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Xqdesigns is the Chief Editor behind the popular blog - www.handmade-jewelry-club.com, membership and magazine - www.diybeadingclub.com.
Xqdesigns ventured into jewelry making few years ago. Since ...

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Turquiose Filigree Pendant Tutorial E3

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Turquiose Filigree Pendant Tutorial E3
Turquiose Filigree Pendant Tutorial E3
Turquiose Filigree Pendant Tutorial E3
Turquiose Filigree Pendant Tutorial E3

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic wirework
  • open knitted loops

Pattern Description:

This tutorial is written by Emily Tan, reviewed by XQDesigns and published by diybeadingclub.com. In this tutorial, you will be learning how to create the oval frame, the knitted bezel, the coiled decoration links, attachments of the deco links to the frame, the figure "8" links & clasp. You can apply these techniques on any shape and size of cabochon or stone of your choice.

The tutorial is catered for Intermediate to Advance level or anyone who loves to learn these wirework techniques. Knowledge of basic wirework and open knitted loops are pre-requisites; nevertheless, in-depth instructions and ultra-clear, close-up photos at each step will guide you along in completing the pendant. Additionally, you can ask me questions you have on the tutorial. No more getting stuck and frustrated on a confusing or just plain inaccurate pattern.


  • 4mm beads of your choice
  • 1 pc 13 x 17cm oval bead or cabochon
  • 18g wire - to make figure "8" links/4mm jump rings
  • 20g wire - to make oval frame & filigree deco links
  • 26g wire - lace making & attaching the filigree deco
  • 28g wire - to coil the oval frame
  • Wire cutte
  • Chain nose pliers/flat nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Marker pen/Ruler
  • Jump ring mandrel
  • Metal block/Hammer (optional)

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