Friday, August 9, 2013

Basket Weave Tutorial

Creating a pendant is a lot of fun, and often once a stone has been captured into wire working it would make a fantastic ring.  But how to create a nice ring band that is not too plain for the complex ring top?

Basket Weave!  A beautiful wrap that creates a sturdy, yet pretty ring band that is certainly not understated. It is easiest to start with the ring band and then use the wild wires at either end to construct the ring top.

The tutorial is only how to do the basket weave technique, not how to then go on to create the whole ring.  Make enough band to mostly get around your finger, and then use the wild bits in coils to hide the final join.

Download PDF of Tutorial Here


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Love your tutorial. You have great instructions and photos.