Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring, Wire Weaving. Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire. This ring features a unisex design, and will teach you the basics in wire weaving.

Jordan Wire Woven Ring

by Elizabeth Schultz
  • Category: Weaving
  • Technique(s): Weaving
  • Skill Level: Beginner
This ring features a unisex design, and will teach you the basics in wire weaving.

Materials

20 Gauge Round Dead Soft Argentium .940 Silver Wire
H19-20D
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 5FT
  • Price: $16.55
  • Gold Club Price: $12.41
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28 Gauge Round Dead Soft Argentium .940 Silver Wire
H19-28D
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 5FT
  • Price: $2.71
  • Gold Club Price: $2.03
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Tiger Eye 6mm Round Cabochon - Pack of 2
E8-10G
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $4.67
  • Gold Club Price: $3.50
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Tools

Chain Nose Wire Pliers
G2-508
  • G2-508
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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C.H.P Milano Italian Flush Cutter, 5 1/2 Inches
PLR-487.00
  • PLR-487.00
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $16.97
  • Gold Club Price: $12.73
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PROFESSIONAL QUALITY RING MANDREL 1-16
MAN-295.00
  • MAN-295.00
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $24.95
  • Gold Club Price: $18.71
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Steel Ruler, 12 Inches
GAU-189.10
  • GAU-189.10
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
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  • Price: $4.95
  • Gold Club Price: $3.71
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Instructions
Step 1
Measure the distance around the ring mandrel at the desired size, then add 4" to that measurement. Cut 4 wires to this length. Then, from the center, mark the distance of weaving needed to create the band minus 6mm for the stone. (Otherwise the woven band will be longer than desired.)
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, measure the wire
Step 2
Holding the wires, wrap your weaving wire around the 2nd to last base wire 3 times to start the weave.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap your weaving wire
Step 3
Wrap the weaving wire around the center two base wires 3 times.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap your weaving wire
Step 4
Then, wrap the weaving wire around all four base wires 5 times.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the weaving wire around the base wires
Step 5
Wrap the weaving wire around the center two base wires, again, 3 times. Repeat this pattern until you have woven the marked distance.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the weaving wire again
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, continue weaving the wire
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, continue weaving to desired length
Step 6
Wrap the woven wires around the ring mandrel leaving some space on top to weave the seat for the stone.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the woven wires around the ring mandresl
Step 7
Feed the weaving wire underneath the top of the ring band and back over the top.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, weave the wire underneath
Step 8
Then, wrap the wire around the bottom base wire one time.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the wire around the bottom base wire
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the wire around the base wire
Step 9
Repeat steps 7 & 8 several times to create the seat for the stone. Cut off excess weaving wire.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the wire
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, trim wire
Step 10
Direct the innermost wires over top the band, then underneath the ring band.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, bring the innermost wires over the top
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, bring the innermost wires over the top and under again
Step 11
Pop in the stone and wrap the base wires around the ring band to secure it. Trim off the excess wire and tuck it in with your pliers.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, pop in the stone into the wires
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the base wires around the stone
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, trim the wires
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, tuck in the end wires
Step 12
Adjust as necessary to ensure that the stone doesn't pop out.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, adjust wires to secure the stone
Step 13
Grab your weaving wire and wrap it around the innermost base wire 3 times. Then, wrap it around the innermost wire and center base wire 3 times.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the weaving wire
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, weave the wires
Step 14
Next, wrap the weaving wire around all three wires 5 times, then again around the innermost two base wires 3 times. Continue this pattern for a total of 4 rotations. (3 times around the two wires and 5 times around all three wires.)
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, weave the wire
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, continue weaving the wire
Step 15
Direct the woven section of wire alongside the stone setting. Then, wrap it around the ring band, cut off the excess and tuck in the wire with your pliers. Repeat steps 13-15 on the opposite side.
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, bend the woven section of wire alongside the stone
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, wrap the woven section around the ring band
Elizabeth Schultz's Jordan Wire Woven Ring - , Wire Weaving, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, trim and tuck in the wire ends
Step 16
And here's the finished ring!
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