Beaded Bail PDF Tutorial


How do you enhance a flower pendant? Just add a beaded bail! A beautiful beaded bail is one of the most best things you can do to enhance any type of pendant. This tutorial shows how to create a beaded woven bail for a 'bell' type bead, that is, one with an open flared bottom.

"A super useful trick to know, when you have a bead to enhance"

Materials required:
  • 20-gauge round soft wire measuring 8 inches long
  • 20-gauge round soft wire measuring 6 inches long
  • One ‘bell’ type bead with wide hole measuring 1.5 to 2 inches high
  • 3 feet 28ga soft round wire
  • 10 to 12 small 2mm beads
  • 10 to 15 various beads measuring between 3 to 8mm
Tools required:
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Flush wire cutter
  • Ruler
  • Pen or bail pliers

Other info:

Easy Level

10 pages

23 detailed steps



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