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Edinburgh Scotland

My passion for jewellery designing and making started 12 years ago with a silversmithing course and I have since embraced other techniques such as stringing, bead weaving, chain maille, resin but my ...

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Easy Coil Bead

from Martine Callaghan
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Easy Coil Bead
Easy Coil Bead Coil Bead
Easy Coil Bead Bangle coil bead
Easy Coil Bead Bracelet with coil beads
Easy Coil Bead Coil bead chain
Easy Coil Bead Double-wrapped coil bead

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Make a loop

Pattern Description:

Wire coil beads are a great way for wire-working beginners to add that handcrafted yet sophisticated look to their creations.

In this tutorial, I will show you an easy way of making beautiful, even coil beads.

Also included are instructions for making a bracelet, a bangle and a double wrapped coil bead.
15 pages
12 steps
28 photos

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2.5cm/1" coil bead


  • Materials for 1 bead: 120cm 0.4mm /50" 26 gauge wire- 15cm 0.6mm/6" 22 gauge wire - 5 cm/2" piece of 1mm/18ga
  • Tools: Cutters- Round nose pliers- Chain nose pliers -Flat nose pliers- Mandrel: 3.25mm= knitting needle 10 UK = 3US