How to Make an Elegant Pearl Brooch with Basic Wire Wrapping Skills
Summary: This article is aimed at tutoring how to make an elegant pearl brooch with basic wire wrapping skills. Check the steps below.
Brooch is commonly seen in cold seasons. Women tend to wear brooch on their sweaters as ornament. Today I will show you how to make an elegant brooch with simple supplies. All you need to do is to prepare some pearl beads, seed beads and copper wires to start this handmade pearl brooch DIY project.
Supplies in making the elegant pearl beaded brooch:
Instructions on making the wire wrapped pearl brooch:
Step 1: Make the basic brooch
1st, snip off a short piece of 2mm gold aluminum wire (about 20cm), twist and shape it and glue the ends as shown in the picture;
2nd, snip off 6 pieces of 0.3mm copper wires(about 30cm), and then slide a 2mm silver seed bead to the middle of each wire and then thread each wire backwards through a pearl drop bead respectively;
3rd, slide a 2mm seed bead to the middle, thread the wire backwards through a 8mm round pearl bead;
4th, gather the wires together to make a flower, and then wrap and tie the wires to middle part of the aluminum brooch.
Step 2: Make another 2 small pearl flowers
1st, snip off 7 pieces of copper wires again, prepare 6 6mm round pearl beads, a 8mm pearl bead and 7 seed beads;
2nd, slide a 2mm seed bead to the middle and thread the wire backwards through a 6mm round pearl bead respectively;
3rd, repeat above procedure on the other 5 pieces of copper wires;
4th, slide a 2mm seed bead and then thread the wire through a 8mm pearl bead this time;
5th, combine the wires and beads and make it a flower;
6th, make one more beaded flower and then wrap and tie them to the aluminum wire respectively.
Step 3: Cover the aluminum wire with pearl beads
1st,snip off enough pieces of copper wire and thread 2mm seed beads and 6mm pearl beads as what you did in above steps;
2nd, wrap the wire along the aluminum wire and cover the brooch with pearl ornaments.
Step 4: Finish the pearl beaded brooch
Wrap the brooch pin and tie it to the pearl brooch.
Here shows the final piece of this pearl beaded brooch.
You will find it really easy to make this elegant pearl brooch with basic beading and wire wrapping skills. Any green hand who wants to try will also attracted by the simple processes. Anyway, if you want to make your own brooch for this winter, try this one and it will not let you feel down!