Basics to making jewelry - how to use a calotte. Calottes are used to attach your jewellery design to a clasp. They're great for multi-stranded jewellery or strings and threads like nymo which can wear away when you use finishes like crimps.
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.