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 How to Use the WigJig® Spiral Maker Plus 

Instructions by Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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Step 1
Insert end of soft wire into starter hole and bend back at 45 degree angle.
Step 2
Insert tool peg into WigJig hole and flip WigJig over for easier viewing.
Step 3
  • Use non-dominant index finger to hold the spiral maker in place.
  • Use your dominant hand to wrap the wire in a small 1/4 turn movement in the desired spiral direction.
  • Turn spiral maker back 1/4 turn.
  • Continue this process until the coil reaches desired size.
Step 4
Remove spiral maker tool from WigJig and slide wire spiral off tool.

Cut off center wire post with flush-cutters.

Tips: Use round-nose pliers to form a simple loop on the outside straight end of the wire to create a spiral drop.

Have a question regarding this project? Email Customer Service.

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Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists;
children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

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