How Do I Make a Fake Diamond Ring Out of Aluminum Foil?

Written by nina hughes | 13/05/2017
How Do I Make a Fake Diamond Ring Out of Aluminum Foil?
Use aluminium foil to create dazzling jewellery. (tin foil image by Karin Lau from

Aluminium foil is a shiny thin metal often used to wrap or cover food.

The product can also be used to make fun crafts. Aluminium foil can be used to make jewellery such as rings, bracelets and crowns. Crafting with aluminium foil is a fun, inexpensive craft that kids and adults can enjoy.

Use scissors to cut a 1-inch wide strip of aluminium foil. Wrap the foil around your finger a few times to create thickness, which will make the ring more sturdy. Trim off the excess foil. Use a piece of tape to hold it in place. You now have the basic ring.

Take a square piece of aluminium foil and fold it from one corner to the opposite corner to create a triangle. Fold it a second time to create a smaller triangle. Take a piece of tape and secure the triangle to the ring. Do this while wearing the ring so that it does not get smashed.

Fold the edges of the triangle upward bringing them together. This will create a 3D effect. You can shape the faux stone a little more if you want a stone shaped in a cut other than marquis. Use a tiny piece of tape to seal the top of the diamond together. Your fake diamond ring is complete.


Add glitter glue to provide extra sparkle.


Be careful handling your aluminium foil jewellery as it can bend easily.

Things you need

  • Aluminium foil
  • Scissors
  • Tape

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