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How to Make a Pendant or Earrings Using Briolette Beads

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You will need the following materials and tools:

  • Cutting Pliers
  • Flat-Nose Pliers
  • Round-Nose Pliers
  • Needle-Nose Pliers

Step 1: Thread wire through briolette hole (Note: More wire than necessary has been used for imaging purposes, you will need approx. 1/4" to 1/2" wire depending on size of briolette)

Step 2: Bend wire so that both ends cross over briolette tip

Step 3: Bend long end of wire into loop using Round Nose Pliers

Step 4: Hold loop with Flat Nose Pliers and wrap long end of wire around other wire 3 times

Step 5: Cut excess wire using Cutting Pliers and tuck remaining wire in using Needle Nose Pliers

Step 6: Wrap other wire around 3 times using Needle Nose Pliers

Step 7: Cut wire using Cutting Pliers and tuck remaining wire using Needle Nose Pliers

Step 8: Add Bail or Earwire to complete your piece!

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