Jeweled Bead Cap Tutorial

 

This tutorial shows how to make an ornate 22-24mm jeweled bead cap, using basket weaving and basic coiling techniques

 

 PERFECT for large round lampwork beads!

Materials List

Tools

  •   Chain nose pliers
  • · Round nose pliers
  • · Flush wire nippers
  • · Coarse finger nail file for deburring the ends of your 20g. wire.
  • · Metric ruler or slide caliper
  • · Permanent Marker

     

Supplies

  •   · 6 Inches—20 Gauge sterling silver wire (dead soft)
  • · 4 Feet— 26 Gauge sterling silver wire (dead soft)
  • · Qty 20— 2mm sterling silver seamless round beads
  • · Qty 10— 3mm sterling silver seamless round beads
  • · Qty 10— 3mm gemstone bead rondelles
  • · Optional: Liver of sulfur for oxidizing your piece.
  • · Polishing cloths.
  • · Small piece of masking tape.
 

  Please click here for a PDF preview of the tutorial.

  

Technical info:

Format: PDF

No. of Pages: 7

File size: Less than 1MB

Pictures: 29

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