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I'm Eni Oken, artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I've explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Beaded Cage Bead PDF

Beaded Cage Bead PDF

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beadedcage

Ran out of Bali Beads? Enhance any a round bead by adding a beaded cage around it!

EU Residents: get it at my Etsy Shop

This pretty effect can easily enhance any round bead to create a detailed "Bali bead" effect.

More information:

Beginner Level: requires very little experience with wire wrapping

3 pages - 7 detailed steps

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beadedcage06

Materials:

  • 1 ¾” round bead with large holes 4” 22 or 24 ga soft
  • round wire
  • 2.5 feet of 26 or 28ga round wire
  • Approx. 100 tiny seed beads
  • Approx. 60 2mm beads of various colors

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8 Classic Wire Weaves PDF Tutorial

8 Classic Wire Weaves PDF Tutorial