Beaded Christmas Tree Ornament Topper

PROJECT C700
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
'Tis the season for combining your love of beading with your love of decorating. Bead weave a festive Christmas ornament topper using seed beads and bicones. For an added touch, create an elegant 'hook' using chain.
Instructions
  1. This beaded segment of this project is demonstrated in the video: How to Make a Beaded Christmas Ornament Topper.
  2. To make the chain "hook" to hang from your tree, you will want to cut 6 - 8 inches of chain. Open a jump ring and link this to both ends of the chain as well as your ornament top. Close the jump ring.
  3. Happy Holidays!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • JSK-0023 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 #36 'Silver Lined Green Emerald' 8g
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0204 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 25C 'Silver Lined Ruby' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • PCC-1462 - Preciosa Czech Crystal, Bicone Bead 4mm, 36 Pieces, Light Siam
    Project uses 42 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • PCC-1657 - Preciosa Czech Crystal, Bicone Bead 6mm, 24 Pieces, Light Siam
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1285 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-6702 - Earring Findings, Kidney Wire Hook 25mm, 10 Pairs, Gold Plated
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-99963 - 22K Gold Plated Curb Chain, 5mm, Unfinished, by the Foot
    Project uses 8 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5250 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0109 - The Beadsmith Extra-Fine Thread Snips - Cuts Textiles, Yarn, And More!
  • XTL-3006 - The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5511 - The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Christmas
Ingredients JSK-0023, JSK-0204, PCC-1462, PCC-1657, XCR-1285, FEA-6702, CHA-99963, FJR-5250,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 #36 'Silver Lined Green Emerald' 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: JSK-0023
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 25C 'Silver Lined Ruby' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: JSK-0204
Preciosa Czech Crystal, Bicone Bead 4mm, 36 Pieces, Light Siam
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 36 Pieces.
$2.85 / Package | SKU: PCC-1462
Preciosa Czech Crystal, Bicone Bead 6mm, 24 Pieces, Light Siam
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 24 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: PCC-1657
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.65 / Package | SKU: XCR-1285
Earring Findings, Kidney Wire Hook 25mm, 10 Pairs, Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pairs.
$4.79 / Package | SKU: FEA-6702
22K Gold Plated Curb Chain, 5mm, Unfinished, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: CHA-99963
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$6.29 / Package | SKU: FJR-5250
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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