Making Spiral Zen Earrings with Red Aluminum Wire
Summary: This tutorial will teach you a simple way to make distinctive Chinese red spiral earrings with aluminum wire.
Happy New Year! On some day of 2014 January I made a pair of spiral zen earrings with red aluminum wire. This pair of earrings possesses strong Chinese style and very simple to make. I will share the detailed instructions below.
Necessities for spiral wire earrings:
Instructions on how to make spiral wire earrings:
Step 1: Wire wrap spiral Zen pattern
1st, cut a 20cm piece of aluminum wire;
2nd, loop one end with small round nose;
3rd, make spiral pattern with double round noses;
4th, make last coil by wrapping around a marker;
5th, leave 2cm tail and cut off excess wire;
6th, loop the tail.
Step 2: Finish the spiral wire earrings
1st, coil black copper wire around round nose;
2nd, cut out 4 jump rings;
3rd, use double jump rings to connect spiral wire dangle to earring hook;
4th, repeat to make another one.
Finally the spiral wire earrings look like this:
As you can see, I finish the spiral wire earrings just within few minutes. It is a quite simple tutorial. I advise you to have a try!