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6 Beautifully Twisted Filigree Jewelry Designs

Filigree Jewelry Designs

Get inspired to try filigree jewelry techniques with these light and airy accessories.

Filigree jewelry designs are easy to recognize. Their often light, airy design incorporates wires that are twisted and turned to create unbelievably lovely accessories. 

The crazy part is that you don’t need any kind of special equipment to make filigree jewelry — your hands and some wire are the only requirements. Once you have the skills you need to create one piece of filigree jewelry, you’ll be well on your way to experimenting with different gauges of wire and adding in your favorite beads and other extras.

If you’re ready to get twisted with your accessories, learn the basics with these filigree jewelry designs and then experiment with different beads and embellishments.

Jasperina Filigree Pendant Tutorial

Photo via Craftsy member emilytanm1379389

Jasperina Filigree Pendant Tutorial

This large pendant will add a boldness to even your most basic ensemble. If you’re not crazy about the super-sized stone, you can use the same instructions to create a pendant using a smaller stone that fits your style. You’ll need some basic wirework knowledge, along with skills in open knitted loops.

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Filigree and Teardrops Pendant Tutorial

Photo via Craftsy member Gailavira

Filigree and Teardrops Pendant Tutorial

Designer Gailavira offers plenty of inspiring suggestions for making this pendant your own, from charms to bead placement and choosing different metals. The designer also notes that this is a great project for beginners looking to transition into intermediate-level projects, so give it a chance if you’re ready for a challenge.

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Filigree Cuff Bracelet

Photo via Craftsy instructor Melody MacDuffee

Filigree Cuff Bracelet

The shimmery beads are just the beginning when you’re crafting this gorgeous bracelet. The real skill is in the twists and turns of the wire. This bracelet is a tutorial exclusive to Craftsy members enrolled in Melody MacDuffee’s Filigree Jewelry: With a Twist! class. In the class, Melody covers all the basic twist techniques to help you create this bracelet, plus a pair of earrings, a necklace, a brooch and more.

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Coiled Filigree Earrings Tutorial

Photo via Craftsy member emilytanm1379389

Coiled Filigree Earrings

After a bit of practice, designer emilytanm1379389 says you’ll be able to complete these earrings in about 2 hours. Experiment with different colors of wire and beads to make as many unique pairs of earrings as you’d like. They make great gifts, too!

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Victorian Rose Earrings Tutorial

Photo via Craftsy member XQDesigns

Victorian Rose Earrings

The best part about this tutorial? The design can be applied to any size or shape of a stone, so you can use it on multiple projects. You can even make a pendant that matches the earrings. I could even see this as the centerpiece to a beautiful matching bracelet.

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Wire Woven Filigree Rings Tutorial

Photo via Craftsy member BobbiWired

Wire Woven Filigree Rings

Take one look at the variations in the photo above and you’ll see that this ring can be changed up to suit just about any style. Change the number of wire layers, the stone size, the stone shape — it’s all interchangeable depending on your preference. Making one for a friend? Sneak a peek at some of your friend’s jewelry to get an idea what type of ring would work best. 

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Do you love the look of delicate filigree jewelry?

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Now you can make your own using just wire, pliers and your hands! Learn how today with the online class Filigree Jewelry: With A Twist!Enroll Now »

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