Wire Jewelry Projects

Wire jewelry tips and tutorials.

Beads & Chains Bracelet (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. In this tutorial, the beads are strung on round metal wire instead of beading wire. If you like jewelry with structure, you’ll appreciate how the bead and wirework portion of this bracelet holds its curved shape firmly. I’ve used three strands of chain here, but you may want to make your bracelet […]

Hoops & Chains Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. For these swingy earrings with an Art Deco vibe, we’ll make angular wire hoops and add some slinky chains. I’ve used a very fine, thin chain for this project, but I think these would also be cool with a lightweight chain of large, open links! Supplies: Soft round wire, 18 gauge (I […]

Swerve Earrings

by Maisha Russell. (Brooklyn NY) These earrings are made using multiple wire wrapped components. The top is coiled wire, the bottom part is a swirled wire that’s left free form to dangle for movement. The colorful wood bead takes the linear dressy shape and makes it more fun And sassy. These earrings were fun to […]

Changeable Bead Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. This earring design is an earwire and headpin all in one. And you can change the beads every time you wear these earrings – using a removable clear plastic earring stopper at the bottom of your beads. If you give or sell these earrings, be sure to include a collection of beads […]

Which Type of Silver Wire for a Beginner?

by Gavin Randolph. (USA) Which type of silver is the easiest to work with for beginner? Gavin Randolph

Copper Christmas Tree Ornaments

by Erinn LaMattery. (Japan) Every year I make a special limited series of Christmas ornaments for my shop. The first year I made 5, and sold about 1 of them, the rest ended up as gifts. But I love Christmas and I love ornaments, so I continued every year with my plan to release a […]

Is My Wire Necklace Design Practical?

by Rose Cooper. (Maryland) I have been making 22 g artistic wire Swarovski & Wire Vine necklaces and sold some at craft shows. A friend who is a partner in a very upscale art gallery/shop said she thought they would sell well there. She did not think they were too delicate. We agreed that precious […]

Easy Christmas Ornament Hooks (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These Christmas ornament hooks add a touch of handmade elegance to your decorations. Yet they’re simple enough that they don’t upstage the ornament. These hooks make charming gifts and are quick to create. They’re also a great way to use orphan beads from your stash. The finished size is about 2″ (51mm) […]

Tip: Round Nose Pliers to Prevent Kinking Wire

by Mary Wong. (San Gabriel, CA) While I was weaving with wire on my crocheted cuff pieces, I found the wire had a tendency to kink just as I tightened a loop, especially just at the very end. So, I figured that using one of the tapered jaws of the round nose pliers would help […]

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