Wrap Rings, also called twist rings,
are fun to make
and VERY popular.
We'll go through a small tutorial
and in no time you'll be cranking - out piles
of these fun jewelry pieces.
***Note: if you're going to add a metal stamped design,
do this before wrapping the ring.
The Tools You Will Need
1) A Ring Mandrel
2) An Aluminum Wrapping Ring Blank
(You can get these at Gottagettadeal on Etsy Click Here)
3) Wubbers Loop Bending Pliers
Start by placing the ring blank at an angle
on the barrel of the pliers.
Pinch the very end of the ring blank.
Continue to hold the pliers closed and bend
the ring blank around the barrel.
Flip the ring blank and bend the other end.
Place the ring blank back on the mandrel
with one end at an angle
and continue wrapping
until the entire blank is in a
You may need to pinch the ends
and pull the wrap in a little tighter
at the ends to make sure
the entire ring is in alignment.
You don't want any ends sticking out.
This could snag on clothing.
Place the wrapped ring blank on a mandrel.
Check the size.
If the size is not large enough,
then with some pressure,
pull the blank down toward the larger sizes.
The radius of the ring will begin to expand.
You will need to go slightly past the size you want
because the ring with spring back a bit
when you take it off the mandrel.
You just did it!
You made your very own wrap ring!
This technique will also work well
with thick wire with multiple wraps.
Feel free to contact me with any questions.
I'm always happy to help!!!
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