Glass beads come in such an array of beautiful colours that I decided to make a feature of them and create my own rainbow.
A wire choker is great for wiring beads on, as it is so rigid.
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Manipulating the wire around this loop, gently bend the wire to form a loose spiral. This is probably easier to do with your fingers rather than using pliers. Continue to spiral the wire so that it goes around the central loop at least twice. When you are happy with the shape, bend the wire away from the spiral at an angle of 90 degrees using your flat-nose pliers. This should leave you with a length of at least 2in (5cm) of wire in preparation for step 3.
Cut a 12-in (30cm) length of 22-gauge (0.6mm) wire and lay one end against the thicker wire, just below the eye loop that you made in step 3. Start to wrap the remaining 16-gauge (1.2mm wire) around the thinner wire and itself, so that you are trapping the thin wire underneath. When you reach the start of the curve of your spiral, cut away the excess 16-gauge (1.2mm) wire and the excess 22-gauge (0.6mm) wire that is sticking out at the top of the eye loop.
Add a glass bead and wrap the thin wire twice around the choker to the right-hand side of the pendant. Repeat this process until you have added ten glass beads. When you have added the last bead, wrap the remaining thin wire several times around the wire choker to secure itself and cut off any excess.