2 Steps to Make Red Cherry Earrings with Simple Wire Wrapping Technique
Summary: Here is a short tutorial about wire wrapping red cherry earrings with simple wirework techniques. The earrings project is fun and free for your convenient option.
You don’t have to be a jewelry master to present a fun, exquisite and fashionable earrings project. Most handmade jewelry are easy to make, like this one – wire wrapped red cherry earrings. This Christmas project is inspired by a chic pair of pearl earrings at a jewelry web store.
The necessities for wire wrapped cherry earrings:
Instructions on how to wire wrap red cherry earrings:
Step 1: Wire wrap the prototype of red cherry
1st, cut a 15cm length of brass wire and bend one end into 90 degrees with flat nose plier;
2nd, loop the end with round nose plier;
3rd, leave 1cm length below the loop and wrap wire around reamer’s handle, so the first leaf is shaped;
4th, slightly adjust the leaf and wrap wire below the leaf shape twice;
5th, leave 1cm interval and wrap another leaf at the opposite position;
6th, string a red glass bead onto wire and bend the end upward;
7th, rotate the bead toward wire, so the bead is half wrapped and won’t fall off.
Step 2: Finish the cherry’s leaves
1st, cut a 20cm length of green brass wire and coil it around leaf several times;
2nd, string a green bicone bead onto wire and continue coiling;
3rd, when the leaf is fully coiled by green wire, stop and cut off excess wire;
4th, repeat above process to handle the other leaf;
5th, attach ear hook to the red cherry dangle.
The final red cherry earrings look like this: