SPIRAL LOOP FRAMES - Wirework Jewellery Tutorial (e-mailed PDF download)
Step-by-step wirework tutorial, featuring detailed instructions and close-up photographs
This wirework tutorial shows you how to create beautiful SPIRAL LOOP FRAME EARRINGS and PENDANTS with 79 close-up photos and detailed step-by-step instructions.
Firstly, it shows you how to create a pair of SPIRAL LOOP TEARDROP FRAME EARRINGS, including clear instructions on shaping and hammering wire, creating spirals and wrapping/coiling techniques.
Using the same techniques, the lesson goes on to explain how to create a SPIRAL LOOP TEARDROP FRAME PENDANT and a SPIRAL LOOP HORSESHOE FRAME NECKLACE along with a little SWIRL BAIL so that your pendants can be hung on a chain of your choice.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED: 20 gauge soft round wire 26 gauge soft round wire Briolette/coin beads Earwires/necklace chain
NB. Plated wire is NOT recommended for the hammering and sanding elements of this tutorial
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED: Wire cutters Round nose pliers Chain nose pliers (2 pairs) Dowel Nylon headed pliers Smooth-headed hammer Bench block Sanding pads (3 grades: 180, 220, 280) Polishing cloth Ruler or measuring tape
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