How to wire wrap stones for beginners, by Bobi Jo Gilman
Wire Wrap Tutorial | 3 different ways to wire wrap stones | Wire wrapping irregular stones | How to wire wrap stones without holes
If you’re having trouble figuring out how to wire wrap stones without holes, or wire wrapping irregular stones in general that you may have lying around, have no fear! This tutorial will show you 3 different ways to wire wrap stones in one tutorial! This beginner wire wrapping tutorial is sure to have a technique that will help you wrap whatever stone you could want, and turn it into your own pendant!
By Bobi Jo Gilman
Materials needed for this project:
• 20, 26 and 28 Gauge Copper Wire
• Flush Cutters
• Chain Nose Pliers
• Bail Making Pliers (Optional)
• 3 Odd Shaped Stones
Techniques explained in this tutorial:
• How to wire wrap small stones
• How to wire wrap stones without holes / How to wire wrap undrilled stones
• How to wire wrap crystals
• 2 examples of how to make a simple bail
Notes: In these tutorials, I will show you how to wrap 3 different types of irregular stones. This tutorial is very simple and for absolute beginners, they are all very versatile. If you have a stone, you can wrap it! These pieces works best with crystals that have rougher edges, for the wire to grip it well or tumbled stones that have irregular shapes. You can change anything as you wish, make it your own with a little extra pizazz. Be sure to bring all of the needed materials and your attention span! Enjoy!