with Melody MacDuffee
Online Class

Filigree Jewelry: With a Twist!

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Overview

Gain confidence working with wire as instructor Melody MacDuffee guides you through simple hand-twisting techniques in seven stunning projects! Develop your skills as you learn to form a basic flower motif, and with a few twists transform it into a pair of lovely floral earrings. Form delicate wire branches by hand to complete a captivating, candelabra-inspired necklace, and manipulate memory wire to make a bold, framed-cuff bracelet. Discover how to integrate colorful beads into a variety of designs, including Melody’s signature framed filigree earrings. You’ll also learn how to craft bezeled rings and pendants, creating the perfect showcase for beautiful flat-backed stones. Along the way, discover tried-and-true tips to seamlessly repair breaks, keep your wire kink-free and add professional closures to your finished pieces.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 3h48m

Included in this Class

1. Twisted Wire Earrings
25m

1. Twisted Wire Earrings

Meet your instructor, Melody MacDuffee, and glimpse the wide array of projects and techniques you'll learn over the course of this class, ranging from rings to earrings, brooches and more. Learn the basics of Melody's signature twisted wire technique as you create delicate floral motif earrings.

2. Branching Out Necklace
29m

2. Branching Out Necklace

Jump into a new project using a thicker 26-gauge wire that provides a little more stability. Melody walks you through the construction of a beautiful candelabra necklace as she demonstrates how to make increasingly complex modifications, adding branches and flowers without bending nearby designs.

3. Filigrees in Frames
35m

3. Filigrees in Frames

Make Melody's signature framed filigree earrings! Learn to shape frames by hand to create earrings or pendants, then adorn them with unique filigree designs that add a pop of dimension to your work.

1. Twisted Wire Earrings

1. Twisted Wire Earrings

2. Branching Out Necklace

2. Branching Out Necklace

3. Filigrees in Frames

3. Filigrees in Frames

4. Filigree Cuff Bracelet

4. Filigree Cuff Bracelet

5. Free-Form Brooch

5. Free-Form Brooch

6. Twisted Wire Bezels

6. Twisted Wire Bezels

7. Unbeaded Floral Overlays

7. Unbeaded Floral Overlays