PandaHall Original DIY Project – How to Make a Glass Beaded Wire Wrapped Ring
Summary: Wire wrapped jewelry and accessories are very popular among jewelry makers, so today we’d like to share you an original designed wire ring, hope you’ll like our design.
To make this cool wire wrapped ring, you just need to prepare some aluminum wire, copper wire, and a glass bead. And the procedures to make it are not difficult at all! If you are interested, just follow me to check out the details!
Materials and tools needed to make this glass beaded wire ring:
1.5mm Silver Aluminum Wire
0.5mm Red Copper Wire
4mm Blue Bicone Glass Bead
Side Cutting Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
How to make this wire wrapped ring:
Step 1: Connect the wires together
1st, cut 5 pieces of 1.5mm aluminum wire, make sure they a little longer than the size of your finger;
2nd, cut a long piece of 0.5mm copper wire, wrap it to one aluminum wire like the second picture shows;
3rd, wrap the copper wire one more time and thread it to the second aluminum wire;
4th, wrap the copper wire around the second aluminum wire and thread it to the third aluminum wire in the same way.
Step 2: Complete the first wire wrapped pattern
1st, repeat previous steps to connect 5 aluminum wires together with copper wire;
2nd, wrap the copper wire through all 5 aluminum wires like the second picture shows;
3rd, wrap the copper wire around the upper aluminum wire one time, then the second one, the third one, until you get to the last one;
4th, wrap the copper wire about 5 times around the last aluminum wire like the fourth picture shows.
Step 3: Decorate the wires with a glass bead
1st, repeat all previous steps to make one more wire wrapped pattern;
2nd, start to make the third wire pattern, once you finished half of it, add a blue glass bead to the wire and then finish the other half of the wire pattern like the picture shows.
Step 4: Finish the original designed wire ring
1st, repeat previous steps to make three more wire patterns at the right side of the glass bead, and combine the wire ends together like picture show, then keep the middle aluminum wire and cut off extra four wires;
2nd, make one more wire pattern at the left side of the glass bead in the same way, and combine wire ends together, then cut off extra wire and keep the middle wire;
3rd, connect the two middle aluminum wires together with red copper wire, fix them and cut off extra wires.
Here is the final look of this simple wire ring:
And this is how it looks like when you’re wearing it:
Just as you can see, the finished wire ring is very cool and the DIY procedures are very easy as well. If you are a fan of wire wrapped jewelry, take the chance and try to make this ring by yourself!