Making a Jewelry Wire Bail Finding --
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Step 1 to Making a Jewelry Wire Bail Findings -- Jewelry Making TechniqueStep 1:  Using your flush cutter, cut a 5 inch long segment of 22 gauge soft jewelry wire.  1/2 hard or hard jewelry wire will not work as well. 

Step 2:  Using your nylon jaw pliers, straighten this wire segment by repeatedly pulling the wire through the jaws of your nylon jaw pliers. 

Step 3 to Making a Jewelry Wire Bail FindingStep 3:  Position a 3/16" Super Peg near one side of your jig.  Place your 5 inch segment of wire so that 1 inch of wire is on one side of the 3/16" Super Peg and the other 4 inches of wire are on the opposite side as shown at right.

Step 4 to Jewelry Wire Bail Jewelry Making TechniqueStep 4:  Hold the 1 inch segment of wire and wrap the 4 inch long segment of wire around the 3/16 inch Super Peg two full times.  When completed your wire should appear as shown at right. 
 

Step 5 to Jewelry Wire Bail Finding Jewelry Making TechniqueStep 5:  Remove the wire from your jig.  At this point the wire should appear as shown at right.


Step 6 to Jewelry Wire Bail Finding Jewelry Making TechniqueStep 6:  Grasp the wire as shown at right in the jaws of your round nose pliers.  Please note that we are gripping the wire slightly toward the side of the shorter 1 inch wire end.  We are gripping off to this side so that when we bend the long wire segment in the next step that the bend will be centered. 

These instructions continue on the next page. 

 

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