Have fun and get creative with our natural brass Creative Hoops! Betsy designed this beautiful necklace, bracelet & earring set all showcasing the Creative Hoop in different, unique & creative ways. . .
Flatten, texture, bend, twist & twirl to handcraft your own pendant and focal pieces!
1. Creative Hoop
2. Pinch the hoop to create an hourglass shape.
3. Twist the bottom half with your fingers and create a figure-eight shape.
4. Hold the top together and flip the bottom of the figure-eight up. Use your hands to manipulate the hoop to the desired shape.
5. Hammer the finished shape with an 8 oz ball pein hammer.
6. Bring ends together and secure with a messy coiled wrap using 22g Arte Metal Wire.
* Add beads and/or a patina’d altered blank to accentuate your design!
Share your interpretation of “Morning Mist” with us in our March Design Challenge. We have EXTENDED our deadline to Wednesday, March 6 by noon (CST). Voting will be open from March 7 – midnight March 11, with the challenge winner & editor’s pick posted on Tuesday, March 12. Click HERE for Design Challenge Rules.