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Create unique jewelry with wire wrapped links. Using wire wrapped links you can combine beads, chain, premade links, clasps, and more to create necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Check out our Inspiration page for jewelry ideas.
Bead(s) with a center drilled hole
Wire - (we used Sterling Silver 22 gauge)
Chain Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Grasp your wire about 1 ½" down from the top with your chain nose pliers.
With your finger, push the wire to a 90° angle.
Using your round nose pliers, grasp the wire right at the bend.
Pull the wire around the round nose pliers until it is almost pointing directly down.
Reposition your pliers by opening your round nose pliers (but do not pull the pliers out of the loop) and pivot your pliers so the bottom tip is on the top.
Continue pulling the wire around the nose of the pliers until the loop is completely round.
Attach a link or chain into the loop.
To then wrap the loop, grip the loop with the chain nose pliers and grip the wire with your fingers.
Wrap the short wire around the long wire about 3 wraps.
Using the wire cutters, cut off the extra wire off as close as you can.
Tuck the remaining tip of wire with your chain nose pliers so there are no sharp pieces of wire sticking out that can snag on clothing.
Slide a bead or beads on the wire.
Using the tips of your chain nose pliers, grab the wire directly above the beads.
Wrap the wire around the base wire. Continue wrapping the wire down to the bead.
Using the wire cutters, cut off the extra wire as close as you can to the beads.