Ariella Wrapped Rings
Designed by: Katrina
Learn how to make a wire-wrapped ring using gorgeous Fluorite semi-precious beads!
If you don't have a ring mandrel, you can also use a thick pen or something similar.
Starting with the thicker wire, cut a 60cm length and thread on your favourite bead to the half way point.
For the next steps you must press firmly and and keep the wire are close to the mandrel as you can to create a tight ring that will form the base of the ring. (If you don't have a ring mandrel, you can also use a thick pen or something similar.)
With the bead half way along the wire, press it onto the ring mandrel and wrap each wire twice around the mandel, one above and one below the bead. Continue to hold the wires in pace with your finger behind the mandrel.
Continue to wrap the wire along the ring about 18-20 times, or until you are happy with the design. Be careful not to twist or bend the shape of your ring!
When you reach the end of the wire, you may want to file it down a little before tucking it close to the ring with your pliers.
Repeat this step for the opposite side.
Make sure you get the materials you need to create this design yourself! Click the button below to add everything you need to your basket in one go. You can edit the list too just in case you want to make more than one, or you already have some supplies at home.Get the items you need to make this