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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

Capped Bead PDF Tutorial

Capped Bead PDF Tutorial

Enhance any Flat bead with an Ethnic-looking Wire cap. Beautiful earrings in a second!

This really pretty woven cap can be achieved in a second once you get the hang of it. Never again you'll need to wonder what to do for those last minute gifts.

What people said about this tutorial:

LUV this Tutorial! I have this tute! Eni, thanks for all of the beautiful & affordable tutorials that you have shared over the years with the many folks wishing to learn this fine art! Thanks! Posted via JewelryLessons.com

More information:

Intermediate Level: requires some basic experience with wire wrapping

4 pages - 9 detailed steps
Materials needed:

 

  • 5 feet of 26ga round soft wire
  • 1 flat oval or round bead measuring 3/4" wide or larger

 

Tools needed:
  • Flush wire cutter
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Thick scrap wire or paper clip

 

 

 

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