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.
- ~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