Creating Bracelets with Pattern Wire

By on September 17, 2014
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by Judy Ellis,

Wire Jewelry Inspiration for Sept 17, 2014

Creating Bracelets with Pattern Wire

This week I wanted to share a submission by one of our friends and instructors Rhonda Chase. Rhonda has given us several jewelry tips and patterns in the past including the Birds Nest Pendant and Earrings.  She was also one of our  Wire Jewelry Artist of the Month in 2011.

Rhonda shared with us two recently completed projects using Pattern Wire and I thought you would enjoy seeing them.

Both the Cherry Drops Bracelet and the Amber Waves Wire Wrapped Bracelet were accented with metal dyes and then sealed with a clear sealant.

Here’s how she created these beautiful pieces!

Cherry Drops Bracelet:

  • Rhonda cut and filed sections of patterned copper wire and they were brushed with a Birchwood Casey M24 patina and buffed with a rubber Dremel bit.
  • Holes were punched with a helicopter punch.
  • The sections were accented with color using solvent dyes by Sculpt Nouveau.
  • Copper jump rings and wire wrapped cherry quartz drops finish the piece adding lots of movement.



Amber Waves Wire Wrapped Bracelet:

To reach Rhonda directly – CLICK HERE.

Thanks Rhonda for sharing your beautiful creations with us!

For more ideas, be sure to peruse our FREE Jewelry patterns.

Happy Wrapping!

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    Carol Praissman

    September 17, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful pieces & instructions.

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    September 17, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    These are beautiful, simple and yet elegant!
    Thank you for sharing.

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    Silver Cruzan

    September 18, 2014 at 8:15 am

    These bracelets are absolutely beautiful! Very nice Rhonda, and a great inspiration as well. Going to try this idea in SS pattern wire, wishing I could afford a rolling mill. LOL Thanks again.

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    September 18, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    REALLY impressive! Excellent work! Makes me smile.

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    September 20, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    When I took the first look at this project, my mouth Dropped and all I said was, “BEAUTIFUL”! Thanks for sharing. I have a whole lot of pattern wire and this was great inspiration!

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    Judi M'Star

    October 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    What beautiful bracelets. I especially love the simple but interesting look of the Amber Waves bracelet and I’m equally impressed with the clasp. Thank you so much for sharing this.