Metalwork: Wire Essentials (Video Download)

Learn all the essentials you need to know to make fast and fabulous wire jewelry: step by step.
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Join artist and best-selling author Denise Peck in 5 watch-and-learn lessons as she shows you step by step how to make fabulous wire jewelry from preparation to professional finishes!

Master wireworking basics as you boost your jewelry-making skills and your jewelry collection with these fun techniques in coiling, wrapping, spiraling, and more!

Enhance your skills as you learn how to:

• Get started with a tools and materials overview for wireworking simplified.

• Discover the secrets to the perfectly shaped spiral.

• Create your own jump rings, ear wires, and other findings in less than a minute.

Give your piece that extra shine with finishing how-tos.

• And more!

Learn all the essentials you need to know to make fast and fabulous wire jewelry—get started with these fun techniques today!

Table of Contents


  • Chain-nose pliers
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Flat-nose pliers
  • Flush cutters
  • Various mandrels
  • for shaping
  • Carpenter’s pencil
  • Steel bench block
  • Ball peen hammer
  • Texture hammers
  • Awl
  • Metal hole punch
  • Rawhide mallet
  • Metal files
  • Polishing cloths
  • Butane micro torch
  • Soldering block


SKU: EP2189

Author/Speaker/Editor: Denise Peck

Format: Standard Definition Video

Customer Reviews

Very educational and informative! Review by Penny Leblond Leclerc

I've been crafting with wire for some time and still managed to miss some basic info and this video covered it all! It was also well presented and laid out. I will be referring back to it often. Thanks!

(Posted on 8/15/11)