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Wire Wrap Tutorial Dragonfly Bangle


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  • Metalsmithing

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TUTORIAL: How to make Wire Wrapped Riveted Bangle Bracelet. BONUS FEATURE: How to rivet. DIGITAL DOWNLOAD TUTORIAL. *** A simplified version of this tutorial, Metal Journeys, was published in Wirework magazine, November 2014, page 66. *** These wire wrapped bangles were a part of my Batik Glam collection. The pattern was inspired by the repetitive pattern often found in traditional Indonesian batik cloth. Learn the tips and tricks in this tutorial to create even spacing with design stamps to make stamped jewelry. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: - texturing/stamping metal blanks - even spacing stamping - doming metal - oxidizing brass - combining handmade components to make a bangle bracelet - making a metal poppy flower. I hope my tutorials will help you to expand your skill, be more creative, and open new possibilities for your own designs. LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE Motivated Beginners are welcome. This tutorial is easy to follow with clear step by step photos and LOADED with useful tips to make your metalsmithing life easier. FILE SIZE: 6 MB NUMBER OF PAGES: 7 NUMBER OF STEPS: 15 + 6 BONUS steps to make fancy ear wires (in total of 31 photo illustrations) TERMS OF USE: ....................................... You may sell any jewelry/crafts you make out of this tutorial. It would be nice if you give credit to me and/or my tutorial if you make something out of it. -------------------------------------------------------- Copyrights (c)2014 KHARISMA SOMMERS All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission of Kharisma Sommers of Popnicute. Purchasing of the tutorial / pattern does NOT transfer my copyright to you, nor does it grant you the permission to gift, share, exchange, teach, copy the whole or parts of it or distribute the file or any portion of the file content in any way - whether for pay or for free. Purchase of this tutorial indicates that you agree to abide by the above policy. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Motivated Beginners are welcome. This tutorial is easy to follow with clear step by step photos and LOADED with useful tips to make your metalsmithing life easier.

Recommended with this pattern

  • spacers/beads (must fit onto 12 gauge wire) 30 cm (12 in) 20g round wire, dead soft
  • 1 in (2.5 cm) 24g brass disks
  • 40 cm (16 in) crincle chain

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Kharisma Ryantori Sommers is an award winning, self-taught metalsmith and artist with a BFA degree (Graphic Design) from the Petra Christian University of Surabaya, Indonesia. Kharisma brings an abundant array of eclectic and artistic approaches to her jewelry making practice. She has an eye for detail and prides herself on the originality of her designs. She always strives to give her best in every creation. Her jewelry photos and tutorials have been published by numerous American jewelry making magazines and her videos can be seen in youtube under the alias of Popnicute. Kharisma lives with her husband, Steven, in the middle of nowhere (Quincy, IL) with hopes that someday they will be able to move into a bigger city with less snow and preferably with a beach nearby. In her free time she loves capturing photos of flowers and tiny bugs with her Macro lens.