When you think of flower brooches, you probably imagine those dusty, ancient things your grandmother used to wear on her wool cardigan. But brooches can be uber cool - and even street chic - when done in a vintage/Steampunk style.
Check out this video to learn how to craft a rose brooch with lovely brass-hued wire.
In this video, B'sue demonstrates her technique for using 24 ga and 20 ga copper binding wire to connect beads and flower findings to filigree, which is actually a prelude to making cagework beaded jewelry. She will also string flower findings on wire as well as bind them, thereby making a vintage style wired brooch. You will also learn how to use a crimping pliers in this video as and do a very loose, basic wire wrap.