This sophisticated bracelet is crocheted using 26 gauge permanently colored copper wire, and it's accented with two different kinds of beads -- rose-colored cat-eye chips plus glass seed beads. The simple chain stitch is the only crochet stitch you need to know to make this design.
You can get this free pattern right here on the crochet.about.com website; the pattern design is by Amy Solovay.
This bracelet is crocheted using wire, red coral beads, and glass seed beads. The free pattern is by Amy Solovay.
This cuff-style bracelet is accented with beads, but it's really the wire crochet technique that catches your eye in the design. I mention "Christmas" in the name I gave it only because of the red and green colors used; feel free to use other wire colors and / or beads for a different look.
There are several different ways you could wear this gorgeous flower pendant. You could put it on a simple chain, or you could make it the focal point of a fancier necklace. I made mine into a beaded necklace with tiny seed beads and very thin wire, only 34 gauge.
Wire crochet differentiates this freshwater pearl necklace from the plainer classic style pearl necklaces you see around. The wire adds visual interest; it looks intricate yet simple. This style is classic too, and you'll be able to wear your creation for years to come.
Bold color steals the show in this beautiful wire crochet design featuring jasper stone beads.
Glass beads are the focal point of this shimmery, shiny necklace -- but wire crochet is holding it all together "behind the scenes."
Bead chips are particularly attractive when paired with wire crochet. This design features a handmade dichroic glass pendant at the center of it all for maximum eye appeal.
This bead and wire necklace has an intricate, lacy look.
Here's yet another interesting way that wire and glass can be combined to create a lovely necklace. For me, these colors bring back childhood memories of pink and blue cotton candy at the fair.