I gave this to a friend, and she thought I had bought it somewhere.
Step 1: Gather Your Materials
> Copper wire (or your favorite type of wire)
> Fishing swivels (6 or more)
> Gem or stone for centerpiece
The only tools you need are:
> Mini blow-torch or soldering iron with solder
> Needle nose pliers
> Not needed but helpfull: Helping hand, courtesy of rstaugh
Step 2: Building the Frame
First, you need to decide on a design. Whether it be hearts or decahedrens, it doesnt matter. I recomend going into microsoft word, and picking from the auto-shapes. Draw three different sizes of that shape, each one smaller than the other.
Take your wire, and bend around that shape. Then solder at the seams. You should now have three different sized shapes.
Step 3: Attatch the Swivels
The whole thing should look something like the picture.
Step 4: The Last Step
Take your wire, and wrap it around the item in a swirling pattern. Not so much wire that the object cannot be seen, but just enough to hold it. This you can solder directly inside of your smallest shape. It will spin with the rest of the shape. If you want to get creative, try some of the patterns below.
Dont forget to ad a swivel and a hook to the top of your creation so that you can hang it somewhere.
Step 5: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due!
And of course, rtasush for his great instructable.