Digital Beading Magazine Issue 12 - Page 120

How to: Whirly Bird Weave Materials 17 12gauge (2.0mm) 10.00m ID jump rings OR 30 14gauge (1.6mm) 6.35mm (1/4”) ID jump rings 14gauge (1.6mm) 6.35mm (1/4”) ID and 16gauge (1.2mm) 4.76mm ID (3/16”) ID rings OR 16gauge (1.2mm) 4.76mm (3/16”) ID rings and 20gauge (0.8mm) 3.18mm (1/8”) ID rings Cord or chain to string your pendant Clasp if desired Tools 2 pairs of smooth-jawed pliers Beading mat Step 1 Before you begin – close all of your smaller rings and open your largest rings. Then begin by feeding 15 closed rings onto one large ring. Then close this large ring (Photo 1).