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How to Make a Wrapped Loop

A Secure Loop for Jewelry Designs
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueWire-Working
Time1-3 hours
With this tutorial you'll learn how to create wrapped loops.
  • Instructions
  • Supplies

The wrapped loop is a staple of wire working. It is useful to finish earrings, make links for a chain, or dangle a pendant from a necklace. In this example we will demonstrate how to make a link for a bracelet like the Swarovski Bracelet with Sterling Silver Cross found in our ideas section. To make a wrapped loop you will need wire cutters, round nose pliers and chain nose pliers.

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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!
Sterling Silver Wire Round 24 Gauge Half Hard - Approx. 1 troy oz (48ft)
Code SSWR24HH1
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 24 Gauge Wire Type Half-Hard Sold in Coils Place Of Origin USA
1
$41.99
$37.76
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1
$7.49
$6.70
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1
$7.49
$6.71
2-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code SS-HP22
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 22 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.49
$0.43
10 $0.42 $0.37
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