The Process of Making a Coin into a Ring

About Halls Customs

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I wanted to give everybody a little more background about Halls Customs Coin Rings. I think it's easy to get the idea when you see something for sale online that there's a whole team of people involved in marketing, research and development, finance, and there must be a whole group of people crafting the rings. That's not the case for me. My name is Shawn Hall; I am the owner and only employee for Halls Customs. When you order a ring from my website, I get a message on my phone which tells me what size you ordered and which...

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Is it illegal to make jewelry out of coins?

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A coin ring is made from a REAL coin. We use all genuine coins from pennies to silver dollars. There is no soldering and we do not melt the coins down to create the ring. A series of specialized dies and tools are used to reshape the coin without affecting the original design of the coin.                                           This does lead to some common questions.             "Isn't it illegal to make jewelry out of coins?"           ...

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Will Coin Rings Turn my Finger Green

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      At some point you have probably had a piece of jewelry of some kind that has left your skin with a different color stain. nearly everyone has experience with this effect.       This is a question I hear almost daily. "Will a coin ring turn my finger green?" If you have metal allergies, then certain coins may leave a green or gray color on you skin. Most coins are an alloy of multiple metals and whether or not  the coin ring leaves a different color depends on how your specific skin reacts to those metals....

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The Process of Making a Coin into a Ring

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How Coin Rings are Made        Turning a coin into ring is by no means a “one size fits all” process there are a variety of different methods, tools and materials that can be used. This simple guide will explain the processes and tools we use at Halls Customs. The Coins        Almost any coin can be turned into a ring but some work better than others. The first point I would like to make is that the research should always be done to ensure that a rare or highly collectible coin is not being used....

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