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Tutorial WB12: Braided Wire Cuff
Technique: Wirework, wire wrapping, braiding
Level: Intermediate-Advance

In this lesson, you will learn how to create this one of a kind braided wire cuff. No soldering or glue involves.
You will learn how to join two separate braided pieces to create a sturdy cuff and wrapped all the beads/pearl in place.

Complete step-by-step written instructions with close up and crisp clear photographs will guide you through this project. Once you master the technique, this cuff has limitless possibilities – use your favorite beads – gemstones, crystals and glass beads.

MATERIALS:
• 432 cm (170 in or 14 feet) of 20ga wire. This will make a cuff of 15 cm in length.
• 100 cm (40 in or 3 feet) of 28ga. Extra included for ease of coiling.
• Beads or Pearls of various sizes – I leave it to your personal preferences.

For this project I used 1 coin pearl (1cm), 8 oblong shaped pearls(8mm), 6 round pearls(6mm) and 16 rice pearls(3mm).

TOOLS:
•Round nose pliers
•Bent-nose pliers
•Nylon jaw pliers
•Wire cutters
•Spring clamp or adjustable clamp – you can find them in the hardware store. Find one which is at least 1 inch wide.
•Masking tape
•A small bottle as mandrel – use one with about 5 cm diameter or the size of your wrist
•Ruler and marker pen

CONTENT:
* PDF format (Printable)
*23 pages
*83 crisp and clear close-up pictures with instructions

DELIVERY:
Direct download. After successful payment process, you will receive an automatic email notification letting you know the file is ready on the Downloads page.

UPDATES:
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DISCLAIMER:
Please respect the copyright and do not distribute, sell, reproduce, copy or loan this tutorial.

You may make something similar for sale but do not mass produce.

Thank you for your visit and please come again.

WIRE JEWELRY TUTORIAL- Braided Wire Cuff (Meet Me Halfway)

$8.00

Overview

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  • Materials: 20ga wire, 28ga wire, pearls
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