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Fun with beads and wire!
In this tutorial I'll show how to make an elegant pearl beaded bracelet. You might find the technique of making the bracelet a little tricky at first but once you get handy with wire and beads you can't stop yourself from making more!

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 bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Hold the wire from any one end but do not cut it from the bundle,
    Insert the bead into the wire,
    Create a loop at the end by using the looping plier,

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Push the pearl bead towards the first loop and create another loop at the other end.

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 3
    Step 3

    After you're done making the second loop, twist the wire around the second loop, adjacent to the bead,
    Circle the wire around the twisted wire 4-5 times or as many times as you want.

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 4
    Step 4

    After completing the 3rd step twist the remaining wire half way around (diagonally) the bead, to the other end.

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 5
    Step 5

    This time, create the outer circle of the second swirl and carefully circle the wire towards the center to complete the swirl,
    Cut off extra wire when done

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 6
    Step 6

    When you're done making the swirl wrapped beads, link them through the loops,
    Notice that each bead has an open loop you can easily link the beads through them.
    Link one open loop with a closed loop.

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 7
    Step 7

    To make the closure cut a small piece of wire (8-10 cm),
    Bend the wire into half and tighten the bent part using a flat nose plier,
    Use the looping plier to bend the wire again to create a hook-like pattern,
    For the other end use the looping plier to create loop.

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 8
    Step 8

    Make as many jump ring as you want (or at least 10),
    Attach the hook with the bracelet through another jump ring.

  • How to make a wire bracelet. Swirl Wrapped Bead Bracelet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Attach the jump rings (5-6) together and link them with the bracelet,
    You can adjust the size of the bracelet by linking the hook with these jump rings.

    There, done!

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