Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters »
InstructionsS-links are simple to make with round nose pliers. I used Aga Kruk's instructions for wire wrapped loops.
I made the beaded units first and laid them out on my beading mat. Then I made the s-links and joined the bead clusters.
The clasp is a simple s-shaped claps also made with round nose pliers. I gently hammered each link with my chasing hammer on my steel bench block ...
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Type of item: Accessory
This necklace features wire wrapped loops holding trios of beads - in this case, 6 mm red garnet beads surrounded by champagne quartz crystals, and 8 mm green jade surrounded by 5 mm pearls - joined with simple s-shaped wire links. The center stone is a larger faceted red quartz. I used 18 gauge silver filled wire to make the links and the clasp and 22 gauge for the wire wrapped loops. Tools used: round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, crimpers, flush cutters, chasing hammer, bench block, file.Is this your project? Tell us more!