Beads Basic - Introduction to Beading


Wire Technique # 1 - Loops

Here are some simple steps to get you going in making simple loops for beading.

Simple Loop


  S loop 


Put a bead into a T-pin.

  S loop 



Use a flat nose plier and bend 90 degrees and form a right angle. Leave approximately 1 cm and cut off the excess with the wire cutter.


  S loop 


Using a round nose plier, make a round loop from the end.



The finished loop should be as shown. Do not worry as the loop will be more perfect round as you practice more.



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