Suzanne Hollingsworth's Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle, Contemporary Wire Jewelry. Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry. I have seen slide bracelets such as these, made using leather and thought I would do one in metal.
Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle
by Suzanne Hollingsworth
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Technique(s): Wrapping
  • Skill Level: Beginner
I have seen slide bracelets such as these, made using leather and thought I would do one in metal. It's really quick, easy and as much fun to make as it is to wear!

Materials

12 Gauge Half Round Dead Soft .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-12HRD
  • Lesson Quantity: 12.00 inches
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 1FT
  • Price: $7.02
  • Gold Club Price: $5.26
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Tools

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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Round Nose Wire Plier
G2-507
  • G2-507
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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Steel Bracelet Mandrels - Round
MAN-216.00
  • MAN-216.00
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $37.97
  • Gold Club Price: $28.48
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Xuron Double Flush Wire Cutters - 4-3/4 Inches
PLR-469.10
  • PLR-469.10
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $18.97
  • Gold Club Price: $14.23
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Instructions
Step 1
Straighten, measure, and cut one 12-inch piece of 12-gauge round, half-hard wire.
Suzanne Hollingsworth's Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry,
Step 2
Overlap the wire around the largest part of bracelet mandrel or other round object, (between 2.5 and 3” in diameter).
Suzanne Hollingsworth's Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry,
Step 3
Measure 1/2 “ from each end and bend wire away from bracelet. (Note: photo shows more than ½”, just for clarity.)
Suzanne Hollingsworth's Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry,
Step 4
Using largest section of round nose pliers, bend one end of wire up, over, and around opposite bracelet wire. Repeat with other side.
Suzanne Hollingsworth's Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry,
Step 5
Slide bracelet “open” to take on and off. Snug bracelet “closed” once on wrist.
Suzanne Hollingsworth's Unisex, Simple Slide Bangle - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry,