Can You Convert Your Diamond Ring to a Necklace?
If you have a diamond ring that you no longer wear, you may be wondering if you can convert it into a necklace. The answer is: yes! You can take your old diamond ring and turn it into a beautiful necklace. It’s a great way to add some new life to an old piece of jewellery, all you need is a little bit of creativity and some basic jewellery-making skills.
In this post, we will discuss how to convert your diamond ring into a necklace and provide tips on how to choose the right necklace length and type. Let’s get started!
The Process of Converting a Diamond Ring to a Necklace
The process of converting a diamond ring to a necklace is actually quite simple. All you need is a piece of wire, some jump rings, and your diamond ring. First, you will need to remove the diamond from the ring. If you do not have the proper tools, a jeweller can do this for you. Then, clean your diamond to make sure it is sparkling and clean. You can do this using a commercial jewellery cleaner or a simple dish soap and water solution.
Once your diamond is clean, it’s time to choose the length of your necklace. The length will depend on the size of your diamond and the style of necklace you want to create. If you are unsure about the length, research diamond pendant sets or take a look at some necklaces in the Holloway Diamonds store to get an idea of what you like.
Once you have chosen a necklace, it’s time to start creating! You will need to attach the diamond to the chain using jump rings. You can also add a diamond pendant setting if you want to create a more elegant look.
Finally, secure the clasp and enjoy your new diamond necklace!
Choosing the Right Necklace Length and Type
When you are choosing a necklace length, it is important to consider the size of your diamond. If you have a large diamond, you will want to choose a longer necklace so that the diamond can be showcased. If you have a smaller diamond, you may want to choose a shorter necklace so that it doesn’t get lost in the chain.
The type of necklace you choose will also depend on the style of your diamond–if you have a large, sparkly diamond, a simple chain may be all you need to show it off. If you have a smaller, more delicate diamond, you may want to choose a more intricate setting that makes the stone stand out.
Choosing the Right Diamond Pendant
The diamond pendant you choose should complement the style of your diamond necklace. If you have a simple chain, you may want to choose a diamond pendant that is more ornate. If you have an intricate setting, you may want to choose a diamond pendant that is simpler. You can also choose a diamond pendant that matches the metal of your necklace. For example, if you have a silver chain, you may want to choose a diamond pendant that is also silver.
Additionally, the shape of your diamond pendant should complement the shape of your diamond. For example, a round pendant for a round diamond and a princess-cut pendant for a princess-cut diamond are good choices. Finally, the size of your diamond pendant set should be in proportion to the size of your diamond necklace.
No matter what style you choose, converting your diamond ring into a necklace is a great way to add some new life to an old piece of jewellery, and is a fun and creative project that anyone can do. However, if this sounds challenging, we recommend you take your diamond ring to a professional jeweller to have it converted.
At Holloway Diamonds, we will be able to help you choose the right necklace length, style, and diamond pendant set for your new diamond necklace. If you have more enquiries about diamond jewellery, contact us today. In the meantime, check out our other articles on how to clean a diamond pendant and whether you should shower with a diamond necklace.