20+ Wire Jewelry Making Ideas
Here’s a nice mix of jewelry making tutorials using wire, beads, seaglass and gemstones. A little bit of everything in this bunch, I’ll be adding more to this project sheet as I find them. Don’t miss the resources I added at the bottom where there are dozens more tutorials available. Enjoy!
Beaded Wire Bracelet Tutorial: Made with 24 gauge wire, 18 gauge wire and about 50 small to medium sized beads.
Elven Ear Wires: Made with 20G wire and shows how to make the shape itself, not the beading (which you design yourself).
Dangle Chain Earrings: Made with 20 gauge sterling silver wire, 2” of spare sterling silver chain and various beads.
Daisy Drop Earrings: Made by crocheting #28 wire into a daisy design and attaching an earring fitting.
Princess Wire-Wrapped Ring: Made with a crystal clear or colored Swarovski crystal, a ring mandrel (or use your own finger) and 24 gauge wire.
Wire Wrap Jewelry Tutorial: Setting stones in unique jewelry takes just a few twists of wire.
Wire Wrapped Beach Glass: Made with beach glass, 16 gauge wire, 24 gauge wire, a metal charm (optional) and gel super blue (optional).
Birds Nest Earrings: Made with 24 gauge beading wire, oval pearls, earring posts or wires and E-6000 glue (for posts).
Nest Bail Tutorial: To finish off the pendant add a few wrapped dangles unto a jump ring and attach to the bail. String a silk ribbon on the jump ring for an easy way to finish the pendant.
Beaded Necklace: Made with metallic thread rather than wire, thread is crocheted a few stitches between each bead.
Bollywood Style: Beads and gold wire are combined to create these exotic earrings. Free pdf tutorial.
Fall & Winter Earrings: Made with head pins, eye pins, earring wires, bead caps, pearls and crystals.
Neoclassical: You’ll need Tigertail wire, assorted beads (gold accent, barrel, faceted & crimp), a clasp and a jump or split ring.
Cascading Spirals Bracelet & Wire Pod Pendant: Two different projects offered (via pdf downloads).
Swan Spiral: It’s a versatile wrap because this can be done with many different types of beads, doesn’t require a lot of wire and allows you some room to be creative with either side of the earring.