Tutorial: How To Make Flower Shaped Wire Wrapped Loop Link Unit to Form A Bracelet (Part 1)

Hi, I would like to share with you guys the techniques on how to make wire jewelry I used to make the flower wire wrapped link components that is used to form a bracelet. I will split the tutorial to 2 parts.

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First part of the tutorial will be covering how to make a wire wrapped loop link.

Second part of the tutorial will be continuation from first part to complete the flower link component.

For teacheres out there, please feel free to leave a comment here if there are better ways to form this component:

Materials for each link:

1 round bead

About 6 – 8 small beads

6″ 18ga round wire

Step 1 Prepare about 4″ 20ga round wires

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2. Grip the round nosed pliers about 1″ from the top of the wire.

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3. Twist the pliers through 90 degrees away from you, creating a right angle.

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Step 4 & 5: With your free hand, curve the top piece of wire towards you, shaping it tightly over the top of the pliers.

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Step 6: Keep curving until it crosses the other piece of wire, and remove the round-nosed pliers.

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Step 7: Grip the loop with pliers. Start wrapping the tail around the stem wire very neatly.

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Step 8: Wrap about 5 times, and close together. Snip close to the stem. Cut off excessive wires with cutter.

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Step 9: Thread a round bead into the other end of the wire and pull it towards to wrapped loop.

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Step 10: We are now ready to make a loop at the other end of the bead. Leave about 0.5cm from the bead and twist the pliers through 90 degrees away from you, creating a right angle.

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Step 11: With your free hand, curve the top piece of wire towards you, shaping it tightly over the top of the pliers.

 

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Step 12: Keep curving until it crosses the other piece of wire, and remove the pliers.

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Step 13: Grip the loop with pliers

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Step 14: Start wrapping the tail around the stem wire very neatly.

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Step 15: Wrap about 3 times. You notice there is some space left. We will complete the wrap to 5 times when we reach step 20.

If you are making a plain wrapped loop link here. You may complete the wrap of 5 times to make it identical to the other end of the bead.

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Click link below for part 2:

Tutorial: How To Make Flower Shaped Wire Wrapped Loop Link Unit to Form A Bracelet (Part 2)

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    11 Comments On “Tutorial: How To Make Flower Shaped Wire Wrapped Loop Link Unit to Form A Bracelet (Part 1)”

    1. It is beautiful bracelet and great idea. I loved it from first sight. Thank you very much for your kindness, providing free tut.

      Shany

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    2. Thank you so much for taking the time to put these instructions out for us. Your web page is easy to use and very nice.
      Great job on everything.

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    4. You have provided an awesome resource.

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    6. Tks, you have been most helpful

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    7. Sorry when I click on Part 2 there is nothing there. Help

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