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Trim the first end of the wrapping wire close to the base wire and push the coil up to one ol the 45 bends figure 2 . File any sharp edges. Repeat this step on the other side of the pearl. 4. Place the piece on the mandrel at a half size larger than your desired final si .e. Use your index linger and thumb to firml press one ol the wrapped base wires around the mandrel to create the ring's shank. Wrap the other wrapped base wire around the mandrel in the other...

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Beads Bone Flat Square

Clockwise from top left freshwater potato, half-round potato, coin, hybrid teardrop, round, and flat square pearls Left to right freshwater stick, flat square, and coin pearls Left to right freshwater heart, stick, and Baroque pearls Left to right freshwater stick, flat square, and coin pearls You'll find a vast array of lustrous pearls in Beading with Pearls. They come in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes, and when incorporated inio the 30 great designs featured, show an amazing...