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Make funky wire wrap rings
These rings are surprisingly easy to make and only use two supplies, wire and beads! These are tons of fun to make and are great gifts.

Posted by Adrienne the Crafty Little Gnome from Everson, Washington, United States • Published See Adrienne the Crafty Little Gnome's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by cutting about two feet of wire and stringing your bead on it. Bend the sides of the wire down.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Wrap it around your ring mandrel using the sizing gauge on the mandrel to make the correct size ring for your finger.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wrap the wire around the mandrel twice and then start wrapping the wire ends around the bead.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Keep twisting it around the bead. You can make it really tight and smooth or messy and birds nest-like if you want.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Once it is wrapped around the bead to your desire take the ends and start wrapping them around the band of the ring. Use your pliers to help wrap it tight. Loop it about 3 or 4 times.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 6
    Step 6

    Alternatively, you can take the free end and make it into a spiral. Use your pliers to start to spiral the wire and roll it right up to the base of the ring.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrap Rings - Step 7
    Step 7

    Once you have the basics down you can experiment by trying out different beads and different ways of twisting the wire.

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