• steampunk jewelry
    Handmade Jewelry,  Tutorials

    How To Wrap a Dragon Eye Pebble – Steampunk Jewelry

    I would like to show you how to make an easy wrap, steampunk style. I use this technique for my dragon-eyes pebbles, and after wrapping, I incorporate them in jewelry, like pendants and bracelets. This is how an eye will look like, after wrapping it. The wrapping is absolutely necessary, because it holds the eye in place. In wire wrapped jewelry, the artist never relies on glue, only on wire. The materials you need are: dragon eye pebble, crafts wire (I used copper wire 24 ga), metal gear (from crafts store or Amazon). As you can see, my pebble is not calibrated (not perfectly round), but that’s ok, it will…

  • Eye orb tutorial
    Handmade Jewelry,  Tutorials

    How to Make an Eye Orb Pendant

    In this picture tutorial I will show you how to make an ORB. It is basically a cabochon eye, wrapped with wire and made it in a pendant. This is our finished piece of jewelry. What you need: 24 gauge artistic wire (silver color copper wire) 2″ bangle or any other already made circular frame flush cutter and a set of pliers eye cabochon from any craft store Step 1 – Cut 8 pieces of wire, 24″ long and fold them in half.Step 2 – Attach the wires to the bangle, using 3 loops, as shown. Try to place them symmetrically. You will have 16 pieces of lose wires.Step 3 – Twist every…

  • pearls tree of life pendant
    Tree of Life,  Tutorials

    Bridal Tree of Life Pendant

    This is a new Tree of Life Pendant that I just made. I recently wrote a tutorial on how to make tree of life pendants with crystal chips, if you missed it, you can read it here <<< In this new pendant I used the exact method of wiring and beading… with a little more imagination. I used fresh water pearls instead of rose quartz crystals, and I made a frame by hand, instead of using a store bought bangle. DID YOU KNOW? Pearl symbolizes wisdom, offers protection and security. Freshwater pearl has calming effects and helps to balance your aura. Pearl symbolizes loyalty and dedication, that is why pearl…

  • Rose Quartz Tree of Life Necklace
    Tree of Life,  Tutorials

    How to make a Rose Quartz Tee of Life Pendant

    I will show you how to make a Rose Quartz Tree of Life pendant in 10 steps. The materials that you need: rose quartz chips (sold in strings), artistic wire 24 gauge (silver colored copper), a fashion bangle 2.5″ diameter (sold in dollar stores), a cutter and a pair of pliers. Step 1 – Cut the wire. You need 10 pieces, each piece must be 20 inches long. Fold the wire in half, as below. Step 2 – Wrap the wires. One by one, wrap each wire twice on the bangle (2 loops), at the middle point. Make it neat, be nice with the wire and the wire will be nice with…

  • spider charm
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    How to make a Wire Spider

    In this post I will teach you how to make a cool wire spider charm. You can use it as a pendant or as a mobile ornament. I like to hang my spider charm from my car’s rear-view mirror. You can also make a larger version and put it on your desk or window sill. I hope you’re getting excited, it is a very cool project. There are many small steps, but I want to keep this tutorial short and sweet, therefore I am using picture collages to group the steps together. It will be much easier to follow. So, let’s get busy! You will need wire, pliers and cutters…