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How to Make a Wire Spiral

Curl Wire for Embellishments
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueWire-Working
Time1-3 hours
This tutorial will teach you how to create wire spirals to add to your designs as embellishments or create pendants out of beads.
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Wire work is simple once you know a few basics. The wire spiral is great for turning large beads into pendants, or embellishing the base of an earring. You can use this technique for a variety of things in your designs.

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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 22 Gauge Half Hard - Approx. 1 troy oz (30ft)
Code SSWR22HH1
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 22 Gauge Wire Type Half-Hard Sold in Coils Place Of Origin USA
1 $41.99
German Side Cutter
Code TOOL-503
Place Of Origin Germany
1 $26.99
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
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