Wire twisting tutorial: Grapes Twisted Bracelet

Here is another wire twisting tutorial where you’ll learn how to use the technique to create a wire bracelet. Manipulate the twisted wires and create little twigs and use purple beads that look like clusters of grapes. Create variations, use other colors of beads, maybe red or orange and create strawberries and orange fruit clusters!

 

Materials & Tools Needed:
84pcs Purple round pearl beads
2 jump rings
1 Clasp
0.3mm (28ga) x 160cm (63 inches) copper wire
Wire cutter
Ruler or tape measure
Chain or Flat nose pliers

Step 1:

Cut 160cm (63 inches) of 0.3mm (28ga) copper wire. Fold the wire into 2 and pass one end of the wire into a jump ring. Position the jump ring into the folded part of the wire and wrap 1 end of the wire once onto the jump ring.

 

 

Step 2:

Create a stem. Using your thumb and forefinger, start twisting the wire.

 

 

Step 3:

After twisting separate the extend wires. Take 1 end of the wire and slide in the following: pearl, seed bead, pearl, seed bead, pearl, seed bead

 

Bring the extended wire up and form a circle then twist the wire to form a branch or twig.

 

 

Now, you have a cluster of grapes.

 

 

Step 4:

Repeat Step 3 and do the same for the other end of the wire and have 2 clusters of grapes.

 

 

Step 5:

Continue and form another stem. Bring the extended wires together and twist


Then repeat Steps 3 and 4 and start creating clusters of grapes.

Step 6:

To finish the bracelet twist the end of the wires both wires into a jump ring.

 

Wrap the twisted wire 2 times onto the jump ring.

 

 

Secure the wires by cutting of the excess and pressing the ends with your flat nose pliers and ensure there are no sharp edges. Open the jump ring and slide in your clasp.

 

 

Adjust the wire to form your desired look for the bracelet. You have created the Grapes Twisted Bracelet.

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If you like a PRINTABLE PDF COPY of the Grapes Twisted Bracelet you can purchase the tutorial at this LINK. The PDF copy has more pictures and you’ll find personal tips from XQDesigns.


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Hope you like this quick short tutorial how to use wire twisting technique to create wire jewelries 🙂 Ciao for now!

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Sky Aldovino

I am a self-taught beadweaver who loves to learn and share her knowledge on jewelry making through blogging and published tutorials you'll find at DIY Beading Club.com

    5 Comments On “Wire twisting tutorial: Grapes Twisted Bracelet”

    1. Please, send me this tutorial, thanks…
      Ruth

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    3. Please send me the written instructions for the grape wrapping bracelet

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