If you're new to the wire jewelry world and are looking for a wire wrap tutorial, look no further! wirejewelry is dedicated to making you a successful wire jewelry artist, and what better way to learn than right along side a professional jewelry artist?
wirejewelry offers three free wire wrap tutorial videos which explain basic wire wrapping skills. These videos will teach you wire wrapping basics. After viewing the how-to videos you'll be able to create a wire wrapped bracelet, horseshoe links, and a wire wrapped pendant. Click here to watch these Free Full-length Wire Wrap Tutorials!
wirejewelry also carries a free hour-long instructional DVD which will teach you wire wrapping basics and show you the tools you'll need for wire jewelry.
Dale "Cougar" Armstrong, a professional wire artist and lapidary who's been wire wrapping for 20 years, has helpful Free Video Tips on the Wire Jewelry Blog from how to straighten kinked wire to finding inspiration for your wire jewelry.
If these aren't enough wire wrap tutorials for you, or if you're looking for a tutorial you can follow on paper, we also carry a selection of how-to books. There are wire wrapping books that teach wire jewelry sales and getting your creations out there, and also simple books with wire wrapping instructions and patterns.
Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping is Dale "Cougar" Armstrong's Intermediate-level book filled with over 100 pages of pictures and wire wrapping instructions to help take your jewelry to the next level!
After reviewing wirejewelry's free wire wrap tutorials, you may be interested in the traditional wire wrapping DVD series by Dale "Cougar" Armstrong. These DVDs are extremely helpful for those who are new to wire jewelry to the most experienced wire jewelry designer out there: the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced series will progressively transform you into a full-fledged wire artist. Dale's wire wrap tutorials are easy to follow, come with detailed written directions, and will have you making wire jewelry in no time. Dale even recorded an entire DVD series all about wire wrap rings!
If you have a handle on the wire jewelry process, check out our Free Wire Jewelry Patterns section. There you'll find easy to follow wire wrap jewelry instructions for earrings, pendants, and even a zipper pull. You can also sign up to receive a free pattern e-mailed every two weeks to your e-mail. A bonus feature on our website allows you to submit your questions to Dale "Cougar" Armstrong. If she picks your wire jewelry question, it will be featured on our blog!
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