Summary: It is a fashion to make wire beads to promote the effects of jewelry. Our instruction about how to make wire beads is going to tell you the faddish way to DIY these beads.
Date : Aug 17, 2012
Where do you get your beads? What kind of beads are your favorites? Have you ever tried any different ideas about beads making? Oh, do not be confused about my questions. I am not going to interrogate you, I am just eager to tell you something new about beads idea!
You know that many jewelry makers, especially the novices start to bead by using the prepared beading supplies. So wooden beads, crystal beads, acrylic beads and so on are all the prepared choice for you in online jewelry supplies companies and local bead stores. Merely something you do not know: except those beads like glass beads you cannot make yourselves, some are able to be manufactured by yourselves, such as wire beads.
If you are ready for this project, I am going to tell you how to make wire beads with copper in full details.
Before starting, you need to find the necessary materials for how to make wire beads.
20 gauged copper wire, Wood dowel, Wire cutter, Needle nose pliers
How to make wire beads Step 1: cut wire
Cut a 20 inches strand of wire
How to make wire beads Step2: wrap wire
Wrap the copper wire around needle for a few times, and then cut off
How to make wire beads Step 3: go on wrapping
Repeat to wrap wires on the existing copper coils, until it form a satisfying wire bead shape.
How to make wire beads Step 4: finish wire
Use plier to cut it down and leave a flat and smooth cutting edge in case any catching causes trouble. Then your wire bead is done.
How to make wire beads Step 5: remove dowel
Remove the wood dowel as carefully and slowly as you can in case of any damage or out of shape things.
How to make wire beads Step 6: brush color
Undertake your color scheme and polish work.
Here your wire beads are completed. Our project about how to make wire beads is also finished.
Tag : jewelry making