Category Archives: Wire

Leftover Pendant

Leftover Bead Pendant
Leftover Bead Pendant

Assorted “leftover” beads: 1-2 focal size, crystals, pearls, 8/0 and 6/0 seed beads, gemstones, etc. Cordinating colours, about a handful.
16, 18, or 20 ga wire
22, 24, or 26 ga wire

Tools:
Chain nose pliers
Wire cutter
Optional: hammer and anvil, wire twister

Cost: $25.00

Instructor: Lo Hammerly

Level: Beginner

Fast Findings

Fast Findings
Fast Findings

Materials:
Wire 20ga or 21ga round
Hammer and anvil
Small round beads
Round pliers
Chain pliers
Step dowel pliers (optional)

Instructor: Lo

Level: Beginner

Cost: $15.00

In this one hour introduction to wire working students will learn how to make basic wire findings with the use of various pliers and tools to shape the wire.

Fancy Bowtie Bangle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Materials:
Practice wire in 20 or 21 gauge
For project:
20 or 21 gauge square wire in metal of choice, approx. 5 feet
20 or 21 gauge half round wire in metal of choice, approx. 5 feet
3mm or 4mm round metal beads, for accent, smaller beads are easier

Tools:
Classroom tools will be available for use, students may bring any of the following to class.  Please mark individual tools to distinguish from classroom supply.
Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Flat nose pliers
Nylon jaw pliers
Wire cutters
Pin vise
Narrow masking tape
Sharpie marker