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Free Flowing Pendant

Free Flowing Pendant


7 pages, 33 pics

This is a fun intermediate project.You'll learn how to hammer the ends of larger gauge wire to make paddles. You'll also learn how to tension set cabochons and how to add a spot to have a bead dangle from the bottom. It's all about planning ahead

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  • Supplies Needed

    1 - 1 1/4" x 7/8" oval cabochon (approx. or teardrop shape)

    4mm bicone Swarovski beads & 6mm bicone Swarovski beads 2mm, 3mm, 4mm copper beads
    1 - 10" piece 20 gauge SQUARE wire
    2 - 10" pieces of 18 gauge round wire
    2 - 11" pieces of 20 gauge round wire
    2 - 11" pieces of 22 gauge round wire
    12' - 26 or 15' - 28 gauge wire (I used 28g)

    Finished chain 

  • Tools Needed

    You may only need some of these items but it's good to have a weaving kit including these items:

    Round & flat smooth jaw pliers

    Round nosed pliers
    8mm & 6mm mandrel
    Bench block or small anvil
    Permanent marker & Ruler
    Needle file
    Needle tool - beading awl
    Wire cutters
    Liver of Sulphur (optional)
    0000 steel wool & small wire brush & polishing cloth 

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