With Vintage style products popping up everywhere this season, this cute and sparkly button ring is right on trend and is just the thing to wow your friends with. It’s so simple to make and can be made in minutes with just a few basic ingredients.
You will need:
1 metre of 1mm Craft Wire
12 x 4mm beads
1 x 2 hole button, approximately 20mm
12 x headpins in corresponding colour.
First of all take 12 4mm beads, and thread each one onto a separate headpin. Now make a wrapped loop on each of these. We have chosen to use 4mm Czech faceted beads in 2 colours for this, however any 4mm beads or crystals will do.
Now take the ring and place it onto the mandrel at the point that is approximately 2 sizes bigger than desired. Now wrap each side end of the wire around the mandrel alternately, until each side is wrapped twice, tightly.
Now with the ring still on the mandrel, tightly wrap one end of wire around the base of the button and then repeat this with the other side. Do this a couple more times until the button is secure.
Finally you will have to secure the ends of your wire in place. Do this by first taking the ring off the mandrel and then wrapping each end of the wire 3 times around the band on either side of the button, now check the ring fits, if it is too big wrap the ends round a couple more times. This will make the ring smaller. Next trim off the excess wire and you lovely ring is finished.
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