Handmade Closures

By on December 7, 2016
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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:

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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.

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

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

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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!

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