Making loops or eyes
|Figure 1: Cut the wire, leaving a 3/8-in. (1cm) tail above the bead. Bend it against the bead at a right angle with the tip of a chainnose pliers.|
|Figure 2: Grip the very tip of the wire in roundnose pliers. If you can feel it, the loop will be teardrop shaped.|
|Figure 3: Without pulling, rotate the wire into a loop as far as your wrist will turn. Let go, regrasp the loop at the same place on the pliers, and keep turning to close the loop. The closer to the pliers tip you work, the smaller the loop.||
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