Wirework

Wirework

Bend, twist, wrap and pound gold, silver, copper or craft wire to take center stage or showcase special beads.

I haven't played around with wire and hammering for several years, and had an itch to get out the steel block and hammer and pound some wire! Inspired by a...

Karen Meador's gorgeous jewelry designs combine wirework, metal folding, cabochons and enamel. She blends techniques in creative ways to make color and texture sing. How did you get started making jewelry? I...

Make your own necklaces, bracelets, earring and more with a variety of techniques -- stringing, wirework, metal smithing. We've rounded up some of the jewelry making tools you need --...

Since learning how to wrap stone in wire, I don't look at any pebble, rock or stone the same way. I look to see what color metal will work best,...

I love the fun look of tassels, and I see them on more and more things lately. Tassels are easy to make so you can get just the effect you...

One of a series of bead embroidery art-to-wear pieces from Flying Goat Studio, A Fine Vine Beaded Necklace is an original design stitched on beading foundation and backed with hand...

So many buttons! I can’t throw them away – they’re perfectly useful, and I like to think about the stories the vintage ones could tell. But I would like to...

A basic S-Hook Clasp is sometimes all you need to finish a piece of jewelry. You can make it yourself with wire and some basic jewelry tools. Here’s what you need: ...