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Wirework & Swarovski Crystal Jewelry Ideas
I made this piece using sterling silver wire, faceted garnets, Swarovski crystal bicones, and round sterling silver beads. The pendant itself is two separate components woven together in order to create the single piece seen in the design. I wanted to use a lot of bold red and love these little pieces of garnet. Also […]
I like combining steampunk elements, such as gears and chain, with my own flair to create something unique. This necklace measures 18 inches and combines gold plated chain, copper rounds, silver plated rounds, copper Swarovski crystals, and metal gears in shades of antiqued gold, pewter, and copper. The gears are connected with jump rings in […]
This piece was made with solid copper wire. First the thicker wire for the frame was cut, the ends were heated with a torch to get the little dots. It was then pickled in acid, formed and tumble polished. The amazonite, apatite, Swarovski crystal and copper bead were attached with very thin copper wire. The […]
I made this antique turquoise piece using 2 sizes of round turquoise beads. You may use from 8mm for the smaller ones and 20mm for the big ones to have this effect. I use wire wrapping technique for each dangle with bronze eye pins to get that antique effect that would match the spider veins […]
“Cloud of Fortune” or xiang yun, refers to beautiful, auspicious clouds, used especially in describing the skies accompanying appearances of Buddha. I used 18 gauge sterling silver wire hammered flat to form a frame in the shape of a cloud. Swarovski crystals (3mm) in sapphire and light blue are threaded with sterling silver wires inside […]
This necklace has a variety of Swarovski gold & cream pearls, siam and topaz crystals and a vintage pendant. I attached the wire to the pendant, then added a pearl and started twisting the wire. I did that for each pearl. When I got to the length I wanted, I started wrapping the wire around […]
I used these pretty green glass floral beads to complete this bracelet. I used copper wire for wrapping to bring out the brilliance of the green beads. I attached Swarovski crystals in 6 and 4mm size to head pins to form dangles. The clasp is made of 16 gauge copper and has been hammered. I […]
First I hammered heavy wire into ear wires. Then I wrapped very thin wire around the ear wires, adding in a Swarovski crystal. Then I wire wrapped the carnelian beads and attached them to the ear wires. I tumble polished the finished earrings and oxidized all the copper wire to achieve the black color. Then […]
I made these earrings using sterling silver findings, chandelier components, and best of all, Swarovski crystals and pearls. I love the shine and sparkle of the crystals. They are just beautiful. I was inspired thinking about a wedding with beautiful pink roses to match the earrings and set everything else off beautifully.
This bracelet shows support of breast cancer victims and survivors with pink mother of pearl beads accented with clear Swarovski crystals and sterling silver. It is secured with a sterling silver lobster clasp, and has a sterling silver ribbon charm. The back of the ribbon is engraved with the words “Breast Cancer”. This piece was […]
This earring is a nice combination of wire, beads and chain. I used black color wire and attached a black chain to it, then I started working with beads using 4 mm black jet Swarovski crystals and 6 mm Czech red glass beads. These earrings are very suitable to wear with an evening gown.
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