Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 127

Step 5 You should have two remaining 10cm lengths of wire. Measure the necklace on yourself at this point to determine the finished desired length. Trim the necklace wire ends to this measurement and then use round-nose pliers to create a loop at each wire end. Before closing each loop, thread on the clasp pieces. Use the remaining two 10cm wire pieces to secure the tubular mesh at the end of the necklace wire by trimming the tubular mesh and, holding the mesh in position against the wire, coil the short wire lengths around the main wire, as shown. At the ends of your main wire, use your round nose pliers to make a loop and attach the toggle clasp. You may want to apply some Hypo Cement along your design to give it added strength (Photo 5, 5a). 5 5a Components from www.wishwarebeads.com.au or email info@wishwarebeads.com.au (08) 9721 6566.