Handmade Closures

By on December 7, 2016
Print Friendly

by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com

Wire Jewelry Tool Tip for December 7th 2016

Handmade Closures

by Judy Larson

Today, we have another great quick tip from Judy! Enjoy!

Judy Says:


Sometimes a purchased closure finding just does not look right on your beautifully handcrafted work. Maybe you just need to get out a bit of wire and make your own matching finding.

Create your own:

Using 18 or 20 gauge wire, make a framework of any shape that compliments your creation.



You can fill the frame with beads or other wire work.



Leave a long enough “tail” that can be formed into the hook portion of the closure.



That’s it –  Your done!  Now try a few on your own…

I hope you’ve enjoyed this simple tip. For more of Judy’s tips – CLICK HERE!

Happy Wrapping!

Click to Receive Daily Tips by Email