Freemasonry has existed for hundreds of years and utilizes symbols from its origins in the art of making, these kinds of as the sq. and compas that are the most emblematic symbols of freemasonry all around the globe.
These are the basic applications of the builders of the ancient time, when the freemasonry emerged again in the 13th century in England.
It must be mentioned that these symbols are also shared with the companions of duty and other workers’ guilds all-around the planet, which allow us realize the influence freemasonry experienced beyong its internal circle.
It is consequently ordinary to see on most masonic rings these symbols reproduced in the kind of engravings or moldings.
In the situation of the undertaking offered in this article, it is an 18-karats white-gold Freemason ring surmounted by a organic onyx stone acquiring in its centre the square and the 18-karats yellow gold compass.
Freemason ring created in 18 carat white and yellow gold, via our customized-designed ring development company
Here are a couple of examples of other masonic ring patterns personalized made in our workshop:
Freemason custom ring layout
As a freemason, our customer wished to get a exceptional freemason ring layout no a person was currently wearing on this finger. He required a huge ring, with huge parts enabling a exclusive personnalization of his ring.
He was consequently fascinated by a ring of ours he required to modify in a one of a kind method, this massive doble headed eagle ring from our signet rings collection.
Large diamond eagle ring that inspired our consumer for the development of a special custom made masonic ring
Next the ask for of our customer, we developed a new CAD model of the ring, eliminating all the diamonds from the shank, including initials and crosses instead. We also eradicated the substantial gold plate on the higher plate to replace it by a massive black onyx stone carved and surmounted by a huge Masonic symbols in yellow 18k gold.
In this article you can see the consequence of our modelization of his dreamed ring style and design.
Renderized sights of the masonic ring task just before commencing the earning of the ring
When the customer could validate the design and style, becoming in accordance to his requirements, we could start off the building of this kind of a significant ring.
Building of the shank and gold masonic symbols
From the CAD generating of the ring produced earlier, we can begin the 3D printing of the differnt pieces of our ring undertaking. Although the ring measurement is US 9, the ring’s aspect are quire massive due to the fact of the ring’s style with a whole gold weight of 15 grams once the ring will be completed.
View of the 3D printed resin components of the ring formerly to the casting method
We use these components to make a 18k gold casting applying the missing-wax casting approach, this system is know to mankind due to the fact 1000’s of many years. So we attain particularly the exact same elements as printed, created of 18k white and yellow gold.
Perspective of our casting rod with two white gold ring shanks noticed rough from casting
Depth look at of the engravings on the ring shank built of 18 white gold
Masonic symbol in 18 karat yellow gold immediately after the casting course of action and right before detailing it appropriately to make a far better separation among the sq. and the compas
Check out of the white gold ring shank and the yellow gold internal ring forged for this freemason ring venture
Once the parts are cast in gold, we will need to deburr them and pre-polish them to begin their assembly by welding.
Here is a depth see of the shank assembled with the interior ring even though on the proper you can see the specific square and compas masonic symbol
At this point, we will need the onyx stone to go on generating the ring.
Custom Carving of the Onyx Stone
Though this custom made ring is a substantial venture, weighty and with several pieces, the carving of the black onyx stone is by far the most advanced stage for this project. Black onyx is very an economical gemstone, but the carving of this sort of a large and complex cabochon produced this section the one particular we shell out the most time on.
In this article you have an concept of the complicated geometry of the onyx stone expected for the ring, elaborate and gorgeous, in line with the masonery spirit
As the onyx cabochon want to insert properly in the higher component of the shank, we could not rely on a stone cutter from the exterior and we experienced to carv this stone in-house to adjust it beautifully to the ring.
We start out the carving from a significant block of all-natural black onyx rough, lower with a diamond disc and drinking water. You can see below immediately after all the measures that remodeled a tough onyx piece of stone into a sophisticated and great piece for our ring project.
The onyx stone is fragile, it have to be cooled when it is minimize to avert it from breaking mainly because of extra of heat
We receive a piece that is reworked by successive cuts so as to slowly give it the form of a rounded cross.
Look at of the stone mounted on a wodden assistance with jeweler’s wax to rework the contours of the stone
Then, several steps of submitting the stone with smoother grips allow us to get a nice shiny black area for the onyx stone.
In this article you can see the grip glued to a flat piece of wood and the stone glued the the wooden adhere. The upper curve of the cabochon is created by hand with this system.
The onyx stone staying polished to give it its convex curvature
Completed stone following sharpening whre you can recognize the luster and the upper curve of the cabochon
The stone is then perforated with two smaller holes in which are mounted and glued the lugs of the Masonic symbol.
Below is a movie summary of the unique ways of the dimensions of the onyx cabochon:
Pursuing the closing polishing of the ring, we can appreciate the outcome of the function accomplished:
The tailor made masonic ring noticed from diverse perspectives
While the ring measurement of the ring is regular, the ring is large and very obvious on the finger, with a overall excess weight of 15 grams in 18k gold
Listed here are far more projects of jewelry in relation with the freemason or demonstrating a similiar work with personalized religious rings: