How to Make a Wire Link Chain Bracelet

by Cindy on July 25, 2014

Looking for a new project this summer?  Learning to make your own handmade wire chain is a great foundation for jewelry designers.  Only a handful of tools are needed and there’s no need to solder, making this a great project to work on whenever time allows.   I like to wear my handmade wire chains in a mismatched group of bracelets.  

Wire link chain bracelet tutorial by Cindy Wimmer

Please visit my recent post on the Craftsy blog for a step-by-step photo tutorial.  You can change the link shape and change the type of metals used – you’ll see it’s easy to customize this wire link.  That’s what I love about wire:  it is incredibly versatile!

Wire link chain by Cindy Wimmer

Wire chain bracelet by Cindy Wimmer

 

You’ll find the wire chain bracelet tutorial right here on Craftsy.

Thanks for visiting!

- Cindy xoxo

Cindy Wimmer

Cindy Wimmer is a jewelry designer with a passion for combining vintage elements with modern wire design.  She is the co-founder of artBLISS, hosting jewelry and mixed media workshops in the DC area. Her first jewelry design book, The Missing Link, was recently released last Fall.

 

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Shealia July 26, 2014 at 5:35 am

I have to say, you’re a genius, I love your design.
I will DIY oneself.

Cynthia July 26, 2014 at 8:49 am

I love this chain Cindy! I saw Patti doing this over on her blog as well …. really lovely!

Stephanie July 26, 2014 at 12:22 pm

Oooooh, I love the look of that. Clever design!

Cindy Cima Edwards July 26, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Love! Off to check out the tutorial!

Elizabeth July 26, 2014 at 6:25 pm

Beautiful!!!!! Love it! I really do need to open up my tumbler and start using it. :)

Kathleen Lange Klik July 27, 2014 at 4:39 pm

What a gorgeous and unique handcrafted chain! Thanks for the link to your tutorial, I plan to try it out as soon as time permits. Liam is very mobile these days so that may be later than sooner! ;)

Kerry July 28, 2014 at 8:34 am

Oh indeed that is a YUMMY link design. I love making handmade chain!!

Lynda July 29, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Yes, I love tutorial ideas that give options and are versatile. This is fantastic! The silver wire detail really make this link a standout.

sharon August 7, 2014 at 1:31 am

Great design and tutorial Cindy! I love wirework…your bracelet is gorgeous, I’ll have to try it for sure!

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