PDF Tutorial - How to Make a Coiled Wire Heart Pendant

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A TOOLERRIFIC TUTORIAL - Creativity with Inexpensive Tools

This design teaches you how to make wire coils using a hand coiling tool and to make a basic wire bail. The Wire Worker is the specific example used. One of the mandrels also helps form the bail.

Important : The wire coil does not form to the exact shape of the heart crystal but instead fits by tension at some places.

This tutorial adaptable to any color scheme. It can also be used for different heart sizes or even other round shapes but there should be some thickness to the focal about ¼ inches i.e. it must not be flat. Always use soft temper wire. Always practice with inexpensive wire before attempting a design with precious metals. Please read through the directions before starting.

SKILL LEVEL - Easy/Late Beginner and up

A total of 59 photographs with many closeups are included in the PDF. File is available as an instant download once payment is made.

22G dead soft wire; copper coated wire is used in the tutorial
Ribbon and cord necklace* with adjustable length chain
Top drilled crystal heart* – no smaller than about ¾ to 1 inch in length or width, not flat but about ¼ inches thick
Headpin or ball headpin
2 6 mm crystals*

*Can be any color you wish

NB Crystal hearts or a project kit are available as supplies last. Please convo me if you are interested.

Wire Worker Set by Artistic Wire
Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Flush cutters
Nylon jawed pliers (optional)
Ruler, tape measure or calipers
String or thin cord
Marker pen
Painter’s tape/masking tape

© Pearl Blay, The Beading Gem For use by one individual only and not to be shared. Individual artisans may sell any creations made with this lesson. Any redistribution, re-sale or reproduction of the tutorial itself, in whole or in part, in ANY form including teaching others, is strictly prohibited.

The design is also available for sale in my store.

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