Definition of WIRE WRAPPING
the art of securing cabochons and cut gems, by wrapping and twisting precious metal wire with no soldering or heating of the wire, into jewelry. Wire wrapping is one of the oldest techniques for making jewelry by hand.
In this class, students (membership in MGMS is required) will learn basic wire wrapping techniques to assemble a cross, a bracelet, a pendant, and, if time allows, a student choice project . Best types of wire to use and tools needed will also be covered. All materials and tools needed for class are supplied by MGMS and included in class fee of $75.00.
Students are welcome and encouraged to bring and use cabochons made in their Lapidary class for their wire wrapping projects.