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I've been tweaking found objects for as long as I can remember. I remember once when I was six I made a pretty necklace out of knotted grass and flowers. I spent what felt like days on it. I also ...

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Wire Wrapped Rosary

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Wire Wrapped Rosary
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Wire Wrapped Rosary Rosary Cross
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Wire Wrapped Rosary Detail Example 3

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire handling. If you have ever played around with weaving or twining, you'll be able to get this.

Pattern Description:

Wire Wrapped Rosary Cross Tutorial. This tutorial will teach you how to make all of the rosary components, the chain, the large beads, the three dirrectional bead and the cross.

The tutorial is 26 pages long, covers 5 sections in 73 fully illustrated, easy to follow steps. This tutorial is recomended for the advanced beginer.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The necklace chain will be approx 27.5 inches. There is not a clasp as is the nature of the rosary. The dangle, and the cross section will hang another 6-7 inches.


  • Materials: Approx. 150 inches of 20g wire. Approx. 180 inches of 26g wire. 57 3-4mm beads and 8 6mm beads(be sure the holes are large enough to accomidate the 20g wire) Tools: Wire cutters, round nose pliers, needle nose pliers and a ruler. Optional - Flat nylon jaw pliers to straighten your wire.

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