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Aquarius Vase

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Aquarius Vase
Aquarius Vase
Aquarius Vase
Aquarius Vase

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is a very advanced tutorial, you should have a good basic knowledge and understading of wirework and be able to form loops and coil wire, however detailed instruction and step by step photos are included

Pattern Description:

Learn to make this 3D vase, which is constructed using a combination of multiple structure wires, weaving and beads. This versatile technique can be easily adapted to make any round or circular, hollow, 3D form.

The vase can simply be hung on a chain (threaded through the handles) for an elegant pendant, or you could attach a chain tassel through the point at the bottom to add movement. Alternatively you could attach beads, drops, briolettes and charms to give a gypsy twist to your necklace. Just unleash your imagination.

This is a very advanced tutorial, with 56 detailed steps over 28 pages with lots of clear colour photos, making it an easy to follow step by step guide.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • This vase measures 1 1/4" from top to bottom and 1 1/4" loop to loop.


  • 5 1/2" 18 gauge half hard round wire
  • 20 1/2" 20 gauge half hard round wire
  • 233" 28 gauge soft or half hard round wire
  • 12 3mm round beads
  • 12 4mm round beads

You Will Also Need:

  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Flush Wire cutters
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Nylon jaw pliers
  • Ring mandrel
  • Graph paper
  • Marker pen
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My Work:

Inspired as a child to make jewellery when I was bought a bead weaving loom one Christmas, my style has changed dramatically over the years, from simple strung necklaces into what you ...

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