Making Distinctive Earrings with Silvery Brass Wire and Blue Glass Pearls
Summary: Learn how to make those chic sky-blue earrings step by step with wire and beads. The earring tutorial only requires basic wire wrapping and coiling technique.
A simple spiral wire wrap pattern will never trouble you. And you needn’t rack your brain to recreate another pattern, because basic wire wrapping and beading can to a large extent differ your pattern from original.
Necessities for handmade wire wrapped skyblue earrings:
Instructions on making earring with wire and beads:
Step 1: Wire wrap spiral frame
1st, cut a 12cm length of aluminum wire and loop one end with round nose;
2nd, use reamer’s handle to shape outward circle;
3rd, leave 2cm tail at other end;
4th, loop the end with round nose.
Step 2: Do coiling and beading
1st, cut a 18cm length of 0.8mm brass wire and loop one end;
2nd, string 15 blue pearls onto the wire and round the beaded wire along the frame;
3rd, cut a long piece of 0.5mm brass wire and do even coiling around the inner loop;
4th, fasten beaded wire to frame by coiling, and coil twice between any two beads;
5th, coil rest wire around frame 5 times and cut off excess 0.5mm wire;
6th, wrap rest 0.8mm wire around frame twice and cut off excess length;
7th, attach ear hook to wire wrapped beaded dangle;
8th, repeat to make the other one.
Handmade wire wrapped earrings are done!
Tada! This “how to” tutorial is finished. The handmade earrings are easy to make, which is quite suitable to wear. If you are interested in such kind of wire wrapped earrings, keep an eye on updated tutorials.