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Wire wrapped pendant frame

Wire wrapped pendant frame

This frame pendant is one of my favourites. It is versatile and can be made in any shape (some are harder than others) and the crystals used can be interchangeable. You can change your focus stone depending on your outfit, mood or day of the […]

Wire wrapped prong set Swarovski crystal rivoli ring

Wire wrapped prong set Swarovski crystal rivoli ring

I really wanted to make a ring with the Swarovski rivoli that I bought a year ago. It has been sitting on my desk for about a month while I was trying to get inspiration for it. It is a 10.5mm Swarovski rivoli so trying […]

Swarovski Cushion cut wire ring. Wire weaving tutorial

Swarovski Cushion cut wire ring. Wire weaving tutorial

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Different types of wire weaves

Different types of wire weaves

This post will be different to the others. I have attached some of my favourite youtube wire weavers who will take you through the steps of different types of wire weaving techniques using two, three or four base wires. This I have to post videos […]

Rivoli earrings

Rivoli earrings

These earrings are simple and beautiful. The process is simple and beginner friendly

Prong set Swarovski crystal oval pendant

Prong set Swarovski crystal oval pendant

Prong set Swarovski crystal oval pendant

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Wire wrapped rose ring tutorial

Wire wrapped rose ring tutorial

Wire wrapped rose ring tutorial

Wire Wrapped Swarovski Crystal Pendant with Bicone beads Tutorial

Wire Wrapped Swarovski Crystal Pendant with Bicone beads Tutorial

Swarovski crystal bicone bead ¬†wire wrapped pendant  


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Wire wrapped prong set Swarovski crystal rivoli ring

Wire wrapped prong set Swarovski crystal rivoli ring

rivoli ring

I really wanted to make a ring with the Swarovski rivoli that I bought a year ago. It has been sitting on my desk for about a month while I was trying to get inspiration for it. It is a 10.5mm Swarovski rivoli so trying to come up with ideas for it was hard. I considered making a pendant, but I felt that it would be a waste to use this stone in a pendant. Then I considered trying to turn it into a bangle or bracelet, but I rejected that idea for the same reason as the pendant idea. I briefly considered making a ring, but prong set wire wrapped rings are difficult to make, especially when the stone has a pointed back, and they usually require square wire,which is a little bit more expensive than round wire and this blog is for beginners. This is why the rivoli sat on my desk for a month till I decided to make a simple prong set ring using a wire weaving technique. So I made a wire wrapped prong set Swarovski crystal rivoli ring. (more…)