Summary: This is a detailed tutorial on making a blue wire wrapped ear cuff with beads and chain design for beginner to try. Hope you enjoy it!
Do you love ear cuffs? In Today’s DIY project, I will show you how to make ear cuff with blue aluminum wires, silver cross chains, glass beads and pearl beads. Now follow my steps to see how much time you would take to make it.
Supplies in making the blue wire wrapped earrings with cuff and chain design:
6mm Bicone Glass Rhinestone Beads
6mm White Glass Pearl Beads
10X18mm Glass Pearl Drop Beads
Silver Cross Chain
0.3mm Copper Wire
1.5mm Blue Aluminum Wire
Iron Jump Rings
Long Nose Plier
Round Nose Plier
Side Cutting Plier
Instructions on making the blue wire wrapped ear cuff with chain drop:
Step 1: Twist a basic shape
1st, snip off a piece of 1.5mm blue aluminum wire (about 35cm) and fold it in halves;
2nd, twist a little half hoop in the left end as pictured;
3rd, twist the lower aluminum wire in the picture into snail shape;
4th, twist the other wires into curves and leave along a tail as shown in the picture;
5th, twist a snail hoop in the end of the wire.
Step 2: Add glass and pearl beads adornments
1st, snip off a long piece of 0.3mm copper wire, then thread one end through a 6mm pearl beads, then leave a tail and thread through 2 6mm glass beads;
2nd, continue to thread the copper wire through 4 6mm glass beads to make a flower;
3rd, tie the glass and pearl bead flower to the upper position of the ear cuff;
4th, thread the copper wire through 2 pearl drop beads and a pearl round bead respectively, then tie to the proper position of the ear cuff;
5th, wrap the copper wire along the blue aluminum wire till to the end.
Step 3: Finish the stylish wire wrapped ear cuff
1st, snip off a piece of silver cross chain (about 20cm), then attach one end and the middle to a jump ring respectively;
2nd, attach the chain to the ear cuff and finish the whole project.
And this is the final look on my ear! Do you love it?
The main skill needed in making the wire wrapped earring with cuff and chain design is wire wrapping skill. Once you’ve grasped the wire wrapping skill, making this earring cuff would be really easy. Wanna have a try?