TUTORIAL Wire Wrapping Banded Prong Cabochon Pendant Step by Step PDF Downloadable Pattern by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry DIY

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TUTORIAL Wire Wrapping Banded Prong Cabochon Pendant Step by Step PDF Downloadable Pattern by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry DIY

Learn to make this beautiful Wire Wrapped Prong Cabochon Pendant, using traditional wire wrapping techniques. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use grid paper to Measure for and Plan for prong placement on a symmetrical, oval cabochon. You will also learn how to create the actual prongs along the wire, where they belong and then how to assemble all of that into a gorgeous finished pendant with elegant swirls and curls for the bale design.

I have also created two free supplemental YouTube videos that will help you even more with measurement and prong creation and the links are included in the tutorial document. While you are at my Channel, you might also enjoy some of the other free wire wrapping techniques and patterns I offer there!

Materials for this project:
1 inch long x .75 inch wide x (approx) 5mm thick, Oval cabochon
22 gauge, square wire. I use dead soft, copper square wires in this project.
22 gauge, half round wire. I use dead soft, copper half round in this project.

Tools:
Flush cutters
Flat nose pliers (approx. 5mm wide) or
Chain link pliers (draw a line at the center of the plier tooth, approx 5mm wide)
Round nose pliers
Nylon jaw pliers

Grid paper 4 x 4 square = 1 inch
Painter's tape
Sharpie marker

If you need / want to purchase tools and the actual material kit, you can find them at Lithos Mineral and Fossil shop in Arvada, Colorado.
Here is a link to my favorite local rock shop and the kit for this project is wire / cab KIT 101
https://lithosarvada.square.site/shop/wire-crafting-kits-tools/8


Please feel free to email with any questions.
Please note: This is a digital PDF, do it yourself pattern and not an actual piece of jewelry you are purchasing.

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5 out of 5 stars

Perfect! excellent tutorial. Highly recommend

Michèle Ulmann Feb 28, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

This lady writes wonderful tutorials and always has! She helped me get started years ago. I bought this to help me learn more about prong settings and of course, it is wonderfully done. Thanks so much, Izzy!

Gail Chambers Aug 9, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

very great tutorial thank you

sprestwich Nov 29, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Great tutorial! I tried it with different beads and they came out nicely. These beads made them larger so I was still deciding if I was going to finish as pendants or earrings.

Lora Dec 7, 2021

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