Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant, . , , , , , , . .
Twist and Shout Pendant
by Sarah Thompson
  • Category: Weaving
  • Technique(s): Dapping, Filing / Finishing, Hole Punching, Oxidizing / Antiquing, Wrapping, Weaving, Butane Torch Techniques
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials

14 Gauge Round Dead Soft .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-14D
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20 Gauge Round Dead Soft .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-20D
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28 Gauge Round Dead Soft .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-28D
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  • Price: $0.37
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4mm Rose 5000 Round Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 12
A13-111
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Jump Rings Sterling Silver 24 gauge
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8.24X15.05mm Silver Finish Brass Lobster Claw - Pack Of 1
LR3-303
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Chain Sterling Silver
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18 Gauge Round Dead Soft Copper Wire
H11-18D
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  • Price: $4.50
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28 Gauge Round Dead Soft Copper Wire
H11-28D
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Bob-EEZ bobbins
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Tools

Flat Nose Wire Plier
G2-506
  • G2-506
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Small Brass Brush
BRS-966.10
  • BRS-966.10
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Steel wool
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Liver of Sulphur Gel, 2 Ounce Bottle
SOL-610.02
  • SOL-610.02
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Cross Locking Tweezers with Groove for Wire
TWZ-738.00
  • TWZ-738.00
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Solder-Ite Soldering Board, Hard, 6 Inch by 6 Inch
SOL-420.10
  • SOL-420.10
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Handy Flame Butane Torch
SOL-315.00
  • SOL-315.00
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Marker -extra fine
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12 Inch Stainless Steel Ruler
G7-30
  • G7-30
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Scotch 3/4 Inch Painters Tape for Taping Wires Together
G13-5
  • G13-5
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Euro Punch Pliers--Round - Small--1.25mm
PLR-133.60
  • PLR-133.60
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Flat Face Chasing Hammer with Wood Handle - Economy
G3-14
  • G3-14
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10 Piece Diamond Needle Files - 140mm X 3mm
G14-8
  • G14-8
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C.H.P Milano Italian Flush Cutter, 5 1/2 Inches
PLR-487.00
  • PLR-487.00
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Round Nose Wire Plier
G2-507
  • G2-507
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Quenching bowl
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Instructions
Step 1
The Weave:
Cut four 5 inch lengths of practice wire in 18ga. Use 30ga wire to weave with.
Left to Right:
We will start by weaving left to right. Leaving a 6 inch tail, bring the rest of your 30ga wire to the back of all four base wires.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 2
Thread the 30ga wire between wires 1 and 2
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 3
Wrap the 30ga wire around wire 1, going clockwise, bringing the 30ga wire to the back of the base wires.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 4
Go to the right side of wire 2 and thread the 30ga wire between wires 2 and 3.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 5
Wrap the 30ga wire completely around wire 2, going clockwise, bringing the 30ga wire to the back of the base wires.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 6
Bring the 30ga wire to the right side of wire 3 and thread the 30ga wire between wires 3 and 4.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 7
Completely wrap around wire 3, going clockwise, bringing the 30ga wire to the back of the base wires once more.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 8
Bring the 30ga wire to the right side of wire 4 and completely wrap around wire 4, going clockwise, bringing the 30ga wire to the back of the base wires once more.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 9
Right to Left:
You will now be weaving back across the front going right to left. Your 30ga wire should be in the back of wire 4, bring it to the front.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper Wire Weave
Step 10
Cross the 30 ga wire over the front of wires 4 and 3. Thread the 30 ga wire between wires 2 and 3.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 11
Wrap completely around wire 3 in a clockwise direction. Your wire should end up in the front on the right side of wire 3.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 12
Cross over the front of wires 3 and 2 with your 30ga wire. Thread your 30ga wire between wires 1 and 2. Completely wrap around wire 2 in a clockwise direction. Your wire should be in the front on the right side of wire 2.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 13
Cross over the front of wires 2 and 1 with your 30ga wire.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 14
With your 30ga wire on the left side of wire 1, completely wrap around wire 1 in a clockwise direction. Your wire should be in the front on the right side of wire 1.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 15
You have now completed your row. Repeat the steps to the weave starting at the beginning, weaving LEFT to RIGHT by bringing your 30ga wire around to the back.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Copper wire weave
Step 16
Preparation:
14 Gauge Wire -
Cut: One-2 inch length, center marked Paddle both ends to 3.5mm, pierce the center of each paddle with a 1.25mm hole punch. Round the edges with a file. 20g wire.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Pierce and flatten wire
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Punch hole
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , File edges
Step 17
20 Gauge Wire -
Cut: Two of each size- 2 inch, 1 3/4 inch, 1 1/2 inch, and 1 1/4 inch lengths.
Ball the ends with a micro torch. You want the balls to be smaller. Mark the centers and hammer the balls flat.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Make ball ends with micro torch
Step 18
Line up the prepped wires at the center marks; with the 20g on either side of the 14g wire. Going from longest to shortest.
Step 19
Tape together at the mark.
Step 20
Cut an 8 foot section of 28g wire
Step 21
Weave:
Working 4 feet in, slip the 28g wire between wires 1 and 2. Using the modified soumak weave, weave all 9 wires together.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Soumak weave
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Finish Soumak weavae
Step 22
After a few rows stop and rotate the balled ends so that they are perpendicular to the weave.
Step 23
Decrease your weave as you reach each balled end.
Step 24
Wrap three times around the last balled wire and trim.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Soumak weave
Step 25
Remove the tape and finish the other half using the remaining 4 feet of 28g wire.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Finished Soumak weave
Step 26
Grip the top and bottom of your woven strip. Twist the 20g wire around the 14g wire to create a spiral. Don't be afraid to use force, your fingers won't damage the weave.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Twist Soumak weave
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Bend Soumak weave
Step 27
With your fingers curve the ends of the 14g wire within the weave up, essentially folding the weave at the center.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Finished curved piece
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Completed piece
Step 28
Attach the pendant to a chain using the holes punched in the 14g wire and beaded links or jump rings.
Sarah Thompson's Twist and Shout Pendant - , , , , , , , , , Completed pendant