Jewelry making from copper wire. How to make wire wrapped pendant step by step. Wire wrap tutorial.
Today’s pendant is a great project for anyone just getting started in wire wrapping.
Wire wrapping is a specific jewelry making technique that involves either covering pendants with intricate wire designs or crafting those designs with the wire alone.
Using the wire wrapping your beads, gems and stones you can nicely create some fancy design of the jewelry to wear with any of your dress.
You’ll Need Jewelry Making Pliers.
1) Flat Nose Pliers
2) Wire Cutters
3) Optional Round Nose Pliers
Use pliers with plastic nozzles to clamp the weaving wire.
Use appropriate wire thickness.
I make jewelry of wire 1 mm (18 ga) wire for the frames and 0.4 mm (26 ga) thick wire for the weaving.
You can use wire with a thickness of 0.8 mm (20 ga) wire for the frames and 0.3 mm (28 ga) wire for the weaving.
Discover Basic weaves to use with one, two, three and four… wire frames.
Once you know how to achieve the basic weaves, you can do so much with wire work. It is really simple when you know how.
I used 1 mm wire for the frames and 0.4 mm wire for the weaving as this helps to keep the weaving neat.
Wire wrapping tutorial.
I usually use long pieces of wire. You can always cut off excess wire at the end of the job.
You can patinate the copper wire with special solutions and then polish using polishing pastes.
I don’t speak much, I don’t like writing, I translate poorly into English. Sorry…
But, I take many detailed photos for you!
All jewelry I make made with my own hands for you with love.
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