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« on: September 26, 2008 08:48:12 PM »

Here's my first attempt with wire/jewelry. Cheesy I should have used longer wire and a more complicated wrapping pattern, but there's always next time, right?

I think a pair of these would look nice as earrings, but sadly I don't have my ears pierced. Sad So i'm stuck with having it as a pendant.
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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2008 03:21:12 AM »

Very pretty! I recently started playing with wire wrapping too, its so fun!

« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2008 05:01:44 AM »

Lovely color!
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2008 09:31:42 AM »

Very nice! 

Wire-wrapping a bead isn't really necessary unless you just want to do that, but were you perhaps thinking of the more decorative "wrapped loop" that's used to finish off a top loop?... like these:



(if so. there also a few more lessons on my Wire page, under "Basic Wire Shapes":
http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/wire.htm )

Btw, there are clip-on earring findings that have a loop attached in some way (or perhaps a hole) so that anything(s) on a jump ring can be attached to them if you'd like to go that way (see examples in link below), though each of your pieces certaily makes a nice delicate pendant.


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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2008 11:47:41 AM »

I dont have my ears pierced, and I make earrings all the time! lol. Very Cute!

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