I recently got engaged and I have a new ring I have to take care of. I’ve already misplaced it a couple time, and all those times nearly gave me a heart attack. I decided to go to stores and purchase a couple ring holders. (Ring holders are these things below; they come in many different shapes, colors and sizes.)
However, the ones I saw in my price range were not pretty at all, and I did not want to spend any money on an unattractive trinket for my rings.
I was wondering what I should do because the pretty ring holders were over my budget.
And lo and behold, I had an idea. What if I make one? I researched online and found that a lot of people used clay. So I went and ordered Sculpey Clay on Amazon for $7.
A piece of advice, make sure you cover your work surface with something. I tried rolling the clay onto a black coffee table and it left white residue on the table. I found an old clean piece of cardboard and worked on top of that.
I started off by cutting pieces of clay and rolling them out into a ball.
I then flattened them out in an even layer to make the base. Make sure it’s thick enough. Mine was about a centimeter thick.
Next, I rolled out a long strip to make the sides.
I then smoothed it out as much as I could to make a dish/bowl.
Next, I took another piece of clay and formed the “holder” part of the ring holder. I then attached it to the bowl.
Finally, I baked it in the oven according to the clay’s direction.
These are the three I baked and I have to say, they came out pretty well.
I could have kept them plain, but I decided to paint them.
Try these out, they were cheap and pretty!