How to Wire Wrap Dragonfly Wing Earrings in Mysterious Purple
Summary: This tutorial is showing you how to wire wrap earrings in dragonfly wing pattern and in mysterious purple color.
In my dreams, there are flowers, rivers and a fleet of dragonflies flapping wings around, which is the true memory of my childhood. Inspired by these dreamy scenes, I plan to wire wrap a pair of purple dragonfly wing earrings in this tutorial.
Necessities for the purple dragonfly wing earrings:
How to wire wrap dragonfly wing earrings:
Step 1: Wire wrap the frame of wing
1st, cut a 24cm length of aluminum wire and bend at the position 4cm away from one end;
2nd, make a wire wrapped loop at the end;
3rd, 4cm away from the loop bend the wire again;
4th, shape the rest wire into wing;
5th, wire wrap rest wire around the loop.
Step 2: weave net pattern onto wing
1st, cut a long piece of copper wire;
2nd, weave net pattern onto the wing frame, you can do it as in dream catch earrings;
3rd, cut off excess copper wire;
4th, attach earring hook onto the loop.
Finally the dragonfly wing earrings are done:
Tada! I have finished the wire wrapping wing earrings. Besides dragonfly wing, you can have more patterns, like butterfly wings. Hope you enjoy this dreamy jewelry idea.