Many, many years ago I ran across this little technique buried in the back of a craft magazine. I thought it was a wonderful technique, and thought it deserved more attention. I looked thoroughly to see if there was an author (stealing other's work is bad Karma), and couldn't find one. I also have never seen it shown again - so I created this short little tutorial to keep this technique alive. - I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. This is a fun little project that takes only 5, 10 minutes at the most, and you have a wonderful pendant ready to go....
BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY : Basic familiarity with tools and wire. This is a fun little project that takes only 5, 10 minutes at the most, and you have a wonderful pendant ready to go....
Materials: An awesome focal bead you've been dying to use.
Accent beads of your choice.
A length of heavy gauge 1/2 round wire twice the length of your focal and accent beads, plus 2".
Use the heaviest wire that will fit through your beads when it's doubled. Round and square will also work in a pinch.
Tools: wire mandrel, large round nose pliers or something similar, flush cutters
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions at all!!!
wrap happy, Bobbi
PLEASE respect ownership of intellectual property, and DO NOT post the actual tutorial in forums, blogs and message boards; or share this tutorial in any form.
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