Wire Jewelry Projects

Wire jewelry tips and tutorials.

Earrings with Two-Hole Beads (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These easy earrings are designed with a small stack of two-hole beads, held together by simple, curvy wirework. You can see the wire through the transparent beads. If you have some leftover two-hole beads (or if you bought some but never decided how to use them) – this is the perfect project. […]

Connect a Choker and Bracelet to Make a Necklace (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. In this interchangeable jewelry tutorial, we’ll use a choker-length chain necklace plus a bracelet – and hook them together to make a longer necklace. The choker and bracelet can be worn individually: And each piece fastens with the same spiral wire hook clasp design (or you can use any other type of […]

Ombre Autumn Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These Ombre Autumn Earrings are an homage to the essence of Fall – Indian corn, falling leaves, and a farewell to Summer. The seed beads in these earrings create a lovely ombre effect (gradual changes in a color from light to dark). Any sort of leaf bead or leaf charm would be […]

Help – First Time Using Stainless Steel Wire

by Lisa. Using stainless steel wire for the first time. Do you have any tips for getting the detailed work from it? It seems to be so much more difficult to wrap with! Lisa

Dragonfly Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These pretty dragonflies make charming, lightweight earrings. I found the dragonflies in the floral aisle of a local dollar store. I knew immediately that they needed to become earrings! 🙂 Supplies: A pair of earwires. Chain nose pliers. Flat nose pliers. Wire cutter. Sharpie marker – for marking your pliers. A pair […]

Is It Safe to Make Earwires with Copper from Electrical Wire?

by JoAnne Nicholls. (Elliot Lake, ON) I have access to a lot of electrical wire and plan on using it to make jewelry. Is it ok to use copper from electrical wire to make ear wires? If so, what special finishing treatments would it require? JoAnne Nicholls

Square Hoop Earring Jackets (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. We’re going to make easy earring jackets to transform a pair of post (stud) earrings. This is a neat way to expand your earring wardrobe, or to create different jewelry looks when you’re traveling. How to Wear Earring Jackets: Choose a pair of post earrings, and remove the earring clutches from them. […]

Memory Wire Pendant and Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. This circle pendant and hoop earring set is made with Memory Wire – a hardened wire that comes in coils, similar to a “Slinky” toy. The pendant is made with bracelet-size Memory Wire, while the earrings use the ring-size wire. A focal bead, a few accent beads, and a handful of seed […]

Tranquility Necklace (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. Three simple copper sticks provide an aura of calmness and minimalist style on this oxidized copper chain. I used a double-spiral clasp from one of my previous tutorials here. The copper sticks are in three graduated lengths, and slightly hammer-distressed. Supplies: Round wire – 16 gauge, soft or half-hard. I used copper. […]

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