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Mastering the Art of Wire Wrapping: From Basics to Brilliance


Joyce Ryan


July 10 - August 28, 2023
10:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT

6 Weekly Classes


Class Description

Are you a jewelry maker looking to add some flair to your designs? Look no further than wire wrapping! In this six-session course, you will learn the essential techniques for wire wrapping, including how to create simple and complex wire wraps, wire cages, and spirals. Each session will cover different topics, starting with the basics of wire wrapping and gradually progressing to more intricate designs. By the end of the course, you will have the skills to create stunning, one-of-akind wire wrapped jewelry pieces that will set you apart from the rest.

Session 1: Introduction to Wire Wrapping Basics

  • Overview of wire wrapping tools and materials

  • Essential wire wrapping techniques, including how to create a basic wire wrap and a wire cage

  • How to select the right wire for your project

Session 2: Intermediate Wire Wrapping Techniques

  • Introduction to advanced wire wrapping techniques, including creating spirals and wire coils

  • How to add beads and other embellishments to your wire wraps

  • Tips and tricks for creating unique designs

Session 3: Complex Wire Wrapping Techniques

  • How to create complex wire wrapped designs, including wire weaving

  • How to incorporate multiple wires and colors into your designs

  • Advanced tips and tricks for achieving stunning wire wrapped jewelry

Session 4: Designing Your Own Wire Wrapped Jewelry

  • How to create a design plan and choose appropriate wire and materials for your project

  • How to measure and cut wire accurately

  • Tips for creating wire wrapped pendants, earrings, and rings

Session 5: Advanced Wire Wrapping Techniques

  • How to create wire wrapped chains and links

  • How to make wire wrapped beads and components

  • Tips for creating layered wire wrapped designs

Session 6: Finishing Your Wire Wrapped Jewelry

  • How to properly finish and polish your wire wrapped jewelry

  • Tips for adding patina or texture to your wire wrapped pieces

  • Q&A and personalized feedback on your wire wrapping projects

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced jewelry maker, this course will take your wire wrapping skills to the next level. Join us and unleash your creativity with wire!



Materials, Supplies & Tools

Supply List - Wire Wrapping - Summer 2023
Download PDF • 130KB

Class Dates

July 10, 2023
July 17, 2023
July 31, 2023
August 14, 2023
August 21, 2023
August 28, 2023

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