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Rock Your Bling....Create Your Own Statement Ring

Posted by Alicia M. Published See Alicia M.'s 2 projects »
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  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials:

    *Ring Mandrel
    *Round nose and Chain nose pilers
    *Wire cutters
    *Wire 20 gauge
    *Measuring Tape
    *2mm Bead any color

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 2
    Step 2

    Measure out your wire:
    *20 inches in length

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 3
    Step 3

    Start making the ring shank:
    *Wrap the 20 gauge wire around the ring mandrel. (If you don't have a ring mandrel you can use a marker or pen)
    * Wrap your wire at one size bigger than your actual ring size (For ex: if you wear a size 5 wrap your wire at a size6)
    * Wrap the wire around 2x making sure the wires don't touch.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pull your wire tails up so you can get ready to add your bead.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 5
    Step 5

    Push your bead all the way down to the wire shank.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 6
    Step 6

    Start making the spiral:
    * Push your wire tails down to create the wire spiral
    * Wrap the wire around the spiral making sure the spirals meet evenly.
    * Continue wrapping the wire around until you have a 4 to 6 inch tail.

  • Step 7

    *Wrap the wire tails around the bead base 2x
    *Seperate the wire tails into two sepearate tails (a left and a right)
    *Wrap the left wire tail around the shank 3x
    *Wrap the right wire tail around the shank 3x
    *Cut off the exess with your wire cutters and pitch down with your round nose pilers.

  • How to make a wire wrapped ring. Wire Wrapped Spiral Bead Ring - Step 8
    Step 8

    Voila!!!1 Your statement ring is done. Now go and rock your bling.

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CO + K User

wow its simple and abstract, yet elegent
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Olivia H.
Olivia H. · Indianapolis, Indiana, US · 32 projects
Love it! I'll post the version I just made soon.
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