Of all the jewelry-making supplies out there, my favorite
(next to seed beads, of course) has to be wire. I wasn't always a fan of wire
wrapping techniques, but once I saw just how versatile it is, I started reading
up on my wire wrapping tutorials wherever I could.
Wire and beads can be used to create simple wrapped loops
that can be used to create elegant wire wrapped jewelry, handmade clasps and
jewelry findings, and beautiful, intricate wire jewelry. Learning just a few
simple wire wrapping techniques can help you turn your beaded jewelry from
ordinary into extraordinary, with just a few twists of the pliers!
We've given our wire wrapping eBook a fresh look, and
included four new projects for you to help you look at wire in a whole new way!
Monica Han's Gone Fishin' bracelet is fun,
light, and airy - and a perfect example of how you can make a complete piece of
jewelry with just wire and a handful of crystal beads.
Even a wire wrapping beginner can make Christine
Haynes' Chunky Carnelian Ring using a favorite gemstone nugget and some
sterling silver wire. Easy wire wrapping techniques make for a stunning
Sally Stevens' Bird's Nest Pendant uses
affordable copper wire and handmade lampwork beads to craft a lovely, peaceful
wire wrapped pendant.
Melissa Senetar's Pendulum Pendant will really
give your wire wrapping skills a workout. Showcase a dramatic gemstone bead
when you learn how to wire wrap jewelry.
No matter what kind of wire wrapped jewelry you like to
make, check out the wire wrapping instructions in our free eBook, Learn How to Wire Wrap Jewelry: 6 Free Wire
Wrapping Jewelry Projects
and see just how far a spool of wire can take
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