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On Dragons Wings Part 1

On Dragons Wings Part 1


20 pages, 68 pics

This is our Dragons Wings Tutorial. 

This an advanced tutorial.

Need wire? Check the wire page. 

This is the base design to build my award winning dragon. You will end up with a beautiful unisex pendant that, with a few tweaks later on, will start you on the path to my dragon with the removable wings. The pendant shown in the pics is the pendant you'll be making.

Want the full tutorial to make the dragon? Check out the Dragons Tutorial book or you can purchase it as a full kit.

  • Terms Of Use

    By aquiring this document the purchaser agrees that under no circumstances will they use 

    any design they learn, whether taught in a class or from an I D Jewelry and Design publication, in part or whole, for the purposes of re-sale or their own tuition to others.

    The purchaser of this document also agrees that the designs they are taught are the intellectual 

    property of I. D. Jewelry and Design and may not be reproduced without explicit written confirmation

    by I. D. Jewelry and Design that they may do so.


  • Supplies Needed

    • 18g round wire - 12-14" or 30-35cm
    • Round cabochon - 1" - 1 1/4"  or 25mm - 30mm x 5mm high
    • 22g or 20g wire - 5 pcs - or 11-13" long or 27.5-32.5cm
    • 26g or 28g wire - 25' or 750cm (in 28g wire, you'll use less if you use 26g)
    • 20g square wire -  4 pcs - 11 1/2" long or 28 1/2 cm  PLUS 2 pcs. - 3 1/2" or 9cm(check instructions if your cab is higher or lower then the cab I'm using for this tutorial)
    • 20g half round wire - 7' or 210 cm
    • Gemstone beads - 4-6mm (optional)
    • Smooth flat pliers 
    • Mandrels assorted sizes for bail
    • Permanent marker
    • Files
    • Ruler
    • Hammer
    • Anvil or another side of a hammer
    • Low tac tape (green painters tape)
    • Liver of sulphur (optional)
  • 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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