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D.I.Y wire dragonfly pendant
I've been wanting to make a dragonfly jewelry for a while. I suddenly came up with this idea of making a dragonfly pendant last week so I made one right away :) I really liked how the pendant turned out and couldn't wait to share the tutorial ^_^

Posted by Muhaiminah Faiz from Sylhet, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh • Published See Muhaiminah Faiz's 192 projects »
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  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure and cut 24 inches of craft wire. You can take more if you want to, for making a bigger dragonfly pendant. I made 3 cm tall dragonfly using 24 inches craft wire.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bend the wire into half,
    Tighten the bend using a flat nose plier.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the bent wire on the template and carefully bend the wire along the body part of the dragonfly.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make the bottom right wing first, by bending the wire along the bottom right wing of the template.
    Then make the bottom left, top right and top left wings accordingly.
    Simply bend the wire along the outlines of the dragonfly template

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now make the bottom left, top right and top left wings accordingly.

    Simply bend the wire along the outlines of the dragonfly template.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 6
    Step 6

    Coil the wire around the part where all the wings join.
    I coiled that part 2 times.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 7
    Step 7

    Measure and keep 2.5 cm of of craft wire and cut off the rest.
    Insert a bead into both wires.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use looping plier to make a small loop on the wire and circle the rest of the wire around that loop to make swirly pattern.
    Do the same for both wires.

  • How to make a wire wrapped pendant. Dragonfly Pendant - Step 9
    Step 9

    attach jump ring with any one of the swirly parts.

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Comments

Jessie P.
Jessie P. · 1 project
Beautiful!!! I will post a pic. Once I've done mine. Thanks !!!! Happy
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Arawynn
Arawynn · 8 projects
I absolutely love this. I have been obsessed with dragonflies as of late. Will be trying this at some point Happy
Muhaiminah Faiz
Muhaiminah Faiz · Sylhet, Sylhet Division, BD · 302 projects
Thanks! glad to know you love it Happy I'm obsessed with dragonflies as well!
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Sky-Dreamer
Sky-Dreamer · Colchester, England, GB
Lovely little project. Can't wait to try it out
Muhaiminah Faiz
Muhaiminah Faiz · Sylhet, Sylhet Division, BD · 302 projects
Thank you! hope you have fun making one Happy
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