“Ophidian” – Snake Wrapped Donut Pendant- Wirework Pendant Tutorial



In this lesson you will learn how to wrap a donut bead with wavy, serpent like wire work. This versatile design has many possible variations. By weaving the wires instead of wrapping them, adding beads, or changing the style of the curves you can create many different effects.

The first pendant pictured is the one taught in the tutorial. The others are all variations of this technique.

Skill Level:

Material List:

* 30” of 20 g Round dead soft wire
* 12’ of 26 g Round dead soft wire
* 1 50mm Donut bead

Tool List:

* Chain nose pliers
* Wire cutters
* Flat nose pliers
* 6mm or 8mm mandrel or other suitable round object

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©Donna Spadafore, Wire Jewelry Tutorials by Gailavira Jewelry.

This tutorial is intended for use by one person only. Please do not share this tutorial with anyone else. Distribution of this tutorial is not allowed without express written consent from the author. If you wish to use the design in this lesson, or a derivative of the design in this lesson, to teach a class you must first contact the author for permission.

If you are an individual, independent jewelry artist you may use this lesson to make jewelry for sale. You may not use this lesson to mass produce items for a commercial operation. You may not have other people make pieces for you based on this design for you to sell.

Derivatives of this tutorial (instructions for a design that is derived from the design in this tutorial) are not allowed without written consent from the author.


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