This tutorial from Anna Taylor of the Potomac Bead Company is clever.  What she does is to turn a section of a beaded bracelet into a bail pendant!  What a lovely change from the usual beaded pendants. She added a little fringe at the bottom. A simple beaded rectangle at the top is folded over to form a bail.

The particular bracelet design she used in the color combinations worked very well.   Other bracelet designs can be considered so there are infinite ways of customizing the basic tip.

You can also 8 lb Fireline, The instructor is using Wildfire, another brand of fishing line which is similar to Fireline. Either will help make the design more rigid.

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