How to Make a Wire Butterfly Pendant

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How to Make a Wire Butterfly Pendant Pattern


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Jewelry: How to Make a Wire Butterfly Pendant
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire wrapping experience
  • It's helpful to know how to make jump rings with round nose pliers

Pattern Description:

Creating a wire wrapped butterfly is fun and easy - it takes less than 5 minutes to make a wire butterfly once you've mastered this pattern. This wire butterfly pendant pattern is 4 pages with 19 step-by-step color photos that will show you exactly how to make a wire butterfly.

Create this simple but intriguing wire butterfly with just a continuous piece of wire and some shaping objects you already have in your home. Embellish with beads or keep it simple.

I was inspired by Art Nouveau lines and styles to create this - I hope you love it!

It's easy to make wire butterflies to give as gifts or wear yourself with this pattern. I'll give you 2 ways to finish this pendant as a necklace, and you can explore how to make the wire butterfly into earrings, bracelets, and more.

YES, you can sell butterfly jewelry you make with this pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2-1/2 inches tall by 1-1/2 inches wide


  • 18 inches (46cm) of 20-gauge wire
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Round nose OR 6-step barrel pliers
  • Flush Cutters
  • Round shaping object
  • Optional: tumbler, rawhide mallet & bench block, spring ring pliers

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