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Project

Tabletop Trees: Icicles

Introduction

String loose glass beads and balls from vintage garlands into glittering, dangling ornaments.

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    For each, begin with a length of 24-gauge silver wire, about 1/2 inch longer than intended ornament length. Use needle-nose pliers to twist end of wire into a small loop. String beads and balls onto wire, and make loop at opposite end of wire. String beads tightly so they do not slide.

  2. Step 2

    Wrap icicle with silver crinkle wire to finish. Add tassels, if desired, by feeding through the loop at the end of the ornament.