FORGE RINGS YOURSELF
Be the smith of your own ring
In a world dominated by mass production and fast pace, the Ringschmiede Berlin offers a unique opportunity to take your time to making rings yourself. Forging your own ring is not only a process of crafting something with your own hands, but also a small journey of discovery of goldsmithing in which you can let your own creativity flow. Every shape and every detail reflects you and your personal story. With us, every ring becomes not just a piece of jewellery, but a memory that carries your individual touch. A ring smithing course is an experience in which includes very beautiful and unforgettable moments.
Whether wedding rings, friendship rings, engagement rings or a very special gift, with us you can give free rein to your creativity and make a ring that really means something. All under the guidance of our goldsmithing course instructors.
Here you will learn the necessary steps on the way to your own forged ring. We support you in the choice of materials, in the design and in the realisation of your ideas. Your rings are usually ready within one day. Before we start, we take the time to listen to your wishes and needs and discuss them with you in detail. We offer courses for individuals as well as for couples.
Our courses are all one-to-one, and you will receive our full attention throughout the process. From alloying and melting the precious metal to the finished ring, we are there to advise and support you during the whole course. The focus lays on fun and enjoyment, there is no pressure. We accompany you through the entire ring-making process until we are all happy with the result.
Our courses take place from Monday to Sunday.
Recycling and upcycling is possible with us, because the preservation of resources is very important to us. You can find out more about this topic here.
If you would prefer to try on ring models or see different precious metals live, then you are welcome to book a Consultation Talk. If you bring old gold with you for your new rings, a personal chat in our workshop is also advisable, to clarify costs. If you are already sure what kind of rings you would like to have, then book a course appointment directly.
Forge rings yourself
Under professional guidance you will forge your own ring, even without prior knowledge. You can usually take the ring with you directly after the course.
Engravings and gemstones
Standard engravings that we can do in the workshop, are included in the course fee. If you would like a special laser engraving, or additional stones in your ring, we are dependent on other service providers. The resulting costs will be discussed individually with you beforehand.
Best Seller Ring Forging Courses
Excluding cost of materials
FAQs: Forge your own rings
What can you expect, what is the procedure for self-forging?
The course begins with a detailed discussion of your wishes and needs. We will then support you in the choice of materials, design and realisation of the rings. During the workshop, which lasts about 5 hours, your rings are usually finished, unless you want to integrate additional stones or special laser engravings. There is no time pressure, fun and joy are in the foreground.
The exact process also depends on your design wishes. After melting the metal, the blank is gradually processed into the finished ring. In between, the process is constantly checked and improved to ensure that the result corresponds to your wishes.
What makes selfforging so special?
The special thing about each ring is that the wearer is involved in its creation and thus creates something unique and one-of-a-kind. The giver thus also becomes a part of the recipient. The ring you forge yourself becomes not only a piece of jewellery, but also a memento that bears your individual touch.
Will our homemade rings look beautiful too?
Of course. You don't need any previous knowledge for our courses. With us, every ring becomes a keepsake that bears your individual touch. We take the time to listen to your wishes and forge until we are happy with the result.
How much does it cost to forge a ring yourself?
The costs depend greatly on the dimensions of the desired ring and the chosen precious metal. All courses are based on the course fee, the choice of material determines the additional costs. We have listed all the details of the costs separately on the Cost overview page compiled.
How can I calculate the cost of forging my wedding rings?
You can use our Material cost calculator use to obtain an accurate cost estimate.
How is a ring forged?
Forging a ring is an artisanal process in which the precious metal is alloyed, melted and then shaped into the desired form. The exact steps of this process vary individually, depending on personal taste and thus on the design discussed in advance.
Many customers also feel the need to incorporate their old family jewellery, such as the wedding rings of their grandparents, which creates a unique alloy that is not available in this form again. This is a lot of fun and makes the ring something very special.
Is a counselling interview necessary in advance for a course?
We try to clarify all open questions by phone. You can find our telephone number, e-mail and address under contact. Here on our website you will also find a Ring configurator. You can view the costs that are incurred for the production of the rings. These costs depend on the selected dimensions of the rings and the desired precious metal. However, you are also welcome to request a personal Consultation Talk in our workshop, where you will receive a detailed cost estimate.
Don't you have the opportunity to come for a personal consultation? Or do you already have a precise idea about the shape, size and material of your rings? Then please let us know by phone or email. Any unanswered questions can then be clarified directly before the start of the course.
Do I need prior knowledge for a course?
You don't need any previous knowledge. We are there to advise and support you throughout the entire process.
How many people take part in a course?
You can book either a single or a couple's course. Courses with three participants can also be booked directly.
Our courses are all one-to-one, you will receive our full attention throughout the process.
If you would like to book a group course (max. 6 participants), please contact us.
How long does it take to forge a ring?
The working process from liquid metal to finished ring takes half a day, so about 4-6 hours. You can take your finished ring home the same day. If other service providers are involved (e.g. for stone setting or laser engraving), the completion will take longer.
Where does the precious metal come from?
It is our concern to leave as little trace as possible on our planet, so we try to add as much precious metal to the cycle as we take from it. Recycling and upcycling are the most consistent form of sustainability.
We purchase our precious metal from so-called refiners. They have committed themselves to guarantee a complete traceability of the materials used and to provide information about their origin at any time. They guarantee that no precious metal of any kind is purchased from mine material. Of course, you have to be aware that the precious metals have been extracted from mines at some point. More detailed information about our business partner can be found at here read up.
Customers like to bring old family jewellery with them. We then find a solution together to what extent we can reuse the precious metal. Apart from the sustainable aspect, this also has a very nice personal component.
If the scrap gold is not used directly for melting down, we will offset the value of the scrap gold (at the current precious metal price) against the costs incurred for the new rings. You can find out more about offsetting scrap gold against our fees under Costs