with Aga Kruk
Online Class

Wire-Wrapped Stones: Designer Techniques

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Create six all-new designs as you discover the skills to give your wire jewelry an artisan makeover! Join popular instructor Aga Kruk and find out how to wire-wrap stones to create stunning, distinctive designs. Dive into two ways to wire-wrap focal druzy stones, including the beautiful herringbone style. Next find out how to create a striking looped pendant frame with a variety of ornamental techniques, and accent your design with captivating clusters of beads and crystals. Then weave a pair of textural earrings and delve into designing a pendant around a top-drilled stone. Gain confidence with forming and hammering methods as you create a symmetrical frame before learning how to seamlessly attach eye-catching embellishments. Discover Aga's favorite twisting and coiling skills to create two pairs of dramatic earrings and add patina and polish to your delicate designs.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h59m

Included in this Class

1. Twisted Wire-Wrapped Stones
30m

1. Twisted Wire-Wrapped Stones

Meet your instructor, Aga Kruk, who will guide you through gorgeous techniques for designing with wire-wrapped stones! First, learn how Aga captures focal druzy stones with a unique twisted-wire frame and then learn to wrap eye-catching links using the surprisingly simple herringbone wrap.

2. Circle Pendant
23m

2. Circle Pendant

If you love the look of wire, this project is perfect to showcase your skills. You'll learn Aga's technique for creating a sturdy frame and bail, and then learn the pattern to create looped and coiled embellishments. Set off your piece with clusters of beads and stones, and learn design variations that you can apply to any piece!

3. Woven Wire Earrings
28m

3. Woven Wire Earrings

Even if you've never woven with wire, follow Aga step by step to make textural wire earrings with amethyst and labradorite bead clusters! You'll make a carefully woven wire frame that you can use again and again on any project and learn how to wrap clusters so your earrings cascade with gemstones.

1. Twisted Wire-Wrapped Stones

1. Twisted Wire-Wrapped Stones

2. Circle Pendant

2. Circle Pendant

3. Woven Wire Earrings

3. Woven Wire Earrings

4. Wire-Wrapped Pendant

4. Wire-Wrapped Pendant

5. Finishing the Wire-Wrapped Pendant

5. Finishing the Wire-Wrapped Pendant

6. Twisted & Coiled Earrings

6. Twisted & Coiled Earrings

7. Twisted-Wire Post Earrings

7. Twisted-Wire Post Earrings

Recommended with this class

    • Round- & chain-nose pliers
    • Power drill
    • Chasing hammer