Azurite [Cu 3 (CO 3 ) 2 (OH) 2 ] is a copper carbonate mineral. It owes its name to its beautiful azure-blue color,which makes it a very popular and well-known mineral. It usually occurs with green Malachite, whichmay form green stains or specks on Azurite crystals or aggregates. The two minerals sometimes occuradmixed or […]

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Amazonite

A variety of Microcline that is a member of the Feldspar mineral group. Amazonite is a potassium aluminum silicate mineral. Its color is usually blue, green, or bluish-green. Amazonite often has white lines or alternating streaks mixed in and can have uneven color distribution. The imperfections in color are often caused by inclusions of white […]

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tourmaline boron silicate minerals

Tourmaline is a birthstone for October, along with opal. “Tourmaline” is the name of a large group of boron silicate minerals. These minerals share a common crystal structure (Trigonal) and similar physical properties but vary tremendously in chemical composition. They share the elements silicon, aluminum, and boron, but contain a complex mixture of other elements […]

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Hey friends! I’m hoping my video series will inspire you to learn this wonderful artform! Stay tuned and please subscribe for more wire wrapping tutorials, articles, techniques, and inspirations! Please leave me a comment, questions, suggestions of what you’d like to see in the way of wire wrapping techniques or tutorial videos! Thanks for being here, enjoy your wire!

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In this tutorial, you will create a shaped and hammered pendant frame for two stones. You will add decorative wire ‘pressure pins’ onto the frame while locking in your stones. This is a very basic tutorial, showing the step by step process to create this style of wire wrap. You can add more decorative wires as you create and style your own Sacred Heart Pendant. This is a great tutorial for learning the basics of beginning symmetry in wirework. Certainly, wraps get more complicated and much more precise but this is a wonderful, stress-free wrap to get you started. It’s a beautiful pendant pattern for all skill levels. I hope you enjoy this beautiful pendant design for your heart shaped stones!!

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