DIY kit available here:
All the WireArtTutorials designs are made with SOFT (dead soft), round copper wire. NO SOLDERING NEEDED!!! (For this pendant exceptionally I used soft fine silver and sterling silver wires, however I recommend you to use soft copper for the first time).
After your purchase, the 2 PDF files will download automatically, which include 62 pages in total and 240 very detailed, high resolution pictures. If your files do not download, contact me and I will send them to your email address.
TOOLS needed: flat nose pliers, round nose pliers & jewelry cutter.
-base wire: 18ga (1mm), 20ga (0.8mm) and 22ga (0.6mm) wires
-weaving wire: 26ga (0.4mm) and 28ga (0.3mm) wires
-1 round cabochon between the size 25-35 mm
-small facets or cabochons, beads between the size 3-4 mm, 26-30 pieces, depending of the length of the fins. (I used 26 facets for the copper manta ray, and 30 facets for the silver manta ray).
You can use larger stone as well,adapting the design to the stone, and using longer wires
The high resolution pictures are showing every single step, with the corresponding well written instructions. Everyone can easily follow this tutorial with little previous experience, as the guide is very detailed. If you will have a question, or if you need help, you can contact me anytime. I am very happy to assist you until the tutorial is completed and your beautiful jewelry is ready.
The design includes different techniques which you can use later in other jewelry designs as well. You will learn several wire wrapping, weaving techniques and cabochon, stone setting. This is a great combination to learn a lot.
What will you learn:
-learn to make anatomical animal design (body and symmetry)
-channel setting with facets
NOTE: Feel free to sell your jewelry made with this tutorial, however the project is under Copyright law, which means that you can not reproduce and sell the tutorial, neither parts of it.
Your files will be available to download once payment is confirmed.
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
FAIR USAGE POLICY:
1) Copying, selling or sharing my pattern is not permitted.
2) Teaching my pattern is not permitted unless you have my permission. Please convo me to request my permission.
3) I allow selling the finished product as a limited edition with credit given to WireArtTutorials for the design.