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: […]

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Wire Wrapping: Crazy About Coiling Wire

It’s no secret I love coiling wire! I’m the gal that’s on screen teaching the technique in Wire Coiling Secrets,¬†and I don’t think I ever made a project for Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine that didn’t include wire coils. Imagine that scene in Buddy the Elf where Buddy says, “I just like to smile, […]

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The wirework of jeweler and author Sarah Thompson is nothing short of spectacular! It’s her use of superfine wires when wire weaving that creates amazing depth and texture in her finished pieces. In her bestselling book Fine Art Wire Weaving not only does she teach a gorgeous collection of wire jewelry designs but, Sarah also […]

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Of all the jewelry-making supplies out there, my favorite (next to seed beads, of course) has to be wire. I wasn’t always a fan of wire wrapping techniques, but once I saw just how versatile it is, I started reading up on my wire wrapping tutorials wherever I could. Wire and beads can be used […]

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