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Learn to make double spirals By XQ Designs www.Handmade-Jewelry-Club.com www.DIYLessons.Ning.com Please do not distribute, lend or copy. Do not mass produce. Copyrights 2009 XQ Designs

This tutorial shows you step by step guide to make double spirals using soft copper wires. By learning to make this element, you will be able to apply it to many jewelry designs.

Materials: - 21 ga (0.7mm) round soft copper wire. Tools: Round nose pliers Wire cutters Flat nose pliers

Step 1: Prepare a 26cm length of copper wire. Put a mark at the centre of the wire ie 13cm from the end.


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Step 2: Use a round nose pliers, place the wires at the tip of the pliers and curl the wire as shown in picture.

Step 3: Twist the wire and form a loop. The loop will be used as the base to form a spiral.


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Step 4: Hold the wire with your round nose pliers.

Step 5: Begin to bend by turning the wrist of your right hand downward to form the coil. This is coordinated with your left hand that pulls the wire downward. You may hold the spiral at different angle to help shape the spiral.


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Step 6: Continue twisting the spiral until you reach the centre of the wire you place the mark at step 1. Hint: Do not pull the spiral too close to each other.


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Step 7: Repeat the same at the other end of the wire. Make sure the second spiral is of the opposite direction of the first spiral. The 2 coils meet at the centre that look like a S shape.

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Learn how to make double spirals  

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