Three Step Angel Ornament

Ornament measures 3” long from the angel’s crown to the feather bottom.
 

Handmade Christmas tree ornaments don’thave to be complicated. This one comes together in three steps. It doesn’t get easier than this.  Create these angels in less than a half hour. Start with pieces of chain, cap with a dome bead, wings, a pearl and fancy spacer beads to complete this heavenly angel you’ll enjoy for years to come. 

Directions

step 1 - Make an open loop in a piece of 18 gauge wire to measure approximately 3” long. Cut four pieces of chain the same length. Slip them onto the open loop, then the bend the wire to close the loop.

step 1 - Make an open loop in a piece of 18 gauge wire to measure approximately 3” long. Cut four pieces of chain the same length. Slip them onto the open loop, then the bend the wire to close the loop.

step 2 - Slip the long end of the wire into a dome bead, wing bead, pearl, and decorative spacer bead, and a clear crystal seed bead.

step 2 - Slip the long end of the wire into a dome bead, wing bead, pearl, and decorative spacer bead, and a clear crystal seed bead.

step 3 - Make a loop for hanging. Create a 90 degree angle in the wire stem and wrap the remainder around round nose pliers to create a loop. Cut off excess and bend the loop into an upright position. If you’re unsure of how to do this see Making Wire Loops And Eyes in Jewelry Making Tools and Techniques.

step 3 - Make a loop for hanging. Create a 90 degree angle in the wire stem and wrap the remainder around round nose pliers to create a loop. Cut off excess and bend the loop into an upright position. If you’re unsure of how to do this see Making Wire Loops And Eyes in Jewelry Making Tools and Techniques.


Supplies

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  • wing beads
  • 5mm Crown bead
  • 3/8” long dome bead
  • 18 gauge wire
  • 10mm pearl
  • clear crystal seed bead 11/0
  • chain of your choice
  • jewelry pliers

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