May 25, 2018

Free Tip Friday: Wire Earrings with Briolettes and Antiqued Wire (Plus Hammering!)

So much fun today on FTF!
I just love these earrings.

Just a few twists of wire and a briolette wrap and you have a stylish pair of earrings!
Here is a list of the bare copper wire that I used:


Bottom wrapped unit: 16G wire armature and 22G wire coiled over the top.
Top armature: 18G wire.
Briolette wrap: 26G wire.

I pre-oxidized the wire using Liver of Sulphur and polished with a Pro Polish Pad.


Tools:

Watch the entire broadcast here to get the complete tutorial. Enjoy and I can't wait to see what you make!

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May 11, 2018

Free Tip Friday: Alley's Mountain Mama 12-Wrap

Epic. That's the best word to describe today's Free Tip Friday Episode. As promised, here are the twelve sections from Alley Mori&#...