Wire Jewelry Projects

Wire jewelry tips and tutorials.

Fabric Wrapped Choker Necklace Tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. This fabric wrapped choker necklace is made from four stacked wire neck rings. Two are wrapped with fabric strips, and the other two are bare metal. It’s fun to choose your fabrics for this project! I love Autumn colors, especially olive and sage greens. Let’s get started. Supplies: 16-gauge round soft wire […]

Zen Spiral Hoop Earrings Tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. This easy wire hoop earrings tutorial adds a graceful inner spiral that brings extra style and interest to the design. These earrings are super light-weight and comfortable to wear. They’re also quick to make – and if you’re making them to sell, you can whip up several of them in a short […]

Adjustable Monogram Ring Tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. (Jewelry Making Journal) This monogram ring tutorial is easy and versatile. I’ve used mixed metals in the examples here, but of course you can use whatever metals you like best! I know we don’t usually think of a monogram being just one initial, but Roget’s Thesaurus lists “initials” as a synonym for […]

How to Make Long Earwires

© by Rena Klingenberg; all rights reserved. Here’s how to make long earwires (also called almond earwires or marquise earwires, because of their shape): You can make these in any length, from short to ultra-long. The lovely curving lines make this style of earring finding a very graceful alternative to the standard French hook style. […]

Make a Bracelet Fastening Tool

by Rena Klingenberg (Jewelry Making Journal) A bracelet fastening tool is a handy device for anyone who loves wearing bracelets with clasps. You know how frustrating it can be to fasten the clasp around your own wrist! This is an especially welcome gadget for jewelry wearers who have arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or other issues […]

How to Make Your Own Argentium Sterling Ball Pins

by Julie Lloyd. (Healing Crystal Jewelry) I discovered the benefits of using Argentium sterling silver in my jewelry designs early on. Its very low tarnish properties is a great benefit to jewelry owners and designers alike. With only mild soap and water, your jewelry can always be kept as bright as new. Another huge benefit […]

Wrapping Your Tools to Protect Your Wire

by Sheila Davis. (Shelton,Wa) I read this tip in a bead magazine and wanted to share it. If you don’t have a pair of nylon jaw pliers just wrap painters tape around the jaws of your tool to keep from marring your wire. Sheila Davis Stone Designs on Etsy Stone Designs blog   Comments: Great […]

Wire Wrap Rings – Tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. This wire wrap rings tutorial is a very fast and easy project. You can quickly make a ton of these from bits of wire left over from other projects, or from a pile of new wire pieces you cut to size. They’re comfortable and adjustable – and, as you’ll see at the […]

How to Make a Pendant – a fast, easy tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. This “how to make a pendant” tutorial is one of my favorite projects. It’s fast and easy, uses only a small amount of wire, and offers loads of opportunities for creative variety. Also, whenever I make these they sell like crazy! It’s fun to make different decorative wire designs for the front […]

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