Photo Tutorial on Wire Wrapping Orange Red Pipa Knot Earrings

Summary: This tutorial is to show you how to make a lovely pair of wire wrapped Pipa knot earrings. Click tutorial to know how to apply Chinese knotting technique into this wire wrapped jewelry.

Photo Tutorial on Wire Wrapping Orange Red Pipa Knot Earrings

Pipa knot is a kind of traditional Chinese knot; its name originates from a special Chinese instrument. Pipa knots are always utilized into decorative handcrafted thread items, connoting good wish and luck. Here I want to apply it into wire wrapped earrings tutorial.

Necessities for wire wrapping Pipa knot earrings:

1.5mm orange aluminum wire
Bronze earring hooks
Orange star pendants
Round nose plier
Flat nose plier
Wire cutter

Necessities for wire wrapping Pipa knot earrings

Instructions on how to wire wrap Pipa knot earrings:

Step 1: Wire wrap Pipa knot

1st, cut a 43 length of aluminum wire, leave a 2cm tail and wrap a large loop with round nose;
2nd, leave 2cm length and wrap wire around a thick marker, the outmost circle is done;
3rd, coil wire around the 2-cm length from left underneath to right surface;
4th, wrap wire around a thin marker, and the middle circle is done;
5th, still coil wire around the 2cm length;
6th, wrap the innermost circle and coil last time;
7th, cut off excess wire;
8th, use flat nose plier to tuck the sharp end.

Step 1: Wire wrap Pipa knot

Step 2: Finish the Pipa knot earrings

1st, attach ear hook to the wire wrapped Pipa knot;
2nd, add star pendant to the Pipa knot.

Step 2: Finish the Pipa knot earrings

The wire wrapped Pipa knot earrings looks like:

The wire wrapped Pipa knot earrings

The wire wrapped earrings tutorial is over. As you can see, it is finally a beautiful pair of orange Pipa knot earrings! While attempting in your versions, you are suggested to use different colors and arranging beads onto wire.

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