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instantphoebe
« on: January 14, 2010 09:28:37 PM »



How do you wrap a weirdly shaped stone such as this? I think the maker of the necklace used wire. Is that possible? How does it look all...soldered like that?
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abij
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2010 01:58:29 AM »

i might be totally off the mark but could it be they used silver clay not wire?
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TeriLynn
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010 09:31:49 AM »

Yeah, that one doesn't look like wire, and I have no idea how to do that. But here's a couple of tutorials on doing wire wraps for stones that might give you a springboard:

Basic:
http://www.blisstree.com/jewelryandbeading/a-freeform-wire-wrap-by-paul-bishop/

Fancier:
http://www.tumbleweedglass.com/cab.html

http://www.rockhounds.com/rockgem/articles/wirewrap.shtml

Good luck!
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doveandpigeons
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2012 03:47:58 PM »

Reviving this thread because I NEED to know how to do this sort of thing. Any ideas, anyone?
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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2012 08:09:29 PM »

looks like it's been 'dipped' in melted solder. Definatley not wire wrapped.
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Asnona
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2012 07:34:36 AM »

When I was on the diamond wholesale site there was a giant forum an this theme was discussed there
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TreasuredPerfections
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2013 07:04:27 AM »

not quite like the picture but similar and awesome


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVO1eu1-AIg
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