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How To: Make a Simple & Stylish Pendant

You will need the following materials:
(a) one Bead
(b) one headpin
(c) Snap on Bail


& the following tools:
1. Round-nose pliers
2. Cutting pliers
3. Flat-nose pliers
4. Needle-nose pliers


See Full Article with larger images at silverrose.net /articles/pendant-making.htm

See pictures for examples
* Put head pin through bead
* Bend head pin at right angle using Flat-nose pliers
* Bend head pin into a loop using Round-nose pliers
* Wrap wire around base of circle using Flat-nose pliers to hold the loop & Needle-nose pliers to wrap
* Clip off left over wire to 1/16” using Cutting pliers
* Tuck end of filed wire around base of wrap
* Snap the bail (d) onto loop
* Check to make sure pendant hangs straight
* Make adjustments to straighten if necessary

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