It’s not all jewelry here at the Art Bead Scene, we love to create using art beads wherever we can! Today, I’m sharing a holiday ornament that you can create for under $10. These would make nice little gifts or hang a few on your tree.
Cardinal Art Bead (Humblebeads)
Gunmetal wire coin/nest
2″ gunmetal chain
2″ gunmetal eye pin
1″ gunmetal eye pin
2 nickel seed beads
1 red 8mm faceted red glass bead
3 burgundy 6mm pearls
2 silver 5mm flat spacers
7″ red ribbon
1. On the 2″ eye pin string a silver spacer, the bird and a silver spacer. Trim the wire to a 1/4″, use round nose pliers to form a loop.
2. Attach bottom loop to the wire nest. Push the 3 pearls into the nest by moving the wire slightly to open. Push the wire back to close the opening.
3. On the 1″ eye pin string a seed bead, glass bead and a seed bead. Trim wire to a 1/4″, use round nose pliers to form a loop. Attach to the top of the bird.
4. Attach the chain to the top loop of the glass component. Tie a ribbon on the end of the other end of the chain to create a loop for hanging.
Gunmetal findings – Rings & Things
Cardinal – Humblebeads, free shipping use discount code M2008 for this week only!