How to Make an Open Wire Spiral (Video)

Making Wire Jewelry with Rena
video by Rena Klingenberg.

Here’s how to make a lovely open spiral – a jewelry technique that’s useful in a variety of projects:


For this practice session, you’ll need:

  • A piece of wire that’s about 6 inches (15.24 cm) long. In this video I’m using 20-gauge round soft copper wire.
  • Round nose pliers.

How to Make an Open Wire Spiral Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

Jewelry Projects to Make with
this Open Spiral Technique:

Zen Spiral Pendant

Zen Spiral Earrings

The Open Spiral
We Make in this Video:

open wire spiral by Rena Klingenberg

Want to Learn the Basics of
Designing Your Own Wire Jewelry?

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By the end of this online video class, you’ll be designing and making your own artistic earwires, clasps, connectors, and pendant bails.

You’ll also learn my tips for making wire jewelry more easily, with more professional looking results.


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