Wire Wrapped Cabochons

Level 0: No previous experience required

Students will learn: How to bind wire bundles to create a frame to hold an undrilled, flat-backed stone. A variety of bail-making and embellishment techniques will be demonstrated.

What Will I Actually Make in Class? Students will complete one wire-wrapped pendant.

Supply List:

  • ~30x40mm cabochon
  • 21ga – 18ga square wire
  • 21ga – 18ga half-round wire
  • assorted small beads for embellishment (optional)

Other Things You’ll Need That You Can Borrow During Class:

  • Wire cutters
  • Flat-nose pliers
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Chain-nose pliers
  • Bail-making pliers and assorted mandrels
  • painters tape