Got leftover beads?
If you are the fidgety type, then make this one for yourself using your leftover beads: you can roll those beads around and around endlessly. Learn how to create a pendant resembling an abacus: add different colored beads for an explosion of color.
This pendant uses a single shaped armature, to which beads are attached using a very simple method. The result is a very contemporary and modern design, which can also be adapted for men with the appropriate colors.
Intermediate Level: some experience with wire-wrapping required
Format: Downloadable PDF Document
Tools and Materials:
• 1-foot 18ga or 16ga wire (dead soft or half-hard) • 4 to 5-feet 26ga or 28-ga wire (dead soft) • 20 8mm or 9mm colorful rondelle or round beads • Flat nose pliers • Flush wire cutter • Mallet • Masking tape (or painters tape) • Dowel or thick knitting needle • Thin knitting needle or dowel
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