Basic Skills Necessary:
- You should already know how to straighten your wire and how to make closed 'P' loops.
Do you love challenges?
If you do, then this is just the right tutorial for you!
Join me to learn how to model a Celtic Knot from a single piece of wire that has been Knotted AFTER Hammering! I am not saying that it is "easy" because it is not, yet I promise it will be an enjoyable experience for the challenge lover that you are.
The tutorial is filled with information, tips, tricks and advices on "how to", all these supported by 52 crisp clear pictures and a Diagram with relevant explanations right beside them, spread along 5 main steps, within 19 pages. The pictures can be magnified at least 300% with clarity.
Please carefully read all tutorial pages before starting to make your own beautiful jewelries!!!
The dimensions given in Imperial System are approximate!!!
For further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me through Craftsy. You may rest assured that I will gladly assist you to the best of my abilities.
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
- The pendant measures 4 cm (1 1/2") - including the scroll bail and only 3 cm (1 3/16") - excluding the bail, and has 2.3 cm (15/16") at its widest point.
- The earring measures 4 cm (1 1/2") - including the ear wire and only 3 cm (1 3/16") - excluding the ear wire, and has 2.3 cm (15/16") at its widest point.
- 2 pieces of 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in) of 16 ga (1.2 mm)
- 2 pieces fishhook ear wire
- the rest of the materials is disclosed within tutorial
You Will Also Need:
- Round nose pliers
- Bent-nose pliers
- Flat nose pliers
- Nylon jaw flat nose pliers
- Flush cutter pliers
- Large Mandrel or Round dowel of abt. 3 cm (1 3/16 in) diameter
- Steel bench block
- Chasing hammer
- Couple of cotton pads and rubbing alcohol or baby wet wipes - for cleansing purposes - not shown
- File (could be a nail metallic or glass file)
- 0000 Steel wool - Optional
- Marker or Sharpie - not shown
- Ruler - not shown