How to Make A Loop or Eye

Learn how to make a wire loop or eye for your beading projects.

Last edited: 7/18/2019
How to make a loop or eye

How to Make A Loop or Eye

Using a pair of round-nose pliers, you can easily form wire loops and eyes on the end of a head pin or eye pin for your beading projects.

  1. Step 1 how to make an eye loop

    Slide a bead on to a head pin or eye pin. Bend the wire slightly using chain-nose pliers.

  2. Step 2 how to make an eye loop

    Using round-nose pliers, rotate the wire into a loop.

  3. Step 3 how to make an eye loop

    Cut off any excess wire with super-flush cutters.

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  5. Step 4 how to make an eye loop

    Use the round-nose pliers to close the loop.

  6. Step 5 how to make an eye loop

    This illustration shows the proper positioning of the completed loop.