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Kenneth City, Florida, USA

~~~~~Wire Jewelry Tutorials by Bobbi MawMyWiredImagination~~~~~
Bobbi Maw is a Master Wire Jewelry Artist, and award-winning jewelry designer based in Kenneth City, Florida. With more than 28 years ...

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Crystal Hoop Earring Wire Wrapping

from MyWiredImagination
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Crystal Hoop Earring Wire Wrapping
Crystal Hoop Earring Wire Wrapping
Crystal Hoop Earring Wire Wrapping
Crystal Hoop Earring Wire Wrapping
Crystal Hoop Earring Wire Wrapping

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is a high-level beginner to intermediate project. The project is not complicated, but does assume you are familiar with; basic wire handling skills, such as cleaning, straightening wire, turning a basic loop, and completing a basic binding wrap.
  • If you feel need more experience with these skills before starting this project, please see Back to the Beginning Bracelet Tutorial http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/jewelry/Bracelet/Back-to-the-Beginning----Bracelet/20367

Pattern Description:

These wonderful hoop earrings evolved from my Swarovski Crystal Bracelet and Back to the Beginning Bracelet designs. aka "Honey I Shrunk the Bracelets"

They can be made as big or as tiny as you like.I've "shrunk" them down small enough for a nose ring and of course they started as a bracelet :)).

***Certified Copyright Registration number: TX 7-357-073***

Bronze Medal Winner in Fire Mountain's 2012 Swarovski Elements Challenge http://www.firemountaingems.com/galleryofdesigns/jewelry_design_gallery.asp?docid=D13Y


  • Materials suggested makes 1 pair of hoops approximately 1 inch in diameter
  • 12 inches (30.5cm) 22ga square wire
  • 9 inches (22.9cm) 20ga round wire
  • 18 inches (45.7cm) 20 or 22ga half round wire
  • **all wire should be half hard**
  • 18 to 22 crystal cube, round, or bicone shaped beads, or 4mm plain round beads in colors of your choice.
  • Ruler
  • Permanent Marker (sharpie)
  • Flush wire cutters
  • Narrow flat nose pliers
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • 1/2 to 3/4 inch round wooden dowel
  • Wire rounder or file

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