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How To Make Wire Wrapped Jewelry:7 Free Tutorials

Updated on September 15, 2011

I am absolutely amazed at some of the awesome wire wrapped jewelry I've been seeing lately online. Of course, I tried to get out there and see what freebies I could find but these free tutorials were a little bit harder to gather up as I noticed many are selling their wire wrapped jewelry tutorials for as little as 2.00. I still figured I could get a few free ones and so I did manage to get at least 7 of them all together in one place and a bonus one for a lovely DIY wire clasp. All of the sites I found these on are amazing so please do try to check them out. If you are a craft nut like me, you will be glad you did. I really do hope you enjoy these free wire wrapped jewelry tutorials!



wire wrapped bracelet by Sheri Herr of Lotus Beads
wire wrapped bracelet by Sheri Herr of Lotus Beads

Tutorial #1 Wire Wrapped Bracelet

Look at this gorgeous wire wrapped bangle. I can imagine it in all sorts of colors and with different type beads. You can find a link to the tutorial for this pretty bracelet and lots of other wire wrapped jewelry at The Beading Gem's Journal. This is really an amazing site and worth checking out!



wire wrapped earrings
wire wrapped earrings

Tutorial #2 Wire Wrapped Earrings

I found this easy to understand, wonderfully illustrated tutorial by Aniolek-maly on Deviant Art for these gorgeous wire wrapped earrings. Aren't they amazing?




simple wire wrapped ring tutorial by Erin Weik
simple wire wrapped ring tutorial by Erin Weik

Tutorial #3 Wire Wrapped Rings

How do you like these pretty wire wrapped rings. I love the colors and get excited at all the different looks you can get from the huge selection of beads out there. This is a simlpe wire wrap ring tutorial by Erin Weik at 123BEAD. It's awesome to be free.. I found a few like this that weren't free. Thank you Erin!



wire wrapped earrings
wire wrapped earrings

Tutorial #4 Wire Wrapped Earrings

Wow.. look at these beautiful dangling wire wrapped earrings I found at wire wrapped designs with a free video tutorial by craftybabyhope. They do look a bit intimidating as beautiful as they are. The video is awesome though and I definitely recommend it for anyone who already does or wants to attempt wire wrapped jewelry.. Such beautiful work!






Flower Power Button Ring
Flower Power Button Ring

Tutorial #5 Wire Wrapped Button Rings

Well, aren't these just cute as a button! I really do like these.. very cute. Go to Folksy to see this free tutorial for this Flower Power Button Ring. Be sure to check out all the great stuff on Folksy.. TONS of great tutorials.








spiral wire wrapped ring
spiral wire wrapped ring

Tutorial #6 Wire Wrapped Bead Ring

Another awesome ring tutorial here at the Bead Studio. These beads come in tons of colors and designs. You could get just about any look you want. Each month they add a new free tutorial on the site and also have a newsletter. The free tutorials are very nice... This is a great place to checkout and bookmark too.






vintage button rings
vintage button rings

Tutorial #7 Wire Wrapped Vintage Button Rings

Have some vintage buttons lying around that you don't know what to do with? Make vintage button wire wrapped rings by Rachel at Holy Craft! You have to admit, aren't these so cute? You could make a bunch of these up and sell them in your craft booth at the flea market or make them as gifts. I just love the look of these rings.




diy wire clasp
diy wire clasp

Bonus: Garden Gate Jewelry Clasp

I know this isn't a finished piece of jewelry but it is used to make a finished piece and couldn't pass up sharing this as it's just such a pretty handmade clasp. I found this very nice tutorial at Art Bead Scene. It's a great tutorial and very easy to follow. Make sure to have a look around this blog, it's a very nice one and very inspirational.


Thanks to everyone for reading this hub! Please take a minute to vote and leave a comment!!

Happy Wire Wrapping!

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      Jamie Brock 3 years ago from Texas

      grand old lady- I'm so happy to hear that you found this helpful! Thank you for dropping by :)

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 3 years ago from Philippines

      For so long I'd been looking for a tutorial on the kind of bracelets that you featured in this article. Now, not only do I find that, but also the Christmas Cones that I love, and the wall hangings with crosses. Very grateful for this helpful pub.

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      Rose writes- Thank you.. I'm glad you have found this useful! I've always wanted to try to make some wire wrapped pieces. I've played with it a little bit but haven't ever attempted anything as nice as these projects. Thanks so much for dropping by :)

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      Rosie writes 4 years ago from Virginia

      Great resources here! I love wire-wrapped jewelry because it has an artitistic quality. I have made a few wire-wrapped pieces involving seashells. I will be checking out these tutorials for some tips.

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      Wanda Jurriaams- You are welcome and thanks for dropping by! I'm glad you found this useful :)

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      Wanda Jurriaams 4 years ago

      Thanks for the great ideas. They are really helpful. Thanks for sharing the links.

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      Pat Dale- Thank you for dropping by :)

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      PAT DALE 4 years ago

      LOVELY PIECES

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      Steph Sev108- You are welcome..glad you liked the hub and thanks so much for sharing it!

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      livingsta- I am so glad you enjoyed it :) I sincerely appreciate the positive feedback and votes up ...thank you for dropping by!

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      vocalcoach- I wonder why your comment didn't come through.. I just checked to make sure and its set to automatically accept comments.. very weird! I tell ya, there some little buggy issues going on lately around HP... I'm sure you have probably noticed.. and no wonder with all of these recent changes. Thank you so much for dropping by here and so glad to hear you enjoyed this hub :) I would LOVE to take credit for these wrapped wire jewelry pieces but they are actually some different project tutorials that I have gathered from around the net. I have played around with wire wrapping but have yet to do a serious project but if I do, I'll be sure to post the tute:) Thank you so very much for dropping by and for the votes up and for sharing!

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      Stephanie Marie Severson 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Thanks for the hub. I will be reading this hub a lot and sharing.

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      livingsta 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you for this hub, I love arts and crafts. They were part of my everyday life up until 7 years before, and things have changed a lot after that. It was so nice reading this hub, will sure look through those links when I get some time.

      Voted up and useful!

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      Audrey Hunt 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Hi Jamie - I came back to read this again and found that my previous comments are not showing up. Well! I never!!! (kidding of course).

      Love this hub - my gosh but you are so darn talented. Vote up and across and sharing

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      iBlong2Him- Wow, thank you so much for your sweet comment, though I cant take credit for any of the projects here.. I just gathered them together to make them available all in one place. I do agree with you, the people who have shared these tutorials are very generous.. I'm so happy we are lucky enough to have access to free tutorials such as these...especially in the area of wire wrapped jewelry, the free tutorials are few and far between. I'm so happy you enjoyed the hub...Thank you so much for dropping by :)

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      iBlong2Him 4 years ago

      Thank you for sharing! Your work is beautiful. May God richly bless you for your generosity. Soli Deo gloria!

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      jezebellamina - You are welcome, I'm happy to hear you have found these useful! Yeah, I was surprised at some of the things I've found at DA... I keep forgetting about it but DA does have some pretty neat crafting stuff, tutorials etc. Thank you for voting up and for sharing... I really appreciate it :)

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      Jessica 5 years ago from Dallas, TX

      Awesome! Thanks for sharing all these free tutorials. I am always on the lookout for free wire jewelry tutes and I haven't seen any of these before. Also I had no idea that DeviantArt had that kind of stuff, now I'm going to be lost for the next few hours searching all their cool tutorials!!

      Voted up and sharing.

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Sunita-Sharma- Thank you for the vote! Glad you like these, thank you so much for stopping by!

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      Sunita-Sharma 5 years ago from Los Angeles,California,US

      Hey..very interesting hub!I really liked all tutorials especially Tutorial #1,2 and 3...voted up!

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      viking305, Wow, thanks! I'm glad that the hub inspired you.. I think any of these but especially the cute little button rings would be a HIT at the craft fair. Thanks for the votes, I appreciate it :o)

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Anamika S, thank you so much.. taking a jewelry making class would be so neat! I don't know of any around here though. I would love to learn more about gemstones and I see you have some great hubs about them already.. I'm gonna go have a look. Thanks for stopping by and for the votes.. I really appreciate it!

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      You are welcome Sunshine.. it was hard to find free tutorials about wire wrapping for some reason but the few I found that were offered were good ones. Glad you like these :0)

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      L M Reid 5 years ago from Ireland

      You must have been reading my mind! I have been searching for some other crafts to make that I can sell at the craft fairs. Wire jewelry is just the thing.

      These look amazing so thank you for providing the information and the links to the You Tube Tutorials.

      Thanks for SHARING. Voted up and useful

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      Anamika S 5 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      You are amazing! I absolutely love these jewelry ideas and is planning to do a course on jewelry making before this year end as I have an added advantage (knowledge of gemstones). Nice Hub, voted useful.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Yet another genius hub! I have wondered about how wired jewelry was created and now I know. Thank you for always teaching us!

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      starstream, Thank you for stopping by and for the vote.. I really appreciate it. I have yet to try my own wire wrapped jewelry except for just playing around with some wire now and again.. I still plan on starting a serious project though. As you said, I still have to make sure I have the correct tools, wire etc.. I know that is all very important. Thank you again for stopping by. Did you mean to leave a link for me or did you mean you have a beaded tutorial here on HubPages?

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      Dreamer at heart 5 years ago from Northern California

      I have made a few pieces of wire wrap jewelry. The hubs are available and it is surprising more people do not try the craft. When you prepare remember that it truly is a craft which means focus to materials, tools, and time to practice is very important. I have seen some spectacular work at art shows using this technique. I voted your hub up. I wrote an article on beaded jewelry here.

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Emer420, Thank you! I appreciate the votes, too. I've learned since writing this hub, how popular wire wrapped jewelry is lately. Thank you so much for stopping by :0)

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      Emer420 5 years ago

      Very informational and interesting. I love wire art. I have a friend that uses wire to make jewelery, dragons, and so much more. I find it fascinating. Well written. I voted up, and useful. :)

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      TransferAmerica: Thank you for stopping by! I agree, these are beautiful pieces. I'm always happy to gather great tutorials to share.

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      learner365: Thank you! I am so glad you stopped by:)

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Debby Bruck: You are welcome! Thanks for voting :) I think I'm going to try and update this hub soon if I can find some newer tutorials out there. Thank you so much for stopping by!

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Kris, I was surprised how hard it was to find some good wire wrapping tutorials for free online. I'm glad you liked these! Sorry to hear you lost your earring.. I bet that was a bummer. Thank you for stopping by!

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      Saadia A 5 years ago

      This is interesting.Wire wrapped jewellery is always very exciting.The tutorials you have shown in your hubs are really useful as well. I love the Hub!!!

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      Debby Bruck 5 years ago

      Jamie ~ Voted up and useful for all your hard work gathering 'free' tutorial resources for beaders and jewelry makers. Blessings, Debby

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      Kris Heeter 5 years ago from Indiana

      Wow, these are some gorgeous pieces! I took a one-time class on making wire wrapped earrings...then managed to lose one of the earrings I made within a week - I was so bummed! But it was a fun class:)

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      christina: Thanks for stopping by. It was really hard finding free wire wrapping tutorials. Be sure to check back because I'm going to be trying to update this hub soon. Thanks again!

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      christina 5 years ago

      These are pretty good, but i also found a utorial on wire wrapped rings on instructables that is amazing..... overall I like this hub.

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Aceblogs, Thank you..thank you! So glad you liked these and passed them along. I appreciate it :0)

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      Aceblogs 5 years ago from India

      Really liked the hub you wrote , and also forwarded it to my sister who is into home made handicrafts and jewelry designing , great share

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      Kalux: Thanks for reading. I hope some of these help with getting the wrapping right. I bet with a little practice you will be doing a great job.. Most of these are fairly easy too. Take care!

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      Kalux 5 years ago from Canada

      Thank you for these. I have dabbled in wire wrapping but can't quite get the rings right, this tutorial I'm sure will help.

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      widadmogral 6 years ago

      thank you so much for compiling these tutorials

      http://weecrafts.blogspot.com/

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      saif113sb: Thank you for your comment :)

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      saif113sb 6 years ago

      Very interesting and informative hub. Thanks

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      SimpleSystemWorks: Thank you! I appreciate you taking the time to comment :)

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      SimpleSystemWorks 6 years ago

      I love your post!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you, RTalloni :)

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      RTalloni 6 years ago from the short journey

      Love, love, love these projects! Voted up and bookmarked.

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      paramita 6 years ago

      i just loved u r post. specially loved the wire wraped beaded ring.

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Acraftshop, Thanks for stopping by!

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      Acraftshop 6 years ago from Brazil

      Wire wrapped jewelry is unique and interesting. The wire wrapped bracelet in the tutorial number one was made by a very talented artist. I really liked it!!

      http://www.ihand-made.com/jewelry-for-sale.html

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      Aimee Cherie 6 years ago from Philippines

      lovely!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you, Thank you Vocalcoach! So glad you liked these. It was a bit harder to find this group of free tutorials but at least I found these few and they are some really good ones too! I appreciate you reading, commenting and for the great feed back. Take Care :)

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      Audrey Hunt 6 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Jamie - This is such a marvelous hub for making wire jewelry! I can't wait to get started...I am so excited. I can make most of my christmas gifts once I learn how to do this. Oh, I sure hope I can! Rated up!!!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      susannah42, Thank you for reading! Glad you like these :)

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      susannah42 6 years ago from Florida

      This sounds like something I might enjoy. I might try some.

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      mchawkins53.. Thank you for reading :)

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      mchawkins53 6 years ago from Southern Maryland

      I will be using this info in the near future. thanks for the post!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you for reading, Dolores! I just love these.. so pretty.

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      Dolores Monet 6 years ago from East Coast, United States

      I love the way the wrapped wire jewelry looks and can see how you could start off simple, and work your way up to more complicated designs. It looks like fun.

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      vampire, I didn't make these projects myself.. they are links to the tutorials for them.. but I appreciate you stopping by!

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      vampireF61 6 years ago

      hm very nice artwork you are good

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      KristineWrites..So happy you like these. Thanks for reading and commenting :)

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      KristineWrites 6 years ago

      Cute, Cute! Thanks for sharing!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Randomcreative, Thanks for reading. Yes, I agree.. some of these are just amazing! I've done some little stuff with wire but nothing like these.. I keep thinking I need to get a spool of wire and see what i can do with it. I just think this stuff is so cool.

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      Rose Clearfield 6 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Gorgeous pieces! I don't have the patience for intricate wire wrapping, but it is an amazing skill. (I do love little seed beads so I'm still crazy...wire just isn't where my passion is.) I'm sure that there are lots of people who will take advantage of these resources!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Zsuzsy Bee :) I appreciate you stopping by and reading. I'm glad you like the clasp.. I couldn't resist sharing that one. Hope you are having a great weekend!

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      Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada

      Thanks for sharing these tutorials. Love the Garden gate clasp. I just happen to have some silver and copper wire. Haven't made any jewelery for a couple of years now, I guess it's time to use up what's hanging around the house.

      hope you're well

      regards Zsuzsy

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you GracieLake! I would really love to try some of these myself but I gotta go and get some wire first. I really think these are probably easier than they look, once you get the hang of it. My favorite one is the bracelet up top. Isn't that gorgeous? Thanks for for reading and for the nice comment.

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      GracieLake 6 years ago from Arizona

      Very interesting and pretty stuff. I'm not a crafter, but there are some fun ideas here.