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Find it here in my shop:  http://www.etsy.com/listing/95177139/tree-of-life-pendant
What you will need:

Wire (20 gauge and 26 gauge)
Wire cutters
Round nose pliers
Small beads
Something to wrap the wire around that is about the size you want your pendant to be
    (I used the cardboard tube pictured here)

Begin by wrapping the 20g wire around your tube a couple of times so you get a good even circle.

Cut the wire circle with about an inch overlap

Bend one end straight up (this will become your bail or the part you feed the chain of your necklace through)

Wrap the other end around the straight piece and make sure it is nice and even so that the end is not poking out.

Take your round nose pliers and create a loop with the part of wire still sticking up to create your bail

You have now created the base of your pendant.
 
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Step 1: Make the base of the pendant

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After you you have created your circle with the tube (or what ever you have chosen to use)

Bend one end straight up (this will become your bail or the part you feed the chain of your necklace through)

Wrap the other end around the straight piece and make sure it is nice and even so that the end is not poking out.

Take your round nose pliers and create a loop with the part of wire still sticking up to create your bail

You have now created the base of your pendant.
Lord Josmar8 months ago

Just finished this pendant for my wife, and she loved it. I think that next time I make it I will cut longer strips of wire for the tree as I didn't have a lot of excess to wrap around the frame. The only other trouble I had was the frame not holding its shape. Great tutorial!

Catia661 year ago
Very nice!
I just made this and it didn't quite turn out as nice as yours! It is a really easy instructable to follow so I think I will keep trying until I get the desired effect. Thanks for the great instructable!
cairparavel (author)  sweetgirlnicki1 year ago
I does take some trial and error to get it just how you want. Good luck!
Love it!
my version:
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You inspired me to mess around with wire for the first time :) Tried to make this like the blossoming cherry trees for a friend who lost her tree necklace, but this is too pokey to be a pendant, so maybe I will tie a pink ribbon onto it for a decoration (or maybe make it a pin!)
Thanks for your instructable!!
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cairparavel (author)  blindinglights2 years ago
Beautiful pendant I like how you used the pink with the green.
cairparavel (author)  blindinglights2 years ago
I could see how that could happen. You have to be real careful that you turn the ends of the wire into the pendant so that they don't poke out.
Neon Panda2 years ago
Thanks for sharing, Hopefully going to try it this weekend!
ecsaul232 years ago
Very pretty, great job. My friend made 12in tall wire and bead trees in highschool that I thought were amazing as well
Just beautiful! The beads really add just the right touch to the tree!
cairparavel (author)  Penolopy Bulnick2 years ago
Thank you. I think I might try my next one in like fall colors!
gg12202 years ago
Thank you! I've always wanted to know how to make one of these :)
cairparavel (author)  gg12202 years ago
Your welcome. Believe it or not this is the first one I have ever made!
Really? Congrats, it turned out beautifully!
lovely!
susanrm2 years ago
Very pretty!
sunshiine2 years ago
This is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Sunshiine
bajablue2 years ago
I really love this. Excellent work!!!
iamkeebler2 years ago
That is beautiful!
cairparavel (author)  iamkeebler2 years ago
Thank you!