Discover How to Make an Origami Dollar Ring Step by Step Instructions

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Discover How to Make an Origami Dollar Ring Step by Step Instructions

Introduction:

Making your own jewelry can be quick and easy with this money origami ring. Using a dollar bill, you can create a ring to show your friends and family. It’s definitely a cool trick to learn if you’re a kid. And even if you are an adult this fold is still fun.

If you want different variations of this ring, you may use any pliable piece of paper with the same proportion as a dollar bill. So, it could be a colored construction paper or just plain bond paper.

With that said, get a dollar bill or a piece of paper and start folding. Enjoy reading this guide!

Step 1

Create the band of the dollar bill ring

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 01

The first thing to do is to lay a dollar bill or a paper of similar dimensions in front of you.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 02

The next thing to do is to fold a small portion of the top and bottom edge inwards, as shown in the image above. If you’re using a dollar bill, use the white borders to guide where to fold the edges inward.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 03.1

Then fold the bottom edge towards the middle of the dollar bill.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 03.2

Do the same for the top edge. Fold it towards the middle.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 04

Then flip the dollar bill over.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 05

Make the dollar bill into a strip by folding it downwards in half. Good job! This will be the paper band of the dollar bill ring origami. It's time to move on to the next set of steps.

Step 2

Make a "hook" flap for the dollar bill ring origami

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 06

Mountain fold a small portion of the left part (the left white border of a dollar along with the"1" sign) to the back.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 07.1

Mountain folds the white border of the left side again, so it forms a hook. If you look at the dollar bill at its side, you should see that the bill's side view looks like the image above.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 07.2

Now, lay the paper bill in front of you just like last time.

Keep in mind that the left side will be the "hook" flap while the right side will be called the end strip.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 08

Diagonally fold the right end strip of the dollar bill like in the image shown above.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 010

Continue to roll the end strip it until it forms a circular ring band.

Step 3

Shape the strip Into a dollar ring

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Step 011

Keep rolling until you reach the "hook" area.

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Notice that the "hook" area has the 1's dollar bill design? Insert the bottom end strip inside it to secure the band.

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Bring the bottom end strip to the top. Unfold the "hook" flap on top first, though.

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Once the end strip is on top, wrap the end strip in the band by inserting it downwards inside.

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Once the end strip is fully wrapped, the last step is to tuck the "hook" flap again in the end strip to secure it. The "1" design should be visible.

How to make a Dollar Origami Ring - Final

Your origami dollar ring is done! Experiment with different kinds of paper to make different variations of the ring.

Extra Tips

  • Don't have a dollar bill on hand? No worries! You can use any paper bill currency you have or available in your country. What's great about most paper money is that it's durable to be folded and turned into anything.
  • Remember, it is highly advisable that you should not cut, burn, staple, and/or iron banknotes. Handle it with care
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6 COMMENTS

  1. Awesome!!!

  2. This is so cool. Hard for me to do but i did it after a few tries

  3. Planning to fold a hundred dollar bill and give it to my seven year old nephew hehe, so thanks for this guide 🤩🤩

    • wow bougieeeeeee

  4. 👍👍

  5. I prefer this origami over the insignia ring, though tthat was one was nice as well

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