x
< Back
Skill Level: Basic
jewellery making hints and tips

How to make a double heart wirework ring.

How to make a double heart wirework ring

Learn how to make a double heart wirework ring

Wire is a fantastic medium for jewellery making as it is so versatile. Available in an array of colours and widths, you can create simple, delicate pieces as well as intricate statements! With this week’s hints and tips tutorial you will be able to make a double heart wire work ring! Share the love and give one to each of your friends, a perfect gift from the heart. You will have enough wire to practice before making your final design and if you are feeling creative you could try different shapes such as flowers and star! Have a go and don’t don’t forget to share your final designs with is via our social media channels, You can find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

To make the love version of this ring. click here

Click on the links below to shop for products you will need:

  • 0.8mm wire
  • Ring mandrel
  • Hammer and Block
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Cutters
1
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 1

Step One

Straighten a piece of 0.8mm wire and cut a length of approx 13 to 14cms depending on size. Measure 3cms from one end and bend the wire back 180-degree angle so that it is lying parallel with itself. Press the bend tightly together.

2
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 2

Step Two

Holding the bend with flat nose pliers bring the long length of wire to form a curve and then do the same with the short end forming a curve on the opposite side forming a heart shape.

3
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 3

Step Three

Wrap the short end around the main wire once or twice and trim the excess wire away.

4
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 4

Step Four

Using flat nose pliers press down the trimmed end so that there are no sharp scratchy edges

5
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 5

Step Five

Repeat bending 3cms on the opposite side of the wire using the techniques in the first 4 steps to create another heart.

6
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 6

Step Six

Using a ring mandrel to form the ring using a size smaller than you need as the ring is adjustable.

7
How to make a double heart wirework ring  - step 7

Step Seven

Use a hammer and steel block to gently tap the shank of the ring to strengthen it.

Print This Tutorial
View More Tips