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Gabrielle

Beaded Wire-Wrapped Pendant with Blue Silk Necklace
designed by Cheri Carlson
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueWire-Working
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size34 Inches

I pulled the turquoise and vintage bronze colors from the Czech glass beads to create this wire-wrapped necklace.

Cheri's Signature

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Amazing texture fills this necklace! Twisted wire creates the frame for this custom pendant, while Czech glass beads give it color. Silk ribbon and wrapped wire keep the unique textures going. Discover other ideas for using twisted wire in your designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Czech Glass 3x5mm Transparent Turquoise with Copper Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand by Raven's Journey
Code BEADS-2026
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Hole Size 1.0mm Strand Length Approx 4" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic More Measurements Diameter 5mm, Length 3mm
1 $4.12
3 $3.70
Artbeads Designer Wire - Vintage Bronze Non-Tarnish 18 Gauge (21 ft. spool)
Code ADW0003
Material Colored Copper Brand Artbeads Thickness 18 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
Artbeads Designer Wire - Vintage Bronze Non-Tarnish 24 Gauge (60 ft. spool)
Code ADW0040
Material Colored Copper Brand Artbeads Thickness 24 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
TierraCast 2-Inch 20 Gauge Brass Oxide Pewter Head Pin
Code BRO-0028
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Thickness 20 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.11
50 $0.09
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Light Turquoise (32-36 Inches)
Code RBSILK-LTTURQ
Material Silk Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin USA
1 $8.79
3 $8.01
Beadalon Multi-Strand Wire Twister
Code TOOL-168
Brand Beadalon
1 $7.99
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code TOOL-131
1 $10.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Cobra Coiler Wire Tool
Code TOOL-0215
Place Of Origin USA
1 $39.89
Nylon Jaw Pliers
Code TOOL-105
1 $16.19
Wubbers Small Bail Making Pliers
Code TOOL-0068
Brand Wubbers Sold Individually
1 $21.99
Wubbers Medium Bail Making Pliers
Code TOOL-0067
Brand Wubbers Sold Individually
1 $24.99
Wubbers Large Bail Making Pliers
Code TOOL-0064
Brand Wubbers Sold Individually
1 $24.99
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-133
1 $9.49
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