Hyacinth House: Woven Donut Wrap

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Hyacinth House: Woven Donut Wrap Pattern

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Jewelry: Hyacinth House: Woven Donut Wrap
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Jewelry

Type:

Pendant

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Weaving with wire (free tutorial available. see description for link)
  • Make beaded Dangles (free tutorial available. See description for details)

Pattern Description:

In this lesson I will teach you how to make a unique and extremely versatile woven wrap for a donut bead. The instructions show a very basic version of the pendant, however there is no end to the ways to alter this design.

Step by step images and instructions in this lesson are for the base design only (the turquoise, copper and coral pendant shown above). This version of this lesson also gives tips for making the variations shown in the other photos.

Free tutorials on Basic Weaving Techniques for wire jewelry and instructions for making beaded dangles are available on my web-site, http://www.gailavira.com/tutorials. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find these free tutorials and others.

Materials:

  • 8 feet 28g (2.5 meters) round dead soft wire
  • 28 inches (71cm) 20g round dead soft or half hard wire
  • 1 45mm Donut Bead
  • 3 bead dangles (see description)

You Will Also Need:

  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Ruler
  • Marker
  • 4mm Mandrel or Stepped Round Nose Pliers (if not available you can find other objects such as a pen, crochet hook, paintbrush handle or a screw driver shaft that will work instead)

About Designer

About Designer

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*Always accepting tutorial requests! If you see a project of mine that I do not have a tutorial for (and it isn't based on someone else' work) just leave a comment to let me know you would like a tutorial for it. :)


My name is Donna. I've been making "stuff" for as long as I can remember. I began making and selling beadwork at pow wows when I was a teenager, but had to give it up when my ...

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