How to Make Gold Wire Leaf Earrings for Autumn
Summary: Look for leaf design earrings? Today’s tutorial will be entirely about how to make leaf earrings. It is very suitable for coming autumn. Hope you will like it!
Autumn is a harvest season, so gold wires are chosen to make this leaf design earrings. It’s very easy to make. If you have basic wire wrapping techniques, there will be no problems to make this pair of wire leaf earrings. Just need some different size wires, and follow me step by step!
Materials needed in wire leaf design earrings:
Instructions for wire leaf design earrings:
Step 1: Make the leaf frame for the wire leaf earrings
1st, cut about 15cm 0.8mm copper wire, and wrap the wire to form a leaf shape;
2nd, wrap the shorter end around the longer one to close the leaf off, and form a loop at the top with a pair of round nose pliers, then cut off the extra wire. This is what the frame of wire leaf earrings should look like.
Step 2: Wrap the leaf midrib for the wire leaf earrings
1st, cut about 30cm 0.3mm copper wire, fix one end on the top by coiling it around for several turns, pull the wire tighten and fix the wire on the leaf tip in the same method. This is the midrib of the leaf;
2nd, pull the wire and wrap it around the midrib one time, then wrap it around the other side leaf frame;
3rd, keep wrapping the wire between the main stem and the leaf frame until get to the leaf petiole, and the leaf vein is finished.
Step 3: Finish leaf design earrings
1st, cut off the extra wire and fix the end of wire by coiling the extra wire around the top several turns;
2nd, take an earring hook, and attach it to the top loop of the leaf.
Here is the final look of the leaf design earrings:
Wow! The pair of wire leaf earrings has been finished! I believe you must have learnt how to make leaf earrings. In the coming autumn, you deserve to have such a gold leaf design earrings. Create ones for yourself, it have so much fun!