Cute Beaded Wire Heart Charms

Originally posted as Cute Beaded Wire Heart Charms by Sandy. Make the simplest of these wire hearts in under 10 minutes, plus learn wire working techniques you can apply to any wire and bead project. For more posts like this, please check out Keepsake Crafts .

Oct 18, 2023 - 14:03
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Cute Beaded Wire Heart Charms

Originally posted as Cute Beaded Wire Heart Charms by Sandy.

One thing I love about wire working is that you can make a beautiful piece with just a few inches of wire.

If you love sparkle, it’s easy to wire on beads and crystals.

In this video:
  • How to choose the right wire for your project
  • Steps for shaping graceful curves and loops for your heart charm
  • Hammering techniques to harden and add dimension to your piece
  • How to wire on beads, crystals or pearl accents
  • Two different ways to finish the bottom of your heart
  • A way to wire wrap small dangles at the bottom of your heart
  • How to form spirals and squiggles to fill the interior of your charm
  • Steps for wiring your filler pieces onto the hearts

Need more info about working with wire? Here are some helpful videos:

Tools & Materials:

Notes about wire:

  • If you want to add a patina to your wire work, do NOT buy wire that has a coating or says non-tarnish.
  • You can purchase wire from Amazon, but for the silver filled you’ll likely get better prices from RioGrande.com or FireMountainGems.com

Beads used:

https://youtu.be/SjquXV2btDo

Watch the Cute Beaded Wire Heart Charms video on YouTube.

For more posts like this, please check out Keepsake Crafts .

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