Basic Wire Wrapping



Follow these simple steps to wire wrap a bead onto a head pin.

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Head Pins 
  • Chain Nose Pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire Cutters
  • Your favorite gemstone or bead


Step 1

Bend your silver wire or head pin at a ninety degree angle about 1mm above your last bead.

Step 2

Use a round nose pliers to form a smooth loop balanced evenly right to left above the wire.

Step 3


Finish the loop by wrapping the tail of the wire around the base twice. Then, Clip the excess wire and press the tip flush with a chain nose pliers.


To watch a quick an easy video how to wire wrap click here

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