Glue Free, Drill Free Way to Hang Pendants

How to make a pendant bail Making a wire wrap bail  is a decorative, inexpensive way to attach pendants that eliminates the need for messy glue-on bails and hole drilling.  The look is intricate and ornate, and can be achieved quite simply with a few basic jewelry supplies.  This is a perfect way to bail glass tile and domino pendants.


Supplies for wire wrapping pendant How to wire wrap a pendant making a pendant bail How to make a pendant bail How to attach domino pendant Glass tile pendant bails The wire isn't shaped to the edges very well in the above demonstration.  Make sure to keep it snug against the piece, like it is holding the pendant together. Glass tile pendant bails How to make pendant bail How to attach pendant to chain Use pliers to tuck in the cut ends.  Sometimes I file them when they aren't flush. It is as simple as that.  Now add a jumpring and your pendant is ready to hang, with fancy pants wire work to boot... Here is what it looks like on the back... Glass tile pendant bails Here, I used the wire wrap method on pre-drilled dominoes with horizontal holes.  It is the same process, but you take the wire to the back through the hole so the wire only frames the top and runs horizontally through the middle. domino pendant tutorial domino pendant tutorial Glass tile pendant tips attaching domino to necklace Some 1 inch glass tiles wrapped... Serenity Prayer Glass Tile Pendant Spiritual Glass Tile Pendant Now you are ready to practice your mad wire wrapping skills.  If you try this, share pictures.  I love seeing what you have done!
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