Copper is wonderful material for jewelry especially if you have warm undertone of the skin.
It's also very easy to work with it , just perfect for beginners.
I used only basic tools so you don't need any special equipment for making this ring :-).
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Step 1: What Do You Need for Making This Ring?
- copper wire 2.0 and 0.5 mm diameter
- flat -nose pliers
- round- nose pliers
- vise ( optional) or adhesive tape
- thick marker
Step 2: How to Measure Finger Circuit to the Ring?
with the help of thin copper wire measure the the finger circuit ( see photo)
when you have the measurement cut 3 pieces of copper wire (2.0 mm diameter)
Step 3: How to Make a Ring in Wire Wrapping Technique?
hold 3 pieces of copper wire in a vise or stick them together with adhesive tape and begin to weave wire ( 0.5 diameter) according to the instructions on the photos
wrap and squeeze with pliers
Step 4: How to Finish the Work?
now it's the final stage, with the help of sand paper or nail file round off the sharp edges of the wire and give it the round shape on for example thick marker with the help of pliers
remember to cover the pliers with thick fabric or leather before you begin to work
Step 5: How the Wire Wrapped Rings Look Like?
here is how ready rings look like :-)
as you can see copper jewelry looks beautiful , it's really worth to make!
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Metal Contest 2016