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
  • beads of your choosing.

 


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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