Caged Wire Wrap
Beginner | 44 min 22 sec
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Transform any irregular stone or found object from your travels into a statement piece of jewelry. Melanie shows you how to create a wire “cage” to contain and show off the centerpiece. The result is whimsical and singular, and will open whole new worlds of possibilities to your jewelry designs.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Chain nose plier
  • flat nose plier
  • long round nose plier
  • flush wire cutter
  • 22 gauge silver wire
  • 18 gauge sterling silver wire
  • 18 gauge copper wire
  • 1 inch diameter bead
  • rock
  • shell
  • or marble
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Form wire around found object
  • Create a pendant loop
  • Embellish w/ coils and springs
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make caged wire wrap
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction by expert jewelry maker Melanie Schow
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
204 users recommended this class to a friend
Lelia Stokes Weinstein
beautiful directions and video closeups. Thanks
5 days ago
MURIEL F
This was really very good. I hope to see more videos by Melanie. I will have to re-watch this and practice as I go. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE CLASS
January 15
Jacqueline Kelly
I enjoyed watching this class, she was very concise in teaching the skills needed for this project. There were steps that I didn’t know and would make a great addition to my work.
January 12, 2023