Project of the Week: Melody Wire Earrings

Ukrainian designer Oksana Trukhan strives to design jewelry that reflects natural shapes, colors, and materials. These sweet Melody Wire Earrings are the perfect way to dip your toe into wire weaving and explore those inspirations. The graceful swirls, pretty pearls, and fine-gauge wire weaving create an elegant, wearable design.

Here’s what you’ll need to make them:

MATERIALS

  • 18-gauge fine silver wire, 12″
  • 24-gauge fine silver wire, 3″
  • 28-gauge fine silver wire, 2.5′
  • 8mm Swarovski pearls, 2
  • 3mm Swarovski pearls, 2
  • Sterling earring pins, 2
  • Sterling ear nuts, 2

TOOLS

  • Chain-nose pliers
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Flush cutters
  • Hammer
  • Miniature horn anvil
  • File
  • Torch
  • Borax powder or flux
  • Maas Polishing Creme
  • Liver of sulfur

Download a copy of the Melody Wire Earrings today and share your finished project using the hashtag #MelodyEarrings.

-Kerry Bogert
Editorial Director, Books


Wire weave earrings that sing a beautiful melody with shape, color, and materials.

 

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