Introduction: Handmade Wire Crystal Necklace

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This handcrafted wire jewelry necklace is an entirely handmade piece. By using some common wires and beads, you can make a variety of unique necklace pendants with basic wire wrapping techniques.

Step 1: You'll Need:

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Jewelry Wire: 1.5mm Aluminum Wire ; 0.5mm Brass Wire

10mm Faceted-round Glass Beads

6mm Abacus Glass Beads

Tibetan Beads

Snowflake Spacer Beads

Jumprings

Headpins

Side Cutting Pliers

Flat Nose Pliers

Round Nose Pliers

Step 2: Preparations for the Necessary Components

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1. Make the dangles for the pendant. String the proper beads and spacer onto the headpins. Create a loop on the end of the headpins and wrap the leftover wire around itself.

You will need 5 pieces:

Dangle 1 (x2): 1 Headpin, 1 6mm Bead and 1 Snowflake Spacer Bead

Dangle 2 (x2): 1 Headpin, 1 6mm Bead, and 1 10mm Bead

Dangle 3: 1 Headpin, 2 6mm Bead,1 10mm Bead and 2 Snowflake Spacer Bead

Step 3:

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2. Make the beaded connectors for the chain. Take the 0.5mm brass wire and string the following beads: 1 x 6mm Bead, 1 x Snowflake Spacer Bead, 1 x 10mm Bead, 1 x Snowflake Spacer Bead, 1x 6mm Bead. Next, make the wire wrapped loops on both ends. The amount of connectors needed depends on your desired length of chain.

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3. Wrap several S-spiral components. Cut 10cm long of aluminum wire and curve two ends inwards in opposite direction.

Step 5: Make the Unique Necklace Pendants

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Take another segment of aluminum wire, about 20cm long. Curve one end inwards several times. Thread on the beaded danglers and Tibetan bead alternatively. Finally, make a spiral at the other end of the wire.

Step 6: Assemble Your Necklace Chain

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Assemble the beaded connectors and S-spiral components alternatively using jumprings.

Step 7: Well Done!

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