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Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip


I like the hooks and other plain clasp designs, but I am looking for something a bit more ornate. Any ideas?

-Julie in Salem, Oregon


Julie, that’s a great question – here’s a video tip from Albina Manning, the instructor of the Coiling and Weaving DVD Series, to give you an answer.

Albina Manning Teaches a Fancy Split Ring

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You will need:

  • 2 1/2″ of 18-gauge round dead soft wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Bench block
  • Chasing hammer
  • 3-step Round Pliers
  • Round Nose Pliers

Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong

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