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Wire Bracelet

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This is a tutorial on Wire Sculpture, by Dale Armstrong. I used the german wire (argetrium?) Not good a spelling. and it called for 3mm beads. Beads are LB czeck beads. Real easy, something you can do just sitting watching tv, not mind boggling. I also changed alittle to bigger bead and in the middle of horse shoe loop. Just sut wire longer to accomodate the larger bead.


German wire 20g. 3mm beads.

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  1. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Love this wire technique and you modification, using larger beads is fabulous!

  2. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Forgot the r in your modification

  3. opalgem101
    opalgem101 says:

    I love the larger bead creation!

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    Fenya says:

    These are great chains!

  5. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    I really like these!!

  6. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    thank you very much for your feedback. it makes you want to create more.

  7. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    These are lovely. The wire technique is great.

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Like the way you took Dale’s basic design and made it your own. Nice work.

    BTW, German ‘Silver’ is not Argentium which is sterling silver with the copper replaced by germanium. German ‘Silver’ contains no silver–it is an alloy of nickel. Even so, I enjoy working with it and use it in place of Argentium or regular sterling to provide my customers with lower end, affordable designs.

  9. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    thank you for the info. this is beadalon brand wire, didn’t have the pkg in front of me for discription. is argentium expensive like silver?

  10. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Yes, Argentium is expensive (a bit more than regular sterling silver). The advantage of Argentium is that it is sloooow to tarnish. Amazing what a little elemental substitution will do for you (Ge for Cu) sez the chemist!

  11. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    thanks for the info, i won’t be buying any of that then, can’t really afford silver now so i’m using the beadalon germain wire, Dale Armstrong has been advertising on jtv, along with her twisted wire.

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    So pretty! ;)

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