The Twig Pendant: A Wire Weaving Tutorial by Wendi of Door 44 Studios

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The Twig Pendant: A Wire Weaving Tutorial by Wendi of Door 44 Studios

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My Twig Pendant is by far my most popular Door 44 Jewelry design, and now you can make it yourself!

This 13-page tutorial contains 20 full-color images and all the information you’ll need to make this pretty wire woven pendant. I've even included detailed instructions for resizing, so you can adjust the length of your pendant to suit you perfectly.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: About 1/2-inch wide x 2-3/4-inches long. You can customize the length by simply modifying the length of the core wires. The overall width of the pendant depends on the bead that you choose.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
This tutorial assumes you're familiar with the basic Figure 8 Weave and that you know how to ball wire ends with a micro torch. I don't discuss these techniques in detail in this tutorial. However, I do link to a couple of useful online learning resources in the free version of this tutorial on my blog. I'll also be creating my own video technique tutorials soon, so be sure to sign up for my newsletter if you haven't already done so. You'll find a signup form on the home page of door44studios.com.

You can preview this tutorial on my blog for free! This downloadable PDF version contains extra tips and tricks that aren't included in the free version. You'll also find a complete list of resources for the supplies I used to write this tutorial, including purchasing information and item numbers.

MATERIALS:
- 18ga half-hard (copper or sterling silver) wire - 16-1/2 inches
- 28ga dead soft (copper or fine silver) wire - 60 inches
- 8mm x 20mm drop bead - 1 each

TOOLS:
- Stepped bail-making pliers
- Wire Cutters
- Nylon Jaw Pliers
- Ruler
- Fine-point Permanent Marker
- Butane Micro Torch
- Stainless Steel Cross-Lock Tweezers
- Safety Glasses
- Quenching Bowl
- Pickle Pot

USE GUIDELINES:
You may sell items you make from this tutorial. If you do so, credit Wendi Reamy of Door 44 Studios for the design.

I reserve the rights to all images and instructional content within this product listing and the downloadable PDF tutorial. The tutorial and design, including all images, are subject to copyright and are the sole property of Door 44 Studios. You may not copy, sell, or distribute this pattern under any circumstances. You may not teach the design(s) in this tutorial without my written permission.
My Twig Pendant is by far my most popular Door 44 Jewelry design, and now you can make it yourself!

This 13-page tutorial contains 20 full-color images and all the information you’ll need to make this pretty wire woven pendant. I've even included detailed instructions for resizing, so you can adjust the length of your pendant to suit you perfectly.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: About 1/2-inch wide x 2-3/4-inches long. You can customize the length by simply modifying the length of the core wires. The overall width of the pendant depends on the bead that you choose.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
This tutorial assumes you're familiar with the basic Figure 8 Weave and that you know how to ball wire ends with a micro torch. I don't discuss these techniques in detail in this tutorial. However, I do link to a couple of useful online learning resources in the free version of this tutorial on my blog. I'll also be creating my own video technique tutorials soon, so be sure to sign up for my newsletter if you haven't already done so. You'll find a signup form on the home page of door44studios.com.

You can preview this tutorial on my blog for free! This downloadable PDF version contains extra tips and tricks that aren't included in the free version. You'll also find a complete list of resources for the supplies I used to write this tutorial, including purchasing information and item numbers.

MATERIALS:
- 18ga half-hard (copper or sterling silver) wire - 16-1/2 inches
- 28ga dead soft (copper or fine silver) wire - 60 inches
- 8mm x 20mm drop bead - 1 each

TOOLS:
- Stepped bail-making pliers
- Wire Cutters
- Nylon Jaw Pliers
- Ruler
- Fine-point Permanent Marker
- Butane Micro Torch
- Stainless Steel Cross-Lock Tweezers
- Safety Glasses
- Quenching Bowl
- Pickle Pot

USE GUIDELINES:
You may sell items you make from this tutorial. If you do so, credit Wendi Reamy of Door 44 Studios for the design.

I reserve the rights to all images and instructional content within this product listing and the downloadable PDF tutorial. The tutorial and design, including all images, are subject to copyright and are the sole property of Door 44 Studios. You may not copy, sell, or distribute this pattern under any circumstances. You may not teach the design(s) in this tutorial without my written permission.


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As custom orders tend to vary quite a bit in complexity and price, I will set all other transaction terms (such as a security deposit or guaranteed ship date) on an individual basis. Convo me with as much detail as you can provide about the piece you'd like me to create, and we'll work out the final transaction terms together.
Earrings: I use 20 gauge wire for all pierced ear wires and posts, unless otherwise stated in the product description. You'll also find the general length and width listed in the product description. When in doubt, convo me for clarification.

Necklaces: I specify both the chain length and the pendant drop in the product description. The chain length is measured from end to end. The pendant drop is measured from the bail (the point where the pendant attaches to the chain) to the bottom of the pendant.

Bracelets: The sizes stated in the product descriptions for bracelets indicate the inner circumference of the band. I can generally make any bracelet to a custom size. Convo me for more info on custom bracelet sizes.
I use raw, uncoated copper and silver wire, which is treated to achieve an aged patina unless a customer specifically requests a bright metal finish.

To maintain the original finish, store your jewelry in an airtight container, such as a Ziploc bag, when not in use. Keep all jewelry away from harsh chemicals, such as perfumes or cleansers, and keep it dry. You can clean your jewelry in a solution of warm water and mild dish soap. You can also restore shine with a jewelry polishing cloth.

One of the things I love most about raw metals is that they take on a warm, natural patina with regular wear. Embrace the natural beauty of your Door 44 Jewelry. Wear it often, and it will reward you with a beautiful glow that is uniquely yours!
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I fully guarantee my craftsmanship for five years from the date of purchase. If your jewelry needs to be repaired, resized, or even just cleaned and refreshed, convo me so we can work out the specifics of your request. All shipping costs and insurance, if desired, are the responsibility of the buyer.

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