Wire Work

Wire work is design element created by the addition of fine wires on a jewelry piece. Etruscan Style jewelry often has wire work. Fusing and soldering are two ways that wire work is adhered to jewelry. The term also refers to extremely fine piercing that results in rows of fine wires.

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Etruscan Revival Granulation and Twisted Wire Work Bracelet.
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