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Making Solitaire Pendant Twist Wire

Making Solitaire Pendant with Twist Wire Design - US$18

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Making solitaire pendant with twist wire

This jewelry tutorial through a comprehensive guide and easy to follow step shows you:

  • - Marking basic bezel
  • - Shaping the prongs
  • - Making twist wire
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - Round gemstone

You will receive :

  • -- 28 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 14 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Bench tips on tools and techniques
Making Solitaire Pendant Components
Solitaire collet components
Solitaire Pendant Collet Girdle Height
Collet setting height

Delicate in it's design, this solitaire pendant with the decorative twist wire detail is a recommended project for a newcomer to smithing. This is a great pendant to make as gift for loved ones or friends.

Once you've mastered the basics of this solitaire pendant, you can expand your experience by making a rings or earrings using the same methodology.

This lesson is suited for beginners with some general knowledge of metal smith techniques and the basic bench tool setup.

solitaire with twist wire pendant and earrings

Classical solitaire pendant and earrings with decorative twisted wire

Suggested Follow-up Projects

or select other jewelry making projects from Jewelry Making Class List

Recommended Tool Tips / Videos for this project

Check out this tip for an easier way to make large quantities of Twisted Wire.

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