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Coiling and Twisting Wire Techniques

How to Make a Spiral Wire Bead Ring

How to Make a Spiral Wire Bead Ring

Using Wire Twisting Pliers

Step 1Cut a piece of wire to twice the finished desired length plus 6 inches. We are using two pieces of wire in two different colors.Step 2If using more than one piece of wire, line up the ends of the wires.Step 3Double the wire by going through or around an anchored item. We are using the bracket from the Coiling Gizmo. You can use a table leg or a chair leg as well.

Using a Coiling Gizmo - Style 3

Step 1Using a C-Clamp anchor the bracket frame to your table.Step 2Wrap the wire around the loop of the cranking rod a few times to anchor it. We are using the small cranking rod with 24 gauge wire.Step 3Place the small cranking rod through the bottom holes of the bracket frame. Hold the wire 2" down from the cranking rod.Step 4Start to coil the wire around

Using a Coiling Gizmo - Style 2

Step 1Using a C-Clamp anchor the bracket frame to your table.Step 2Wrap the wire around the loop of the cranking rod a few times to anchor it. We are using the small cranking rod with 26 gauge wire.Step 3Place the small cranking rod through the bottom holes of the bracket frame. Hold the wire 2" down from the cranking rod.Step 4Start to coil the wire around

Using a Coiling Gizmo - Style 1

Step 1Using a C-Clamp anchor the bracket frame to your table.step 2Wrap the wire around the loop of the cranking rod a few times to anchor it. We are using the small cranking rod with 22 gauge wire.Step 3Place the small cranking rod through the bottom holes of the bracket frame. Hold the wire 2" down from the cranking rod.Step 4Start to coil the wire around

Twisting Wire - Branch Effect

Step 1Choose a crystalor bead color and size. We chose a mix of 4mm crystal bicone beads.Step 2Anchor the wire by wrapping around one side of a component three times. We used a hair comb and 17 feet of silver wire.Step 3String one bead onto the wire. We used a 4mm crystal bicone bead.Step 4Measure the wire approximately 1" from the top of the hair comb

Twisting Wire

Step 1Anchor the wire by wrapping around one side of a component three times. We used a hair comb and 5 feet of gold-filled wire.Step 2String one bead onto the wire. We used a 4mm crystal pearl bead.Step 3Hold the bead onto the wire and measure approximately 1" from the top of the hair comb.Step 4The hole of the bead should be parallel with the hair comb. Me