Wire necklace tutorial [Video]

Wire necklace tutorial [Video]

This tutorial is for an simple yet elegant wire necklace. I use a hammer and an anvil to flatten the pieces. I love that look but you do not have to do that. Just use some 24 gauge wire to hold the main link together (by coiling it around the two wires that cross).

 

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Bench block used:

I found one of the most useful tools, this bench block (anvil) that also comes with a rubber base (they are usually separate) AND a nylon block (used to flatten wire without changing it’s shape). I saw someone turning it inside down and using the rubber side as a flat surface to place metal pieces as she polished them (that is what sold me on it). It is a really useful tool and I have been playing around with it since I bought it.

Tools used in the tutorial:

Bench block with both steel and nylon base

Tarnish resistant Silver 0.6mm/22 gauge wire

Copper 0.6mm wire

Multiple multi-colour rolls copper wire

Small ballpein hammer

3 Piece plier set

Flush wire cutters

 

 

You can use the same Swarovski heart crystal in this tutorial. One is daytime friendly and this one is perfect for going out. Just switch them.

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