Creative Beading Magazine

10 Great Gifts to Make For Under $ 10 Each

1. CRYSTAL FLOWER BROOCH MATERIALS

2m x 28 Gauge Silver Wire

1 x Sieve – Silver

1 x Small Brooch Back

BEADS

5 x 6mm Swarovski Bicone – Rose

5 x 4mm Swarovski Bicone – Chrysolite

5 x 10mm Frosted Pink Leaf

TOOLS

Round Nose Pliers

Wire Cutters

Flat Nose Pliers

Note: Same tools are needed for all ten projects.

1. CRYSTAL FLOWER BROOCH STEP ONE

Using nail scissors, and cutting in a smooth circular shape, trim the 2 outer rows off the sieve

STEP TWO

Thread 5 x Glass Leaves onto 1m of 28 gauge silver wire. Leaving a 5cm tail at one end, line all leaves up close to each other. Working in the same direction, thread wire through 1 more leaf again to form leaves into a circle. Diagram 1. Finish off the 5cm tail by wrapping twice around the wire between nearest 2 leaves.

STEP THREE

Centre the flower on top of the sieve. Attach flower to sieve by mainly using the outer circle of holes. Go down one hole and come up on the onside of the wire between 2 of the leaves. Take the working wire over this wire and back down another hole. Move along to the

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