Introduction: Wire Wrapping Jewelry Tutorial on Making a Vintage Butterfly Brooch With Beads
Do you want to wrap a vintage butterfly brooch? Join me to make this wire wrapped butterfly brooch for yourself now!
Step 1: Materials Needed in Making a Wire Wrapped Butterfly Brooch:
Acrylic Rhinestone Bead
Natural Dyed Jade Bead
Iron Brooch Finding
Wire Cutter Plier
Plier Flat Plier
Step 2: Wrap a Butterfly Shape With Aluminum Wire
1st, prepare a 70 cm aluminum wire, rotate one end anticlockwise to form a big wing of butterfly, rotate the other end of the wire anticlockwise to form a left-side small wing;
2nd, twist the wire to make butterfly’s abdomen, then wrap the wire to make the rest of two wings as the picture shows;
3rd, fix the upper two big wings of the butterfly with copper wire.
Step 5: Attach Four Beads in the Butterfly
1st, attach two big acrylic rhinestone beads to upper wings, remember to fasten two ends of beads to butterfly. Conceal the rest copper wire to beads’ holes so that it cannot stab your skin;
2nd, fix two small acrylic rhinestone beads to lower wings; the method is same as 1st;
3rd, slide two jade beads to the tentacles of butterfly.
Step 8: Attach Iron Brooch Finding to the Butterfly
Fasten the iron brooch finding to butterfly with copper wire in four directions. Conceal the remainder wire in case hurt you.