Wire Jewelry Projects

Wire jewelry tips and tutorials.

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. […]

Wire Charm Ring (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. In this wire ring tutorial, we’ll use a single piece of wire to create the look of stacked rings – plus a loop for attaching a small charm or bead. This is a good project for using up orphan beads, orphan earring dangles, or small pendants / charms. These are fun for […]

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 […]

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