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You know that special focal bead you've been stashing forever, just waiting for the right design to use it? (I know, I have several of them!).
This tutorial shows how to enhance a beautiful focal bead with a wire wrapped bail that is more than just a wrapped loop. Try this very pretty woven bail, which uses the popular ladder stitch.
Format: Downloadable PDF Document
Tools and Materials:
20-gauge round soft wire, measuring 15 inches long
One focal bead with wide hole measuring 1 to 1.5 inches high
3.5 feet 28ga soft round wire
6 2mm or 3mm silver beads
Flush wire cutter
Round nose pliers
Pencil or round dowel
Sharpie pen (permanent marker)
Flat nose pliers
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