Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring, Contemporary Wire Jewelry. Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, . This wrap ring is made flat, and then bent around a mandral to give you 3 rings in one.
Peace Drop Ring
by Erika Pal
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Technique(s): Weaving, Stringing
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
This wrap ring is made flat, and then bent around a mandral to give you 3 rings in one.

Materials

18 Gauge Round Half Hard .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-18H
  • Lesson Quantity: 16.00 inches
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 5FT
  • Price: $19.32
  • Gold Club Price: $14.49
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16 Gauge Round Half Hard .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-16H
  • Lesson Quantity: 5.50 feet
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 10FT
  • Price: $65.21
  • Gold Club Price: $48.90
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Tools

Stainless Steel Ring Mandrel Sizes 1-15
G7-2
  • G7-2
  • 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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Chain Nose Wire Plier
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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Instructions
Step 1
Cut a16 inch (40 cm) base wire of the 18ga (1 mm) wire. Bend it in half as shown here.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 2
Cut an 8 inch (20 cm) long weaving wire of the 26ga (0.4 mm) wire. Wrap the initial end of it 3 times around the bent center of the base wire.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 3
Add a 4mm bead to the weaving wire.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 4
Bend both base wire ends to the sides, bending them close to the bead.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 5
Wrap the weaving wire once around the crossing point of the base wire ends.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 6
Add another bead to the weaving wire, of the same size. (Alternatively, you could alternate different size beads.)
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 7
Bend both base wire ends all around the bead, until they cross over each other below the bead. Wrap the weavingwire once around the crossing point of the base wires.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 8
Repeat these steps until you add 6 beads in total, then cut off the extra weaving wire end.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 9
Position the beaded wires in horizontal, then bend both base wires to the right side direction, making them parallel. Keep a 0.3 cm distance between these 2 base wire ends.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 10
Cut 5 wires of the 26ga (0.4 mm) wire, with the length of 10 inches (25 cm) each.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 11
Hold these 5 weaving wires together, making sure that the ends of them are aligned. Position the center of them behind the base wires, as shown here.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 12
Take the left weaving wire end on the upper side, separate it from the other wires.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 13
Bend this left upper weaving wire end downwards, bending it over the upper base wire and behind the lower base wire.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 14
Now position it close to the other weaving wire ends on the lower side.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 15
Take the left weaving wire end on the lower side, separate it from the other wires.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 16
Bend this left lower weaving wire end upwards, bending it over the lower base wire and behind the upper base wire.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 17
Now move this weaving wire close to the other weaving wires on the upper side.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 18
Repeat the same steps with the other weaving wire ends as well.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 19
Follow the same weaving steps until you have a 2.4 inches (6 cm) long woven part.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 20
Now again repeat the same weaving step with the left upper weaving wire, then wrap it once around the lower base wire.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 21
Cut off the extra weaving wire end, then pressure it with your pliers until it is completely closed.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 22
Now again repeat the same weaving step with the left lower weaving wire, then wrap it once around the upper base wire.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 23
Cut off the extra weaving wire end, then pressure it with your pliers until it is completely closed.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 24
Repeat these steps with all the remaining weaving wire ends.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 25
Position the wire structure in vertical and bend the base wire ends to the opposite directions as shown here.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 26
Cut another weaving wire with the length of 8 inches (20 cm). Wrap the initial end of it 2 times around the crossing point of the base wires.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 27
Repeat the same beading steps until you add another 6 beads, then cut off the extra weaving wire ends.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 28
Bend both base wire ends to the opposite directions, as shown here.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 29
Leave a 0.5 cm long end on both base wires, cut off the extra wire ends.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 30
With the help of your pliers bend both wire ends inwards, making a small loop with them, as shown here and on the next picture.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 31
This is the result we must get.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 32
Position the center of the ring over the ring mandrel.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 33
Bend both ends of the ring backwards.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 34
Continue to bend the ends of the ring all around the mandrel, as shown here and on the next picture.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring
Step 35
This is the result we must get. Your beautiful ring is ready.
Erika Pal's Peace Drop Ring - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, , triple wrap wire ring