Lotus Hoops

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Lotus Hoops Pattern

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Jewelry: Lotus Hoops
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Jewelry

Type:

Earrings

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire wrapping and light hammering.

Pattern Description:

With this pattern you can make a beautiful pair of stylish lotus hoops. These are great everyday hoops, with a little extra style. They are very beginner friendly, so have no fear if you are just starting with wire, these can be made with patience and practice by anyone!

You can make them in many different metals as well, to change the look, even combine different metals in the same pair!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 1 3/4 inches, or can be made different sizes

Materials:

  • 9 inches 16 gauge soft round copper (or other metal) wire
  • 14 inches of soft round 20 gauge copper (or other metal) wire
  • 7 inches of 20 gauge soft round sterling silver (or other metal) wire
  • Liver of sulpher (optional for patina)
  • Ball peen or chasing hammer
  • bench block
  • round nose pliers
  • nylon jaw pliers
  • flat nose or chain nose pliers
  • file
  • hoop mandrel or other large round mandrel

You Will Also Need:

  • Measuring tape

About Designer

About Designer

MetalFuze on craftsy.com

I have been designing and making jewlery for about 10 years now. I have learned mostly through trial and error, but also from some of the great tutorials, I have purchased from artists I admire. My favorite medium these days is metal, weather sheet or wire. I am inspired by nature the most, but also music, art, life... these things are inspiring to me as well.

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