TUTORIAL: Mosaic Bead Pendant (Wire-Wrapped Pendant Instructions)

by GayleBird

These simple, free-flowing pendants can pack a big punch!

****NOTE: This is a Set of Instructions ONLY - the materials and finished product are NOT included in this listing. Your digital files will be sent to your registered Zibbet e-mail within 24 hours of payment.****

Depending on colour choice you can create a subtle, airy piece, or a highly saturated statement pendant. You can also create different frame shapes for a wildly varying look as shown.

These pendants are quickly made and I've done several sets as bridesmaid's jewelry. It's easy to make matching but different pieces with this method.

My tutorials are thorough, thoughtfully-explained, packed with photos, and written with 12 years of instructing experience.

Whether you're making these for gifts or for sale, they're sure to please!

****List of Tools and Materials****
glass beads in various sizes and any colourway at 2mm-8mm
glass beads in various sizes and any colourway at 2mm-8mm
flush cutters
chain nose OR bent chain nose pliers
round nose OR bailmaking pliers

MY EXPERIENCE
Jewellery Tutorials are a perfect fit for me, which means my tutorials are perfect for you. Here's why:

* I'm a self-taught wire artist, since 1998, so I know what it's like to struggle with a new technique or to work without special tools, and you'll find workarounds in my tutorials. You'll also find many of my techniques are different from the usual since nobody was teaching when I was learning and I had to invent something new every time I was solving a problem!

* My day job is to write course curriculum for online, adult learners, and I'm good at it. So you'll find my tutorials have clear, concise, accurate instructions with photos for every step - even partial steps. I know how to teach you no matter how you learn best! Plus, I make jewellery to sell - and I sell a lot of it - so many of my techniques are designed to efficiently put into production, leading to tutorial stages which you can easily follow.

* I am also a graphic designer, so you'll find a consistent, readable layout on every page, photos that draw your focus to the relevant step, and constant clues to keep your place - even if you forget to staple and the whole thing falls apart!

Look for a unique wire style, lots of color, asymmetry, irregular gemstones, inexpensive non-tarnish wire, some steampunk elements, and even some polymer clay.

You keep reading, and I'll keep looking for exciting new ways to help you make jewellery!

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