GENIE DROPS - Wirework Jewellery Tutorial (e-mailed PDF download)
Step-by-step wirework tutorial, featuring detailed instructions and close-up photographs
This tutorial shows you how to create beautiful Arabesque shaped GENIE DROP EARRINGS with 50 close-up photos and detailed step-by-step instructions.
This tutorial is ideal for a beginner/improver as includes lots of WIREWORK TIPS to help you master some of the techniques of wrapping and coiling, shaping wire, forming open spirals, hammering, sanding and polishing, as well as useful explanations on how to make your earrings symmetrical and matching.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED: 20 gauge soft round wire 26 gauge soft round wire Briolette beads Earwires
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 Nylon headed pliers Round dowel (8mm to 10mm diameter) Smooth headed hammer Stainless steel bench block Sanding pads (3 grades: 180, 220, 280) Polishing cloth Ruler or measuring tape
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