Sorry for the misfires on this post. I was a little too holiday drunk to get it together so…bonus double post today!
Continuing with our wire theme from last Friday Craft, wire-wrapped and/or accented pendants!
craft wire (20 gauge) | 1 large focal bead (accent beads optional) | cord and clasp | chain nose pliers | round nose pliers
I like to cut about 12-16 inches of wire to make sure I’ve got enough to play with. Some work right from the coil to avoid waste. I’m not that good, yet. 😉
Start by making a wrapped loop in one end of your wire. I like to make mine on the large side so a clasp can fit through it, in case my giftee wants to change the cord/chain. Or you can use large jump rings like the pendant below.
This is where the adventure starts. Put your bead on the wire and wrap away! In the first example I just wrapped until I ran out of wire. I tried to end up with the short end near the top or bottom so I could hide the tail end.