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Basket Weave Bezel

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Basket Weave Bezel
Basket Weave Bezel
Basket Weave Bezel
Basket Weave Bezel
Basket Weave Bezel

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire wrapping skills

Pattern Description:

Wire wrappers have struggled with the eternal problem of how to wrap a bezel around a non-drilled stone. This lesson offers a solution which also solves an even trickier problem, to wrap a faceted point back stone. Although not easy to accomplish, faceted stones as small as 6mm have been successfully wrapped with this technique!

Number of steps: 36
Page count: 15

Copyright 2005 Eni Oken


  • One 15mm round un-drilled stone (coin bead, cabochon, point-back crystal or point back faceted stone)
  • 3 feet 28ga dead-soft silver wire
  • 12" 20ga soft or half hard round silver wire,
  • 3 feet 28ga dead-soft silver wire
  • 15 1mm silver or colored seed beads

You Will Also Need:

  • Masking tape
  • Ruler
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round Nose pliers
  • Ring mandrel or wooden dowel
  • Sewing pin

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About the designer

Eni is a multi-discipline artist: for the past 30 years, she has combined digital fantasy art, sculpture, jewelry, embroidery and other mixed media in whimsical and ornamental award-winning designs. ...

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