Making a Welsh Gold wedding ring Raw Welsh gold as it appears panned from Welsh streams and rivers. Preparing to smelt down the raw Welsh gold flakes. Intense heat is applied. The gold is now melting. The gold has run to form a large grain. The gold is rolled and annealed many times to form a bar. The strip of gold now ready to be worked on. Making a Welsh Gold wedding ring The strip is then turned up by hand to form the ring. Adjustments must be made to get the correct size. Aligning. Checking alignment. Soldering the Welsh gold wedding ring The process is now almost complete. The ring is carefully filed to ensure a smooth finish prior to polishing. Handmade Welsh gold wedding ring prior to polishing.