Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters »
InstructionsTake your time and don't get frustrated if you have to redo a segment because your wrapping isn't perfect - just remember it's great practice!
I also tried out a new tool (new to me) which is a wire looping pliers - one side of the pliers is round nose and the other side is concave - it makes creating the loops and wire wrapping faster and using fewer tools, however, I did find the ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Romantic, Traditional
Silver Plated German Style Wire - 24GA; Silver Plated Stardust Sparkle 4mm Beads; Rose, Green, and Lemon 8mm Glass Pearls
What was your inspiration?
I found these beautiful glass pearls and I knew i had to make a necklace just for me using the new technique I had learned from this class. I have just enough pearls to finish with matching earrings and bracelet.
What are you most proud of?
I'm most proud that I completed the necklace in one sitting. It is very time consuming and requires a good deal of concentration. The end product is very special to me because it is my first pearl wire wrapped necklace using the my new tools and new techniques.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be patient. Don't give up. Make sure that you have all your tools out, your wire ready, and your pattern all set so you can just keep going. It may be a long process but the outcome is priceless. :)