Create Perfect Jump Rings

20160830_130238Jump rings are very essential when it comes to making jewelries. Besides they’re useful for repairing jewelries as well. Before I knew about wire jewelry crafting I had to struggle to find a jump ring in time of need but now I don’t even think about it because I can make tons in no time.

This tutorial will show you how to make jump rings by yourself within a few minutes.

You don’t need to be an expert to make jump rings. Gather all the supplies as listed below and get started!

Supplies:

  • Craft wire – 16-18 gauge wire.
  • Craft pliers – looping and cutting pliers.

Instructions:

jump ring

  1. Hold the wire from an end without cutting it from the bundle.
  2. Take the wire and make a loop with it, starting from the largest part of the looping pliers.
  3. Keep coiling the wire downwards while moving the coils upwards.
  4. Continue to coil the wire around the same part (large part) of the pliers until it is full.
  5. Cut off the coiled wire from the bundle with a cutting pliers.
  6. To make a jump ring, you will need to use a complete circle of wire. Pull out a complete wire circle as shown in the picture.
  7. Cut off that circle with the cutting pliers.
  8. You’ve made a jump ring! Similarly cut off every complete circle to make more jump rings.

They’re easy to make and turn out perfect.These jump rings are great for making jewelries. Enjoy!


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