By coiling wire around a dowel, it is possible to create all kinds of jewelry pieces. I’ve used this technique a number of times to make a variety of jewelry pieces. One example is the Sterling Silver Coil Earrings project[/lilnk]. Now you can make a chain to match these earrings by using the same coiling technique.

You’ll need:

Your choice of wire [20 to 18-gauge is a good size]
Wire cutters
Flat-nosed or chain-nosed pliers
Jewelers’ files

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