Theresa is the artisan behind Flight Fancy on Etsy or as she puts it "unique jewelry to tickle your fancy".
She is also the design author of a marvelous wire work tutorial to create a wire woven cabochon frame.
It's a very thoroughly written tutorial with every step well explained and illustrated with clear photos. Anyone who has tackled writing a tutorial will know how much work that involves. So her wonderful generosity is much appreciated. Thanks, Teresa!
She uses 3 wires - two for the front and back and one for the edge of the cabochon. Although she used a round cabochon, the general technique should work for oval shapes too. A suitable mandrel will help form the shape at the beginning.
The tutorial is in two parts :
More to check out :
- Gorgeous free woven wire tutorials from Wickwire Jewelry
- How to wire wrap cabochons
- Prong set cabochons - a great new alternative to traditional wiring
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