# Get going with Rhino’s Grasshopper: Create a customizable ring band. Part 2/2

Let’s continue where we left off, and finish off our customizable ring band.

Check out part one of this tutorial here:

Key Learning Points: Grasshopper curves, number sliders, lists, domains, point on curve, points, rectangles and sweeps.

Prerequisite Knowledge: Basic navigation, layers, perspective and viewport manipulation, basic shape creation, command…

# Get going with Rhino’s Grasshopper: Create a customizable ring band. Part 1/2

I’ve finally decided to try Rhino Grasshopper. Have you checked it out yet? If you have Rhino 6 and above, Grasshopper is bundled right into the program, and you can access it from the command line.

Grasshopper is a graphical algorithm editor. This means it’s like a programming language. The…

# Want to learn Rhino from the very beginning? Or just brush up on your skills? Look no further…

DrawingPost was born out of my personal frustration, as someone without an engineering or CAD background trying to learn 3D jewelry design. Over the years I have received many notes of great feedback. …

# Use the Boolean Intersection Command for Ring Design

In a previous tutorial, we learned to make ring designs utilizing Rhino’s Flow command. It’s a simple way of making ring designs by creating a flat object and then mapping it onto the ring curve using the Flow command.

In this project, we’ll explore another way to map shapes onto…

# Create a Bezel Set Pendant Part 2: Bail

In this project, we‘ll be creating the bail for the pendant we created in the first part of this project -the bezel setting. To create the bail, we will be manipulating Control Points, utilizing the Gumball, and working with the Loft Command.

Check out the first part of this tutorial…

# Create a Bezel Set Pendant Part 1: Bezel Setting

In this project, we‘ll be creating a stylized bezel setting for the cabochon template we created in the previous tutorial. We’ll be turning this into a simple pendant for a necklace. In this first part of the tutorial, we’ll create the pendant piece. …

# Tutorial Quickie: Create a cabochon gem template

In this quick tutorial, I’ll take you through the basic process of creating a gem cabochon template for use in bezel-set jewelry. We’ll be using Ellipses and Rhino’s Rail Revolve command.

You have two ways to check out this tutorial -read on, for a step-by-step process in this project, or…

# Quick Tip: Fixing an Inverted Design When Using Rhino’s Flow Command

A good option for creating intricately designed ring bands is to create a flat design first, and then use Rhino’s Flow command to transfer the object onto a construction-line circle representing your ring size. But sometimes things go wrong. Has this ever happened to you?

Let’s see how this happens…

# Create a Knife-Edge Ring Shank

Continue with the Engagement Ring Tutorials Part 6, as you use different cross-section curves to create a tapered ring shank in this tutorial.

Check out the first part here:

The second here:

And the third here:

Key Rhino Learning Points/Commands: Layer Manipulation, Shape Creation, Fillet, Sweep 1 Rail, Copy, Gumball…

# Create a Tapered Ring Shank

Continue with the Engagement Ring Tutorials Part 6, as you use different cross-section curves to create a tapered ring shank in this tutorial.

Check out the first part here:

and the second part here:

Key Rhino Learning Points/Commands: Layer Manipulation, Shape Creation, Fillet, Sweep 1 Rail, Copy, Gumball Manipulation.

Pre-Requisite…

## Tali Weissberger

3D and Curriculum Designer at DrawingPost.com

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