Metal wire is the main element of this craft is being selected and taken.
The metal wire is being inserted inside the colored hollow plastic wire
The wire is bent where it is necessary.
Then the twisted spiral looks symmetrical.
The carrier of the cycle is being made.
The connecting rod between the back wheel and the seat of the cycle is made.
Desired colored plastic wire is included/inserted on to the metal wire for the seat area.
The handle of the cycle is made with the same metal wire.
The front wheel of the cycle is made.
On the same single metal wire the colored hollow plastic wires are put multiple times wherever it is needed.
Then when the design is completed finally the wire is been cut from the wire bundle.
The output of this product turned to be a beautiful multi-colored cycle at the end.
India is well recognized throughout the world for its handcrafted items. One such craft known as the single wire craft is practiced in parts of Gujarat involving a very few families in this craft. A model created with wires has an exuberant potential about its durability. They are beautifully crafted into various models including cycles, cars, key chains, dining table and many other items. Wire craft was an ancient craft which mostly involved in making jewellery of different kinds and with time it developed and created items made of wires.
A skilled artist who has experience in handling metal wires can prepare single Wire craft. The first process is to select a model and decide its size. As per the difficulty in the model a suitable wire is selected to shape it into the model. The craftsman selects a bicycle as his model and prefers galvanized wires to create the shape. Before selecting the galvanized wire and the coloured hollow plastic wires the size of the model is calculated because if the model is small one should buy 28 gauge galvanized wire and 26 gauge hollow plastic wires.