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Man Creates Unique Rings Out of a Quarter and a Nickel

An amazing artist found a way to make beautiful rings out of US currency (a quarter and nickel in particular). It was a slow process that required a lot of hammering, bending and stretching of the coins. Once there was a nice, flat edge, he would cut out the middle. Then, he smoothed down the ring so it was a nice, polished ring shape. (He was even able to leave the original ring text on the inside.)

He starts out with a normal coin…

He starts out with a normal coin...

Then, he begins flattening the outside edge.

Then, he begins flattening the outside edge.

Slowly, the edges curl around.

Slowly, the edges curl around.

Ah-ha, a flat surface forms.

Ah-ha, a flat surface forms.

They”re beginning to take a ring shape.

They

Finally, after lots of work, they are ready to be hollowed out.

Finally, after lots of work, they are ready to be hollowed out.

It starts with drilling a small hole.

It starts with drilling a small hole.

Gradually making it bigger…

Gradually making it bigger...

And voila! Text from the coin is even left on the inside of the ring.

And voila! Text from the coin is even left on the inside of the ring.

Nearly there.

Nearly there.

His kitty can”t hold in his excitement to see the finished product.

His kitty can

The smoothing begins.

The smoothing begins.

And WOW.

And WOW.

These are truly beautiful things.

These are truly beautiful things.

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