Daily Wire Tip Sept. 12: Bracelet Hook Ideas

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Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for
September 12, 2010

Question:

I make freeform sterling silver wire wrapped bracelets. One end is a spiral, the other is formed into a hook. Any tips on making the hook look more finished and professional?

-Bobbi in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

Answer:

Wire Faculty member Sherrie Lingerfelt did a great job in this video tutorial, showing How to Make a Double Wrapped Hook. I believe it will look nice on your handmade bracelets too!

Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong

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2 Comments

  1. avatar

    Malone Guthrie

    September 12, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    Thank you. Lovely hook. I notice it was made with twisted half hard wire. What guage is best?
    Malone

    • avatar

      dalecgr

      September 15, 2010 at 12:07 am

      Thanks Malone, the wire gauge you choose to use for a hook should match the project it is being created for. For example, an item made in 22g would look great with a 22g hook, etc.

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