Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Adventures in Wire Wrapping


I love the look of wire wrapping and have been wanting to give it a try. I bought some 26 gauge sterling wire from Thunderbird Supply during their last big sale. I also had some beautiful Swarovski crystals I had purchased on a road trip to my favorite "candy store", Turquoise Coyote. I had been racking my brain for the right project for these lovelies. Last the idea hit me and I was on a roll. I love how this turned out. It features green, brown and rose/fuchsia crystals. The color combination is perfect. I saw a strand of spinel while shopping at Turquoise Coyote. Instead of buying the strand, I recreated the colors as closely as I could in Swarovski. Anyone who knows me, knows I have a "thing" for Swarovski. I just love it.

Anyway I had a great time working on this necklace and matching earrings. I know I will be giving this technique a whirl again.

6 comments:

Youvegotmaille said...

I think they're adorable! Wire wrapping is addictive, though :)

Rose Works Jewelry said...

Looks fantastic!

Merry said...

I am honored by both of your comments. I drool when I look at the jewelry you create!

Nancy said...

They are beautiful!

Nancy said...

I really like them! For a first try they look impeccable!

Merry said...

Thank you! Thank you! :::taking my bows:::