How An Engagement Ring Is Made

If you’ve ever looked at a piece of jewelry and wondered how exactly the beautiful thing was created, welcome to our curious minds. Rings in particular are pieces we’re continually fascinated by, on account of their incredible detail and dazzling gemstones. We asked Joy Smith, the woman behind the popular line of whimsical, bohemian baubles Communion by Joy, to take us behind the scenes of her process. Here, an inside look at how Joy’s engagement rings are made. (Spoiler: It’s utterly fascinating.)