How to Wire Wrap a Cute Cat above Stones for Pendants
Summary: Today’s tutorial is entirely about how to wire wrap stones for pendants. Don’t leave! There is a beautiful wire wrapped cat stone pendant is waiting for you!
Wire wrapping techniques are perfect for displaying a rich, vibrantly colored stone. This wire wrap pendant tutorial demonstrates not only how to set the stone, but also how to create an interesting scrolling embellishment to give the piece a bit of detail. Before making this wire wrapped stone pendant, you need to prepare some wires and stone beads. Come and follow me!
Materials needed in wire wrapped stone pendant:
Instructions for making wire wrapped stone pendant:
Step 1: Wire wrap a cat for stone pendant
1st, cut off 0.8mm copper wire as the length of 20cm, wrap the wire to form a flat bottom “V”, upside down the “V”, then make two sharp cat ears;
2nd, slide a 4mm Czech glass bead onto one wire to make the cat eye, then rotate the wire clockwise to the other side, pay attention to bead place, do another side in the same way. Now the whole shape looks like a cat’s face;
3rd, cut off three 0.3mm copper wire as the same length about 7cm, thread them to a glass seed bead, fix the bead on the cat’s face as picture shows by wrapping the copper wire, at the distance of 1cm from the seed bead, cut off the extra wires, this is the cat’s nose and whiskers.
Step 2: Wrap the wire wrapped cat above the stone
1st, wrap one end of wire to form a “heart”, then prepare a stone bead, wrap the cat above the stone as picture shows;
2nd, cut off about 10cm 8mm copper wire, thread it to the stone bead, wrap one end above the stone bead as picture shows, make a loop at the end, at last fix the cat’s face to the stone by wrapping wires at back, remember to conceal extra wires, so that it will not prick you.
Here is the final look of wire wrapped stone pendant:
Voila! This wire wrap pendant tutorial is over! It is very interesting and adorable, isn’t it? Based on tutorials, you can wire wrap different design as you like above stones. Look forward to your own wire wrapped stone pendant!