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A Labor of Love - learning to make each other's wedding rings

Sharon Zimmerman

You’ve taken the plunge as a couple to get married and you’re caught up in the swirl of wedding planning, but what about taking time out together? Finding experiences that you can do to bond as a couple in the run up to your wedding can be challenging. let alone finding those experiences that are meaningful to you both. Making sure you carve out time together is vital.

Oh wait, and then you also need wedding rings! You can absolutely purchase ready-made wedding rings. I But what if you could spend a day making a memory together, crafting your wedding rings together from scratch? And imagine that you could do this with a professional there to guide you through each step, who lets you get your hands dirty in the process. You get the experience of finding out why crafting jewelry is satisfying and loving work, and then step back with pride to admire what you’ve done.

Kirstina isn’t phased by DIYing her wedding. Getting married on the Big Island of Hawaii where she grew up is going to be a meaningful experience, and one that helps her and her fiance feel tied to her family.

Kirstina isn’t phased by DIYing her wedding. Getting married on the Big Island of Hawaii where she grew up is going to be a meaningful experience, and one that helps her and her fiance feel tied to her family.

You can do all of this in the Labor of Love Wedding Ring Workshop. In one day, you will learn to craft a flat piece of plain metal into each other’s wedding rings, using the traditional methods and tools of making jewelry. As a couple, you both get your hands on the project from start to finish, for rings that will be worn on each other’s hands for life. Working directly with the metal, you get to form, forge, heat and finish your wedding rings step-by-step. This day-long event is a perfect way to ground yourselves and bond before your wedding day.

A few weeks before your workshop, you’ll choose your metals and widths. The day of, we get down to business - measuring, cutting, bending, forging and texturing your rings. It is a fun and rewarding day - we’ll play music, have lunch and even toast at the end of the day to a job well done.

Kirstina hand hammered and hand sanded her fiance’s wedding ring in 14 karat gold

Kirstina hand hammered and hand sanded her fiance’s wedding ring in 14 karat gold

By now, you are probably wondering if this is a good experience for people with zero training and skill in jewelry, or anything mechanical, for that matter.

Yes! Absolutely! Perfect! For sure! This is great for anyone with no experience. You don’t need to be good with your hands, or skilled with power tools in order to craft each other’s wedding rings. This is a guided learning process. You get step-by-step instructions from a professional (oh hey, that’s me!), lots of support and one-on-one instruction tailored to fit you and the way that you learn best. Each step, from selecting the metal, the design and the fit, to cutting, soldering and hammering will be done by the two of you, side-by-side and with your hands on the entire process. But don’t worry, because I’ll be there to walk you through the whole process. Plus, you get all the bragging rights to your rings - they’ll be designed and made by you!

You’ll leave with a feeling of satisfaction and pride - having taken your dreams, hopes, and ideas and forged them in metal. 


Interested in learning more about pricing and the process? Head over HERE to get more information.