How to Use the WigJig® Spiral Maker Plus

by Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

Insert end of soft wire into starter hole and bend back at 45 degree angle.
Insert tool peg into WigJig hole and flip WigJig over for easier viewing.
  • 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.
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.

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