Memory Wire

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Finishing memory wire with rolled ends is the easiest way to securely end off the ends in a memory wire project. The beginning and ending loops you make helps to stop your beads from sliding off.


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You can also buy special end caps that can be glued on at the end of the wires to finish it.

Tools Needed
  • Memory wire cutter (or strong wire cutters)
  • strong round nose pliers
  • memory or remembrance wire coils
1) With your memory wire cutter, cut the required number of coils for your design. (Usual number is about 3 coils but that is really up to your design requirements.) memory wire / remembrance wire
2) Make a loop at one end of the wire using your strong Round Nose Pliers. (Do not use a delicate pair or pliers as this is very strong wire). memory wire / remembrance wire
3) Thread on the beads for your design.  Leave about 6-7 mm wire at the end.  Make an ending loop in the same way as  your did before. memory wire / remembrance wire
4) (optional) You can thread the beginning and ending loop wit a bead dangle. (Usually made with a bead(s) and a head pin).  

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