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Wire Woven Brooch

This project in an introductory class on wire weaving where we will make a brooch or hair piece and incorporate several wire weaving and coiling techniques as well as some forging. When completed, you can decide whether to add a patina finish or leave your project with the bright copper finish.

Time: 3 hours

Cost: $30 + materials

Instructor: Cathy

Tools & Materials:
  • 26 gauge, dead soft bare copper wire (about 6')

  • 24 gauge, dead soft bare copper wire ( 3" )

  • 16 gauge dead soft bare copper wire (approx. 20")

  • 6/0 or 8/0 Czech Glass Bead or any similar small beads of choice

  • 1 8mm bead

  • 1 focal bead (flat disc type bead approx 3/4" to 1" diameter

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