How To: Make a floating illusion style necklace

Make a floating illusion style necklace

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a floating illusion style necklace. You will need: beading wire, crimping pliers, wire cutters, beads (your choice), crimp beads, crimp covers (3mm), and a clasp (barrel clasp). First, cut your beading wire to the length you want your necklace, add 3-4 extra inches. Next, space your beads out on a beading board evenly, 1 1/2" apart. Now string a crimp bead onto your wire and take the end of the wire and string it through the crimp bead on the opposite side, making a loop. Pull the crimp bead close to the clasp and secure the bead with crimping pliers. Cut any excess wire with your wire cutters. Now, string on your beads placing a crimp bead as close as possible to each bead. When finished, secure the end of the necklace, and you're finished!

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trying to make floating illusion necklace 3 strands together, strands zigzagged to make wavy pattern with the floating beads. what kind of wire or fishing line will hold the pattern of the waves and how to make wavy pattern in wire?

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