This lesson teaches you to make a woven cage to show off your beautiful focal beads. There are many ways to alter the final look of the cage.
•24” of 22g Round Wire (dead soft or half hard)
•13’ 28g Round Wire (dead soft)
•1 5’ headpin (headpins this long are difficult to find. If you do not have a torch to make your own ball headpin you can find a free tutorial for knotted headpins on my web-site: http://www.gailavira.com/tutorials)
•1 10mm focal bead
•9 4mm spacer bead
•1 accent bead (size depends on your personal taste)
•8 2mm beads
•Round Nose Pliers
•Bail making pliers or mandrel that is the desired size for the bail
•Needle file or wire rounder/cup burr
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