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Wire Wrap a Charm

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Here's a cute way to turn a bead into a charm: wire wrap it with a head pin and pliers!

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1

Put a head pin through your bead.

Step 2

You can use chain nose or round nose pliers for this step. I prefer round nose. Bend the wire at a 90-degree angle up from the bead.

Step 3

While keeping your grip with the round nose pliers, wrap the wire over the top round nose.

Step 4

Wrap the wire around the nose, continue gripping the wire with your round nose pliers and wrap the end around the wire.

Step 5

Wrap the wire around as many times as needed to get to the bead.

Step 6

Cut the remaining wire with wire cutters and press in the end with chain nose pliers.

Step 7

Check out your finished charm.

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