Lots of beaders are on the hunt for alternative metals. Stainless steel is a good one. But you don't have to buy the wire itself. Consider the humble paper clip!
Evie S's paper clip and yarn wrapped earrings tutorial is a delightful design if you haven't already come across it before. She unbent the paper clip to get the triangle shape.
Also check out the sweet heart paper clip earrings tutorial by Stephanie over at Henry Happened. I like both her alternative ideas :
The yarn used in these tutorials adds color to the designs. But I don't see why you can't use wire for wrapping either!
Before You Go :
- How to Make Triangle or Triangular Jewelry (wire work)
- Paper Clip and Scrap Leather Necklace Tutorial
- Two Ways to Make Butterfly Jewelry Tutorials (includes a paper clip one)
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