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Wires Commonly Used For Wrapped Jewelry

Posted by Mark Hargreaves on

You will come across 3 main types of wire in wire wrapping but in many different gauges, hardnesses and colours. The 3 main types are round, square and half round. Largely, square and round wires are interchangeable and more a matter of preference than anything else.

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Wire Wrapped Bracelets - A Little Piece Of History

Posted by Mark Hargreaves on

A wire wrapped bracelet is a handmade piece of jewelry made of gold or silver wire or even with coloured wire. Sometimes the bracelet may be nothing more than a single twisted wire or it could be very detailed with sweeping loops and curls surrounding a precious gem.

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Wire Wrapping As A Hobby

Posted by Mark Hargreaves on

Wire wrapping can be a very addictive hobby and even a very lucrative one too. Selling your creations online can more than pay for all your materials and it gives you a great sense of satisfaction too.

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Wire Wrapping Designs

Posted by Mark Hargreaves on

The act of cleaning and polishing the finished piece was like a come down for me allowing me to relax again. It was a wild ride and I was hooked. Quite a few pieces had to have the stones snipped out and ended up in the waste bin. 

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My biggest wire wrapping critic.

Posted by Mark Hargreaves on

As I try to explain to him, a little of me goes into everything I make. A little artistry, perhaps even a little personality. I am not a machine that can recreate anything perfectly. I make unique, hand made jewellery. 

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