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How to make a wrapped loop
The Wrapped Loop is a staple of wire working. It is useful to finish earrings, make links for a chain, or dangle a pendant from a necklace. In this example we will demonstrate how to make a link for a bracelet like the Swarovski Bracelet with Sterling Silver Cross found in our ideas section. To make a wrapped loop you will need wire cutters, round nose pliers and chain nose pliers.
Cut a piece of wire about 5 inches long. Straighten it. Bend it at about the 3 inch mark with your chain nose pliers until it is at a ninety degree angle.
With your round nose pliers, grab the wire about 1/8 of an inch from the bend and roll the pliers back toward the straight part of the wire (we’ll call this the stem) to form a loop.
Stop when the pliers are perpendicular to the wire stem. Take the tail of the wire in your fingers and pull it around the pliers to finish the loop.
Hold the loop with your chain nose pliers with the tail end straight up. Wrap tightly around the wire stem by pulling the wire towards you about 3 times. Cut the wire and flatten out any remaining piece of the tail.
Put a bead on the wire. Grab the wire at the top of the bead with the tip of your chain nose pliers. Bend the wire to a 90 degree angle over the top of the pliers.
Repeat steps 1 through 4. This time wrap the wire until it reaches the top of the bead. Cut the wire and flatten the excess.
TO MAKE LINKED JEWELRY
To make linked jewelry you will have to connect the loops before you close them. To do this, after you have one complete loop, continue with the instructions on a second loop through step 3. At that point you will put the tail of the wire on the second loop through one of the finished ends of the first completed link. Finish wrapping the wire by following steps 4 through 6 and continue until you have reached the desired length.