Free Tutorial on Making a Wire Wrapped Flower Ear Cuff Earring
Summary: Learn how to make wire wrapped flower ear cuff earrings with turquoise beads and chains. I’m sure you will be surprised by the jewelry.
Wire wrapping and beading turquoise beads are involved in the design of wire ear cuff earring. No matter whether you ear have been pierced, you can wear the flower ear cuff earring. Let’s start the tutorial about making wire wrapped ear cuff earrings and make a beautiful ear cuff earring for you.
Necessaries for making flower ear cuff earring:
0.8mm Copper Wires
0.5mm Copper Wires
8mm Round Turquoise Beads
4mm Round Turquoise Beads
White Acrylic Beads
Mixed Bead Cap
Wire Cutter Plier
Round Nose Plier
How to make ear cuff earrings?
Step1: Make the basic frame of the flower ear cuff earring
1st, cut three 15cm 0.8mm copper wires and twist them into the shape as picture shows;
2nd, cut 50cm 0.5mmcopper wire and slide a pearl bead onto the middle of it;
3rd, thread both working ends through three bead caps according to size from small to large, and then pull them tight;
4th, part the two wires and fix the white flower to the three vines by wire wrapping, be sure that the three vines placed in order as shown.
Step2: Make the bead dangle chains
1st, cut three 4cm golden chains and a 1.5cm golden chain;
2nd, slide a headpin onto a 4mm turquoise bead and make a loop, then cut the extra wire;
3rd, repeat the 2nd to make other two beads findings;
4th, string an eyepin onto the 8mm turquoise bead and make a loop, then cut the extra wire;
5th, attach the three 4mm beads to the end of the three 4cm chains separately;
6th, link the 1.5cm chains to one 4cm chains by the 8mm bead finding as picture shows.
Step3: Wire wrapping the left part of the flower ear cuff
1st, thread the left working end through the first hole of one 4cm chains, then continue to wrap around the three vines for 5 circles;
2nd, turn the wrapping wire to the lowest vine and roughly wrap around it for 7circles, then thread the wire though the first hole of the longest chains and go on wrapping around the vine for 2circles;
3rd, continue slide a small bead onto the wrapping wire and twine the wire around the three vines, finally cut the remaining wires;
4th, cut 5cm 0.5mm copper wire and wind it around the middle vine as picture shows, and then string the wire cross the hole of the other 4cm chains and continue to twine the wire around the vine for 3 circles, finally cut the extra wire;
5th, cut 20cm copper wire and twine it around the top vine as picture shows;
6th, slide a turquoise bead onto the wrapping wire and connect the top and middle vines by wrapping;
7th, repeat the 6th step twice to link the middle and the lowest vines, as well as the lowest vine and other two vines as shown, and finally bind the top and middle vines for 1cm.
Step4: Wire wrapping the right part of the flower ear cuff
1st, wire wrap the right wire around the three vines for 1.5cm, and then turn it to twist around the lowest vine as shown;
2nd, slide a small turquoise bead and continue to wind around the middle vine for 3circles;
3rd, string a small bead again and twine it around the top vine for several circles, finally cut the extra wires.
Step5: Finish the wire flower ear cuff earring
1st, cut 10cm 0.8mmcopper wire and make it into the shape as picture shows;
2nd, bind the middle and cut the rest of the wires, and then bend both ends into the shape as shown;
3rd, slide a big turquoise bead onto the left wire and twist the wire around the bottom of the flower for 1 circle;
4th, attach the ear cuff to the embellishment through wrapping, and then cut the extra wires.
A beautiful flower ear cuff earring has been done. Have you got the methods after reading the tutorial about wire wrapped ear cuff? Have a try and show your designs.