Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings, Contemporary Wire Jewelry. Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap. Here's a simple project that will have you perfecting your spiral-making.
Have a Heart Earrings
by Kristal Wick
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Technique(s): Making Spirals
  • Skill Level: Beginner
Here's a simple project that will have you perfecting your spiral-making. Identical components hooked together, how easy is that?!

Materials

20 Gauge Round Antique Copper Enameled Craft Wire - 30 ft
H5-Q20-30FT
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 feet
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $5.80
  • Gold Club Price: $4.35
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Silver Filled Headpins 24GA 1.5 inch - Pack of 10
S8-12
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.47
  • Gold Club Price: $1.10
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Rose Gold Filled Earwire w/ Coil Only 19mm - Pack of 2
L19-14
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $2.94
  • Gold Club Price: $2.21
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4mm Crystal Aurore Boreale 5328 Bi-Cone Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 10
A13-94A
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.67
  • Gold Club Price: $1.25
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Tools

WireJewelry - Ultimate Wire-Pliers Jewelry Pliers with Case, Set of 5
G15-20
  • G15-20
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $170.72
  • Gold Club Price: $128.04
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Steel and Rubber Bench Block 4x4 Inches
G17-44
  • G17-44
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $29.95
  • Gold Club Price: $22.46
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Flat Face Chasing Hammer with Wood Handle - Economy
G3-14
  • G3-14
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $11.57
  • Gold Club Price: $8.68
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Instructions
Step 1
Cut 4 pieces of 20-gauge wire 3 inches long and make a slight bend in the middle using flat nose pliers.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 2
Starting at one end of the wire using very small round-nose pliers, make a loop.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 3
Using flat-nose pliers, tightly coil the wire until it's ¬ĺ" from the bend.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 4
Repeat on the other wire end.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 5
Placing the tip of the flat-nose pliers at the bend, push the 2 spirals towards each other until they touch.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 6
Hammer using a bench block to work harden the wire. Repeat for all wire hearts.
Step 7
Attach 2 hearts using a jump ring in the center of their coil. Repeat with the other center coil. Repeat this step for the other earring.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 8
Create a small dangle by adding a seed bead, crystal and seed bead to a 20-gauge headpin and making a small loop at the top. Repeat for the other earring.
Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings
Step 9
Attach the dangle to the bottom heart and an ear wire to the top heart. Repeat for the other earring.

Kristal Wick's Have a Heart Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Spirals, Wire Spiral, Spiral Wire Wrap, have a heart earrings