Skeleton Leaf pendant

from Abby Hook

Skeleton Leaf pendant Pattern


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Jewelry: Skeleton Leaf pendant
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

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

Pattern Description:

This design is inspired by those delicate remains of leaves from the previous year that you find in your flower beds in the spring.

In this lesson, I teach you a technique which captures the tapered central and horizontal veins as well as a method to create the subtle criss cross pattern. this tutorial covers several versatile techniques, including:

Creating a tapered line in wire
Birds nest setting for beads

Level: Advanced
Page count: 19
Number of Steps: 23

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished pendant is 1 3/4" tall including the bail and 7/8" at it's widest point.


  • 8" 18 gauge soft or half hard round wire
  • 60" 24 gauge soft round wire
  • 100" 28 gauge soft or half hard round wire
  • 5 x 4mm round beads

You Will Also Need:

  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Nylon jaw pliers
  • Pin/Needle
  • Ring mandrel
  • 3mm mandrel (knotting needle, wooden dowel, pen or similar)
  • Tape measure/ruler

About Designer

About Designer

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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 see today.

I have always loved working with semi precious stones and wire, for many years I have experimented with different ways of combining the two. The jewellery on these pages have been ...

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