings:

 

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