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I'm Eni Oken, artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I've explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Ethnic Ring PDF

Ethnic Ring PDF

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Start with a silver bead and make this intricate ring -- no solder or glue! Just beads and wire.

Sterling silver all the way through, this ethnic-looking ring screams detail: take any capsule silver bead and convert it into a GORGEOUS ring, using wire and smaller beads.

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

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LUV this Tutorial! I have this tute! Eni, thanks for all of the beautiful & affordable tutorials that you have shared over the years with the many folks wishing to learn this fine art! Thanks!

 

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

"This is a wonderful Tutorial! It may look difficult, but Eni makes it so easy."

 

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

Learn how to make fabulous wire jewelry • enioken.com

More information:

Intermediate Level: some experience with wire-wrapping required

12 pages - 35 detailed steps

Materials needed:

  • One 14x8mm capsule or oval Bali silver bead
  • 10” 18ga or 16 ga soft or half hard round silver wire
  • 3 feet 28ga dead-soft silver wire
  • 3 feet of 28 ga dead-soft silver or 8 scraps of 4inches each
  • 6 3mm large-holed round or rondelle beads
  • 12 2mm square or round silver beads

Tools needed:

  • Flush wire cutter
  • Ring mandrel
  • Permanent ink sharpie pen
  • Masking tape
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Sewing pin

 

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