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    S KatollakaSue on “Beaded Hairpins”:
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    S KatollakaSue on “Easy Does It”:
    “Wonderful, simple everyday piece! Could be some lucky buyer's signature piece!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow! Copper, pearls, tiny seeds - what's not to love? A fave!…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “20/0 seed beads are antiques, mine were made in the 1800's. Greasy is the…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “I'd never before been even the slightest bit worried, and then recently I was on…” read »

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    Moogie on “whirlpool”:
    “Ok, I was wondering about the green opals. Thought I was going blind or something... Second, I've…” read »

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    Moogie on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, nice to see you again. I was thinking the same thing as Donna--who could come…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “how did green opal get into the materials? *sigh* The seed beads are so small I…” read »

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    Robert J on “Spiral Dance”:
    “lol. oh god no, not any more. I did at one point have…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “I can see the young girls going after these for prom. The are so creative!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
    “This is perfect! I like the more simple designs. Your wire work with the…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
    “Beautiful design with your dandelion focal! The colors are so perfect with it.…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “Janet, I always love your Kumi necklaces. They are always your best work, because you have…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “Wow, I love the colors and your use of the ribbon. Just a beautiful, cherry, colorful…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “whirlpool”:
    “Ditto to comments above. I am truly a novice when it comes to wire work. You…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Thank you for the steps on making the beautiful pendants. You are quite an Artist and…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “whirlpool”:
    “Great wirework! Those seed beads must be as small as black pepper flakes.…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Easy Does It”:
    “For me personally, I am drawn to simple designs. I love the Czech bead and your…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, I don't think anyone will copy your design. The design is quite intricate and complex.…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Finally”:
    “I love everything about this bracelet. Beautiful focal and beads. Love the dangles! You did a…” read »

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    “Your wirework is admirable and simply lovely to behold! What may be " painfully simple" to…” read »

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    Chicky Red-haired Grammy on “Spring Birds”:
    “C.C. We are coming up to the first anniversary of our daughter's death by heroin; I…” read »

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    kye on “Felted Beads!”:
    “I agree-these are so cool. Great variety of colors so I bet they sell in your…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I love this! Everything is wonderful, but i especially like the patterned fabric with the…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Little House”:
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    MH on “Labradorite Mist Dragon”:
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    MH on “Spring Birds”:
    “CC- You're an inspiration to me. I think all this creativity has been building up…” read »

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    MH on “Little House”:
    “This is a wonderful one of a kind necklace! Beautiful work!…” read »

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    MH on “Spotted Necklace”:
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    sweetjane on “Little House”:
    “Just adorable! Very impressive work...the leather is a perfect addition!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Spring Birds”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “Felted Beads!”:
    “Way cool Lauren! You are continuing to grow your creatvity even though school is keeping…” read »

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    jdtt on “Labradorite Mist Dragon”:
    “Beautiful, evocative, magical! Love the " shore mist" colors.…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Felted Beads!”:
    “What a cool concept! I really like the variety of colors. These should sell…” read »

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    GemstoneChick aka Lauren on “Felted Beads!”:
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Instruct. To Frida Style Ring!!!


About this design:

A lil Ring I made for the request to show how I do my rings :P ;) :D

Components:

Citrine, Freshwater Pearl, LB Cubic Zirconia, Copperwire, Brasswire, Brasscircle that I have hammered... Hope you can get a 'hum' about how I do it... Not to much plans, just seeing where the material take me... Give me some week and I gonna dislike it hahahah LOL :D Hope you like it though!

Additional Images:

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Wire the thin brass wire around the thick copperwire.
Step 2:
Meassure around a finger ;)
Step 3:
Add brasscircle
Step 4:
Attach the brasscircle whith the brasswire... Think the right wire should be behind the copper, I know I changed something there...
Step 5:
Wrap 4-5 times around the copperwire to attach...
Step 6:
Attaching a freshwater pearl in the hole... Atachhing to the copperwire again...
Step 7:
Attaching a Cubic C, butterfly..Attaching to Copperwire again...
Step 8:
Adding more beads...
Step 9:
And more + checking on the finger..
Step 10:
And start forming the ends...
Step 11:
Forming
Step 12:
Done... PUH !!!
Step 13:
Done!!!


Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Super Cool!!!!!!

  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Going to my FAVS, very creative & unique- yay Frida

  3. Frida
    Frida says:

    Thank you dear Lorrie! I have missed you, even though Im bizzy and feel that I’m not on LIma enough.. How are you dear?

  4. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Frida, where in heavens name have you been keeping this talent? I love this – it is so cool, you are my ring queen and I can’t believe how much this one makes me smile. Favorite for sure.

  5. Frida
    Frida says:

    HIHIHI I dunno Lind I dunno ;) So glad I can spread smiles! You saw that I have added instructions so you can do it aswell :D And I’m glad u liked it my dear Linda!!

  6. Violet
    Violet says:

    Amazing ring !!!!!!! I love this… you are very talented !!!!
    Thanks for the instructions !!!

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So nice and unique.

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  8. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Oh WOW! Hands down a fave Frida!! This is just absolurely gorgeous!! And thank you soooo much for the tutorial!! :D Woot! ::dances::

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Frida, your ring is spectacular! ;) Thank you for the instructions.

  10. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks a lot Frida! This looks so great :-)

  11. Frida
    Frida says:

    You so welcome my dear friends! Blushing a lil here :) Glad you liked it, thank you all!! One just have to take care so one doesn’t get stucked in something whit these rings :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Amazing ring Frida!!!!

  13. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work, Frida :)

  14. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Hi Frida, thank so very much for your time, for the great instructions and pics… I LOVE your ring and it’s going into my FAVS !!! :) HUGS…

  15. Frida
    Frida says:

    Thank you soo much my dear ladies!

    Dora dear you soo welcome :) Hugs n Love

  16. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Vey very cool ring Frida, and thanks for the instructions!!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Love this ring Frida. Really cool. Sorry have been MIA in the yard again. Missed a lot I know. Playing catch up a little tonight.

  18. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, your tutorial for this ring is great … looks like you put a lot of time into it so I know all of us Lima Chicks appreciate it! Your rings are so much fun … thanks! SLS

  19. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a fabulous ring, Frida! Thanks for generously sharing your instructions with us!!! :D

  20. Frida
    Frida says:

    So glad you liked it! Thank you!! You so welcome :D

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    LauraW says:

    beautiful, fun, and funky ring! Thanks for the clear tut! I can see making this with so many different stones, wire, etc. Thank you so much!

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