Last updated on March 23rd, 2017 at 08:19 am
Make your own jewelry out of electrical wire! An easy tutorial idea and made from a wire you would not expect for DIY Jewelry.
Do you like to make your own jewelry? In my opinion, handmade jewelry is more special than store bought jewelry because it is more personal.
Have you ever thought of using electrical wire in your DIY jewelry? What? Electrical wire isn’t something you would use to make jewelry? Well hopefully, this tutorial will change your mind!
Supplies Used: Some links may be too similar items when exact items couldn’t be found online.
How to Make an Electrical Wire Ring
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Before we start, I should tell you that this isn’t this easiest ring to make. I made several attempts before I was happy with the finished product. Here is how the ring progressed over different tries.
Start off with about 18 inches of the coated electrical wire. Wrap it around the finger you will wear it on but make it just a little bit bigger. You will want to wrap the wire around twice.
Wrap the long end of the wire, up and over the end of the wire that was wrapped around your finger.
Wrap the wire several times around the 2 loops that make the ring.
Loop it around several times to cover the raw end of the wire.
It will look messy until you pull the wire tight.
Loop around about 5 times. Pull the end through the last two loops. You will have to loosen the loops to get the end through but you can pull it tight again by pulling on the end
Trim with a pair of wire cutters as close to the ring as you can.
It should look something like this. With a pair of jewelry needle nose pliers, pull the end nice and tight.
When you pull the wire tight, move the loops as needed to cover the end.
There you have it! You have a fun, unique ring and everyone will ask you, “Is that electrical wire?”
What odd or strange thing have you used to make jewelry? Share and leave a comment below!
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