Beaded Bail

from Eni Oken

Beaded Bail Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire wrapping skills

Pattern Description:

A beautiful beaded bail is one of the most best things you can do to enhance any type of pendant. This tutorial shows how to create a beaded woven bail for a 'bell' type bead, that is, one with an open flared bottom.

Number of steps: 28
Page count: 13

Copyright 2006 Eni Oken


  • 20-gauge round soft wire measuring 8 inches long
  • 20-gauge round soft wire measuring 6 inches long
  • One 'bell' type bead with wide hole measuring 1.5 to 2 inches high
  • 3 feet 28ga soft round wire
  • 10 to 12 small 2mm beads
  • 10 to 15 various beads measuring between 3 to 8mm

You Will Also Need:

  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Flush wire cutter
  • Ruler
  • Pen or bail pliers

About Designer

About Designer

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by Eni Oken
Los Angeles
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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.

Originally from Brazil, Eni was trained as an architect; however most of her artistic skills are self-taught. Eni is a dedicated art and jewelry instructor, teaching via tutorials and online ...

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