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How to make a love wirework ring.

How to make a love wirework ring

Learn how to make a love wirework ring

Why not give a loved one a special Jewellery gift? In this week’s Hints & Tips tutorial you will learn how to create a ‘love’ wire writing ring. You will need 0.8mm wire in your desired colour, a ring mandrel, round nose pliers and a cutter. Practice makes perfect and you will have plenty of wire to practice your lines and curves to create beautiful shapes and words before creating your final masterpieces. These rings look perfect stacked up creating the much-needed statement accessory your outfit requires! We love to see your work so 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 double heart 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
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How to make a love wirework ring  - step 1

Step One

Straighten and cut a length of wire approx 20 to 25cms long. Leaving a 6cm tail bend the wire into a loop shape to start forming the L. When wire writing bear in mind the flow of longhand writing, you may find it useful to write the word down to use for reference

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How to make a love wirework ring  - step 2

Step Two

Hold the lower part of the L and bring the wire all the way around to form the O. You can use your fingers or pliers to form the letters.

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How to make a love wirework ring  - step 3

Step Three

Hold the O and bring the wire back up to start forming the V

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How to make a love wirework ring  - step 4

Step Four

Place the pliers level with the top of the V and bring the wire back down to start forming the E

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How to make a love wirework ring  - step 5

Step Five

Using flat nose pliers grip the wire after the V and bring the wire over the top

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How to make a love wirework ring  - step 6

Step Six

Place the pliers level with the top of the V and bring the wire back down to start forming the E

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Step Seven

Using flat nose pliers gr How to make a love wirework ring  - step 7 ip the wire after the V and bring the wire over the top

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How to make a love wirework ring - step 8

Step Eight

Grip the curve of the E with your thumb and finger and bring the wire around to complete the E

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How to make a love wirework ring - step 9

Step Nine

Position the wire straight out from both side of your word ready to form around the ring mandrel

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How to make a love wirework ring - step 10

Step Ten

Place the word on the ring mandrel a size or two lower than what you need and bring the wires around the mandrel

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How to make a love wirework ring - step 11

Step Eleven

Trim the wires each side of the ring and with round nose pliers create a loop

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