11+ Stunning 3D Printed Rings – From Casual to Engagement!


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3D printed rings have revolutionized the world of jewelry, offering precision and personalization like never before.

Whether you’re seeking a fun accessory, a meaningful symbol, or a unique gift, this guide will cater to diverse tastes and purposes.

We’re going to look at some of the best files for 3D printed rings and how to make sure they come out just right.

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I’ll share my favorite designs, from Gothic Punk Skulls and Lucky Elephants to iconic Green Lantern and Lord of the Rings replicas.

We’ll also delve into practical aspects like ring holders and the importance of knowing your size before diving into 3D printing rings for yourself.

3D Printed ring mold next to the final precious metal ring
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Fun 3D Printed Rings

Here are some of my picks for the best 3D printed ring STL files to make and wear casually.

Gothic Punk Skull 3D Printed Ring

  • Download: CGTrader
  • Designer: jewelry3dstudio
  • Price: $17.70
Gothic Skull Ring

Elegance and darkness often go hand in hand. The allure of night being almost designed to hide our sins, and knowing the workday is over and we can finally express our true selves if we so choose.

The immaculate detailing and spine-tingling expression are a great combination, making this skull design an excellent addition to any black ensemble.

If your true self has even a hint of goth, then this ring is not to be overlooked.

Lucky Elephant 3D Printed Ring

  • Download: Cults3D
  • Designer: DZUSTO
  • Price: $1.38
Elephand Signet Ring

Sometimes simplicity is key, but there are times when a balance is needed to make something truly special. This 3D printed signet ring has just enough detail to be an impressive piece, but not so much that it distracts from the overall quality.

The lighter the color of filament you use, the better the elephant’s details will stand out, but it can be silhouetted if printed in a darker shade. If you’re a fan of the what you can see in the picture above, then we recommend printing multiple versions to match any outfit or style you’re going for.

The elephant is seen to bring luck and wealth (provided they aren’t white, of course) and this makes a great gift as a good luck charm or as a simple present for any elephant fans in your life.

Green Lantern’s Ring

  • Download: Thingiverse
  • Designer: ericboehlke
  • Price: Free
3D Printed Green Lantern Ring

If you’re a comic book fan, chances are you thought of this the moment you thought about making a 3D printed ring. Naturally, the internet does not disappoint, providing this excellent recreation of the ring worn by The Green Lantern of DC fame.

While we could have selected any number of the Green Lantern rings available for 3D printing, and there are plenty more options out there, this one caught our eye because the files allow for multiples to be created at once.

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This is perfect for printing and sharing with friend groups as a symbol of your friendship bound in a love of comics, or as a forget-me-not for those moving away. It’s also far from a challenging print, and can be created by anyone no matter the skill level or experience.

Whatever your reasons, this ring is an iconic piece that any comic fan will recognize, making it a great project for showing off and sharing your fandom with your fellow peers in the superhero-loving community.

Lord of the Rings 3D Printed Ring

  • Download: 3DExport
  • Designer: Ichuchi
  • Price: $10.00
3D Printed Ring of Omnipotence

Perhaps the only fictional ring better known than that of The Green Lantern is the Ring of Omnipotence from the legendary series, The Lord of the Rings. The one ring to rule them all is as easy to recognize as it is hard to miss.

The Black Speech language of the inscription, seen in the included images, is perfect to the last detail, and this design is suitable to be printed with just about any materials from PLA to ABS and even Nylon, so you should have no trouble creating this piece of memorabilia regardless of the technology available to you.

LOTR

Perfect as a personal item, gift, or even decorative material for your bookcase; the one ring to rule them all has never been easier to own for yourself. Invisibility not included, sorry, even our modern day tenchology hasn’t perfected that kind of power.

But it’s still an amazing piece regardless!

3D Printed Bird Rings

  • Download: CGTrader
  • Designer: Andrey3000
  • Price: $32.99
3D Printed Rings Birds

The grace of a bird in flight is an undeniable wonder of the world, and the innovation of turning that wing flap into a wearable piece of 3D printed jewelry is why I’ve included these rings on this list as my personal favorites in this whole article.

The files found here come as a bundle of four ready for immediate download, featuring an eagle, an owl, a raven, and a swallow to choose from. Each bird’s wings form the circumference of the ring, and the detailing in their feathers and faces are impressively detailed.

Because these come in a file pack of all four, they are also perfect for gifts amongst close friends as well as additions to a personal jewelry collection. If you print them in ABS or PLA, smoothening the surfaces with acetone to achieve polish and sheen just like the example pictures.

Raven Ring

Two of the rings were even designed based on inspirations from franchises I personally love. The owl was inspired by the famous mind-bending TV show Twin Peaks, while the Raven was inspired by The Longest Journey, better known now as Dreamfall.

Yes, the bird in those games was a crow, but who’s keeping track?

3D Printed Engagement Rings

With wedding ceremonies leaning more towards do-it-yourself and destination celebrations, more and more people are paying less attention to old traditions in favor of modern and personal experiences for their special ones and special days, this includes homemade jewelry.

Because of this, 3D printed wedding rings are a very popular choice for those who want to improve the experience of a once-in-a-lifetime love with a quality homemade 3D printed engagement ring.

3D Printed Engagement Ring Design

If you have access to a metal 3D printer, or a 3D printer that can print metal filaments, then you can design anything yourself from scratch using any STL files you find. Though metal doesn’t have to be the material you select if you can’t or simply don’t want to use metal or metal-based material.

Though don’t be disheartened if you can’t print in metal, as any one of the files we’ve talked about here would work as a 3D printed engagement ring designed to suit your wants and interests. Of course, you will need to scale it to your partner’s ring size, but finding that out without them knowing what you’re up to can be tricky.

Creating an engagement ring from scratch is as simple as finalizing your chosen designs and tweaking the measurement settings before including an inlet for any gemstone you want to use. Once you’ve got your settings right, select your file and get ready to pop the question in style.

3D Printed Ring Holders

Now that you’ve decided on what 3D printed rings you want to make, you’re going to need somewhere to keep them. Rings are smaller than a lot of other pieces of jewelry and are quite easily lost.

Because of this, here are a few 3D printed ring holder file options if you’re in the market for something to keep your creations safe and on display.

6 Post Ring Stand

3D Printed Ring Holder

If you’ve gone for multiple rings, then this 3D printed ring stand is the perfect addition to your bedside or vanity table.

Its design is simple and should fit rings of any size. If you have specific uses in mind, you can alter the files to include the names or types of each ring so they have a dedicated post of their own.

Wall Mounted Ring Stand

3D Printed Ring Holder 2

Coat hooks hold our jackets, hat stands our hats, in that vein, there’s this 3D printed ring holder that can be mounted to your wall via hook or screw so you’ll always know where your favorite rings are.

The files come in sets of two, and you can print as many as you need to hold all the rings you own or have made along the walls of your home. The hangers come in three different types to suit any size of ring, so this print ensures they won’t fall off easily. The general size of each mount is also small enough to be an achievable project for any 3D printer.

Double Use and Ring Stand

  • Download: Thingiverse
  • Designer: caleb1783
  • Price: Free
Watch and Ring Stand

Rings aren’t the only things we need to keep safe, and many of us have watches that are dear to us for one reason or another. For those cases, this 3D printed ring holder doubles as a watch stand to keep our things secure.

The small inlet allows for rings to be kept safe too, and the design itself is quite attractive and shouldn’t look out of place on a vanity table.

Before You Start: Know Your Size

3D printed jewelry has been at the top of many a 3D printing enthusiast’s to-do list for a long time, from necklaces and earrings to bracelets and brooches. Printing your own rings, however, is a little trickier to achieve.

Unlike things like necklaces and bracelets, rings need to be an exact size to be worn comfortably, and the wrong size will render them useless. Too loose and they’ll fall right off, too tight and they’ll not go on or – even worse – not come off at all. So always make sure to know your ring size before settling on your design.

This gets a little more complicated if you’re making a 3D printed ring as a gift, doubly so if you’re looking to create a 3D printed engagement ring to propose with. Either way, knowing the correct size is important if you want to make something to be worn immediately. But don’t worry, you can always surprise them with a prototype and then re-scale the measurements for the next print if needs be.

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