Erika Pal's Xs and Os Beaded Wire Bracelet, Contemporary Wire Jewelry. Lashing, Wire Lashing, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Weaving, Wire Weaving, Weaving Wire, Beads, . I will use 18ga (I mm) base wire and 26ga (0.
Xs and Os Beaded Wire Bracelet
by Erika Pal
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Technique(s): Lashing, Making Loops, Weaving, Beading, Twisting
  • Skill Level: Beginner
I will use 18ga (I mm) base wire and 26ga (0.4 mm)weaving wire for this bracelet. These beads are 6mm and fit perfectly.

Materials

18 Gauge Round Half Hard Copper Wire
H11-18H
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 feet
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 5FT
  • Price: $3.38
  • Gold Club Price: $2.53
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26 Gauge Round Half Hard Copper Wire
H11-26H
  • Lesson Quantity: 18.00 inches
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 5FT
  • Price: $1.02
  • Gold Club Price: $0.76
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6mm round stone beads
  • Lesson Quantity: 18.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 18.00 each
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Tools

Chain Nose Wire Plier
G2-508
  • G2-508
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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C.H.P Milano Italian Flush Cutter, 5 1/2 Inches
PLR-487.00
  • PLR-487.00
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $16.97
  • Gold Club Price: $12.73
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Instructions
Step 1
Cut a 20 inches (50 cm) long base wire of the 18ga wire. Bend it in half, as shown here.
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Step 2
Continue to bend the wire ends to the opposite directions, until you make an approximately 1cm big loop on the center of the base wire.
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Step 3
Now cut another base wire the same length (20 inches / 50 cm). Hold the center of this second base wire tight within the chain-nose pliers, as shown here.
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Step 4
Now bend the left half of the base wire a little bit backwards as shown here.
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Step 5
Position the bent center of the second base wire close to the loop of the first base wire, exactly in the same way as shown here.
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Step 6
Cut a 20 inches (50 cm) long weaving wire of the 26ga (0.4 mm) wire. Wrap the initial end of the weaving wire 3 times around both base wires (together with the loop), to connect them.
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Step 7
Add a bead to the weaving wire.
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Step 8
Take the upper end of the first base wire (which has the loop), bend it downwards around the bead, as shown on this picture.
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Step 9
Now take the lower end of the first base wire (which has the loop), bend it upwards around the bead, as shown on this picture.
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Step 10
Make sure that the wires are bent close to the bead, then wrap the weaving wire once arm and the crossing point of these 2 base wires.
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Step 11
Now add a a second bead to the weaving wire.
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Step 12
Take the upper base wire end on the left side, bend it downwards after the second bead as shown here.
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Step 13
Take the lower base wire end on the left side, bend it upwards after the second bead, as shown here.
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Step 14
Now again make sure that the recently bent base wires are positioned close to the beads, then wrap the weaving wire once around the crossing point of these 2 wire ends.
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Step 15
Add another bead to the weaving wire.
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Step 16
Now again take the upper base wire from the left side, bend it downwards after the last bead we added, as shown here.
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Step 17
Now take the lower base wire from the left side, bend it upwards after the last bead we added, as shown here.
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Step 18
Follow the same steps until you add as many beads as needed (depending of the length of your bracelet). Make sure to stop adding beads when you still have at least 2 cm long base wires on the right side of the last bead.
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Step 19
After adding the last bead, wrap the weaving wire 2 times around the crossing point of the base wires, then cut off the extra weaving wire end.
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Step 20
Now take the upper base wire from the left side, bend it completely downwards over the other upper base wire, as shown here.
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Step 21
Leave a 0.4 cm long end on this base wire, cut off the extra end of it.
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Step 22
Using chain-nose pliers, bend this short wire end completely backwards, behind the other base wire. Pressure it with the pliers until it is completely closed.
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Step 23
Now take the lower base wire from the left side, bend it completely upwards over the other lower base wire, as shown here.
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Step 24
Leave a 0.4 cm long end on this base wire, cut off the extra end of it.
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Step 25
With the help of the chain-nose pliers, bend this short wire end completely backwards, then pressure it until it is completely closed.
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Step 26
Now bends these 2 base wires completely to the opposite directions, making sure that the upper wire is bent over the lower wire, as shown with the arrow.
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Step 27
Leave a 0.4 cm long end on the wire which comes from the top, cut off the extra end of it.
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Step 28
With the help of the chain-nose pliers bend this short wire end completely backwards, then pressure it until it is completely closed.
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Step 29
With the help of the chain-nose pliers, bend this base wire completely to the right side direction.
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Step 30
Using chain-nose pliers bend the wire end to the left side direction, making a very little open loop with it, as shown on this picture.
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Step 31
Now pressure this little loop with the pliers, to close it completely.
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Step 32
Bend the wire slightly upwards, as shown here from the lower side view of the bracelet.
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Step 33
Now bend it in half with the help of these pliers, making a little hook with it.
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Step 34
Bend your bracelet as shown here, to add a final shape.
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Step 35
You can close your bracelet by inserting the hook into the loop on the other side of the bracelet.
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Step 36
Your beautiful beaded bracelet is ready. Thank you for being here!
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