INSPIRATION // JEWELRY MAKING This is a great description with good pictures of how to make a professional wire wrapped loop. Much more stable than a simple loop, especially for heavy beads. Also can be decorative with even more coils.
"This is an advanced form of stained glass, where I use antique/vintage glass inclusions in each piece. All individually foiled and soldered with classic stained glass as the background. I also recycle old window sashes to use as my frames"