How to Make Threaded Flower Ring Using Crystal and Wire

I would like to share with you guys how I make threaded flower ring using crystals and wire.

 

Materials:

18″ copper wire, 16 gauge

1 black onyx, around 6mm dia

10 swarosvki crystal 3mm dia.

 

Tools:

Wire cutter

Needle nose pliers

Dowel

Step by step

 

1. Thread the black onyx in the centre of the wire.

2. Thread 4 swaroskvi crystals at one end.

3. Twist the wire to the opposite side as shown in picture below:

4. Continue threading the rest of the swaroskvi crystals.

5. Shape the wire around the round onyx.

6. Pull out the wire and get ready to step 7.

7. Thread the wire into the joint as shown below:

8. Pull the wire to form nice cycle.

9. Tidy the shape before moving to step 10.

10. Position the bead cluser on side of the dowel, and bend the wires to the other side as shown.

11. hodling the cluster with your thumb, wrap one wire end twice aroudn the dowel, ending where you began. Repeat for the second wire end.

12. Remove the ring from the dowel, and test fit to your finger. Tighten or loosen the wire loops to adjus the inside diameter of the ring.

13. Once the ring is adjusted, bend the wire tails at a 90-deg. angle away from the ring. just below each side bead.

 

14 & 15. Form one wire tail into a curve, and thread it through the ring.

 

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16. Wind the wire around the band of the ring three to four times, winding toward to bead. Repeat step 14 & 15.

17. Cut the wire tails close to the band of the ring, and smooth the ends with emery cloth. Use needle nose pliers to crimp the windings.

That’s all. Hope you enjoyed the tutorial!

 

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