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2 Hinged Cages and a Locket - wire wrapping tutorial by MyWiredImagination

This listing is for the instructions to make this piece of jewelry, not the actual pieces, materials, or tools.

This tutorial teaches you step by step how to create a basic hinged cage, with or without beaded embellishments. This is a wonderfully versatile design to hold a favorite stone, maybe a love note, or a treasured trinket. Once it is on a chain, it is virtually impossible to come open by accident.
As a bonus this tutorial also includes 2 COMPLETE step by step variations including a crossed wire and locket style cage.
The owner of a local bead shop showed me the mechanics of the hinge, close to 15 years ago. A very dear friend of mine, Master Wire Worker Ed Sinclair, created a published one in 1994. He has generously given me permission to share my versions of the basic cage and a crossed wire technique that he developed years ago.

This is an advanced level tutorial - it assumes you are familiar with basic wire techniques and improvising when needed. It is 28 pages with 67 steps and over 100 crisp, clear photographs.

Don't be intimidated by the length and number of steps - This tutorial covers 3 FULLY illustrated pieces. While this is an advanced level tutorial, intermediate wire workers with a solid foundation of basic wire wrapping skills can, with patience, complete this design.

Materials suggested: For a basic Cage
• 40 inches (101.6cm) 18 or 20 gauge round half-hard wire
• 9 inches (22.9cm) 20 or 21 gauge square half- hard wire
Tools needed:
• Flat nose pliers
• Wide nylon jaw pliers
• Round nose pliers
• Flush Cutters
• Ruler (with millimeters)
• Pen knife
• Permanent marker (Sharpie)
• Round wooden dowel (for shaping)

I'm super speedy with file delivery, but even I have to sleep sometime. Now receive your files INSTANTLY even if I'm sleeping, or otherwise away from my computer. You will receive an email from CraftHub.me containing links to your new tutorial(s). (Please add crafthub.me [!at] gmail.com to your address book so the email is not rejected) It will be sent to the email address associated with your Etsy account. Links will expire after 3 downloads or 30 days whichever comes first.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions at all!!!
wrap happy,
Bobbi

PLEASE respect ownership of intellectual property, and DO NOT post the actual tutorial in forums, blogs and message boards; or share this tutorial in any form.

Wire Wrap Pendants Tutorial - 2 Hinged Cages and a Locket - Instant Download PDF File, Instructions

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