Current order production wait time is 6-8 weeks, plus shipping time. **LARGE ORDERS WILL TAKE LONGER!** PLEASE NOTE: As a result of the continued rise in precious metal prices, I am having to raise my prices. I am so very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
This discounted bulk listing is for FIVE sterling silver claw ring blanks.
This ring is made of high quality sterling silver materials. Use this ring blank to set your own raw stone or other stone to make your own ring!
Ring band is made out of sturdy 14g silver and the claw prongs are made from your choice of either 20g, 18g, or 16g silver to help keep your stone securely in place. 18g is thinner, easier to bend. 16g is thicker, harder to bend but sturdier. 20g is the thinnest option and easiest to bend (this option is usually for smaller stones).
BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR RING SIZE(S) IN THE "INSTRUCTIONS TO SELLER" IN YOUR CART. All rings will be made with the same prong lengths. Ring sizes can be different sizes.
Choose between a plain ring band or hammered ring band.
Prongs can be either 1/4", 1/2", 3/4", 1", 1.25", or 1.5" long. Prong length is measured from the center of the prong setting to the end of the prong.
You can choose between pre-formed prongs or flat prongs!
These rings are handmade by me in my private studio and are made when ordered. They will be polished to a high shine and ready for you to set your own stones!
If you would like the five rings made in different ring sizes, simply choose a size from the drop down menu. Then, in the "note to seller" specify your ring sizes!
CLAW SETTING FAQ's
Do these claw settings come with stones? No they don't. These are only the blanks to be used with your own stones.
What types of stones can you use in claw settings? One of the great thing about our claw settings is that you can use a variety of stones in these settings! We've had customers use things like cabochons (flat back stones), raw stones, tumbled rocks, custom-made stones, and even faceted stones!
How do I know what prong length I need? In order to determine the prong length, you will need to know the dimensions of your stone, including the shape of the stone, the diameter, and height of the stone. Example: Round stone 1" diameter,1/4" tall (wall height). Measure from the center of the stone, which gives you a measurement of 1/2". Add the wall height of 1/4", then add a little extra for the prongs to wrap around the top (maybe an extra 1/4" for a stone this size). You would need 1" prongs for a stone this size.
What prong thickness (gauge) should I get? Armored Supply Co offers prongs in three different thicknesses. 20 gauge (.08 mm) great to use with smaller stones. 18 gauge (1 mm) works well for just about any stone! 16 gauge (1.3mm) is recommended for larger stones.