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How to Make a Wire Spiral

Curl Wire for Embellishments
designed by Artbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
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.


Code: ABT-20120830-01

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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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!

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