This wire jewellery tutorial shows you how to create a basic WIRE FLOWER design made from one length of wire with 5 petals and a bead secured in the flower centre with 43 close-up photos and detailed step-by-step instructions..
The lesson also show you how the design can be varied with hammered petals, pointed petals and bead embellishments to the centre of the flower.
My ‘wire flower’ design is very versatile and can be used in many jewellery making projects e.g. earrings, pendants, necklaces or maybe incorporated into a bracelet design. Examples and guidance are given of how to make flowers using thicker wire with bigger beads.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED: 24 gauge soft round wire faceted rondelle beads 26 gauge or 28 gauge soft round wire (optional) 2mm round beads (optional)
(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 flat headed hammer (optional) bench block (optional) burnisher, sanding pads or tumbler (optional)
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