Wire Knit Bezel Using Soft Flex Craft Wire
Watch James Browning, Soft Flex Company's resident craft wire expert, tackle a new and interesting way to set a cabochon with Soft Flex Craft Wire. This technique is similar to the techniques used in creating Viking Knit jewelry.
This is an intermediate level tutorial and is advised to be attempted after you have worked with craft wire for a little bit and are comfortable.
James will show you how to create a backing for the stone, start the weave and even show you how to create a bail using a wire wrap.
If you love this project, you might like these project videos using the Viking Knit technique.
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James Browning is a Sales Representative for the Soft Flex Company. A transplant to California from Eastern Washington. His passion for making things has been lifelong, driving him to get his BFA after studying abroad in Florence, Italy. He has his artistic fingers in many mediums including marble sculpting, pottery, mosaic making, and silversmithing. Recently his passion has extended beyond beads to wire wrapping. He states that “wire is an inexpensive hobby that tends to not take over your craft room!” You can email him at James@SoftFlexCompany.com and see more of his work on his Facebook page.