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Free Wire Jewelry Tutorials (3/9/2015)

2015 March 9

I found some great wire jewelry tutorials today. I started beading with stringing and wire wrapping, but soon turned to beadweaving as my true love. I still use the skills I learned wire wrapping – I can make wrapped loops in my sleep and do pretty good with the basic loops. It really comes in handy and my beadweaving friends appreciate when I lend a hand with their loops.

Wire Focal Bead

Wire Focal Bead

Wire Focal Bead Tutorial Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:14:54 -0800

Wire can make stunning beads. In this tutorial we’ll wrap wire around a knitting needle or dowel to create a focal bead – and then embellish it with seed beads. Just one of these wire beads, strung on a cord or chain, makes a striking necklace.

How To Make Adjustable Heart Ring Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:00:16 -0800

In this wire jewelry tutorial by Grace Zarfati and XQDesigns you’ll learn 2 variations of the heart design using simple wire manipulation techniques that’s easy, even for beginners, especially, those who are just starting and learning how to make wire jewelry with wire wrapping, wire manipulation and making loops. Expert jewelry makers will also love to make this ring because it’s too cute and irresistible,not to try it out.

Wire Woven Bangle

Wire Woven Bangle

Gorgeous Free Woven Wire Tutorials Tue, 30 Mar 2010 04:00:00 -0700

Michigan based Nancy Wickman is one lucky artisan. Not only is she blessed with wire working talent, she was able to retire from her civil service job a couple of years ago to focus on her jewelry business, called Wickwire Jewelry. She has two stores on  Artfire and 1000 Markets. She also teaches and recently shared these awesome wire weaving tutorials.

Geometric Wire Wrapped Beaded Necklace Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:00:11 -0800

Today’s necklace is a great project for anyone just getting started in wire wrapping.  The simple geometric design doesn’t take many beads, or much wire – so if you have jewelry-making tools already, you’ll find this to be a very inexpensive project!  Today I’m going to show you wire wrapping tips for making your own wire frame, so you can make pendants in any shape or size.  Adding a few crystal beads gives you color and shine with this minimalist geometric design.

Easy Hammered Wire Earrings

Easy Hammered Wire Earrings

Easy Hammered Wire Earring Tutorial Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:26:00 -0800

I’ve been making jewelry ever since I was a kid and so jewelry making in general is truly a passion of mine. It’s what I do to have fun and relax in my spare time.  I enjoy using a variety of techniques in my jewelry making but a current favorite is using an anvil and chasing hammer to hammer and texture wire. This is a really easy technique that can easily make your jewelry pieces look very professional!

Gypsy Style Adjustable Wire Bracelet Tutorial Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:14:32 -0800

This adjustable wire bracelet project involves a strip of fabric from an old T-shirt, plus seed beads and a charm to dangle. It’s fun to come up with contrasting / coordinating colors for the fabric strip and seed beads! This bangle also has a simple adjustability feature, made with looped ends sliding over the wire – allowing the bracelet to expand and contract. The looped wire ends easily slide together to make the bracelet larger (for sliding the bracelet on over your hand when putting it on). Or, to make the bracelet smaller, you can gently squeeze the sides of the bracelet, making the wire loops slide farther apart.

How to Make Double Hoop Dangle Earrings

Learn how to make hoop-style-inspired dangle earrings in this beginner-friendly jewelry tutorial.

Jewelry Making Tutorial – Beaded Rectangle Earrings

This is a full video tutorial for some truly unique earrings using rectangle frames.

How to Make Wire Wrapped Heart Charm

Learn how to make several styles of wire wrapped heart charms in this beginner-friendly jewelry tutorial.

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