Retired - Snowflake Ornament with Austrian Crystals

PROJECT C2034
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
Spinning and sparkling, this snowflake made with Austrian crystals in sapphire, crystal and white opal shimmers in the light of a window or even a Christmas tree.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

  1. Please watch our video: How to Make Colorful Suncatchers with Wire Frames. From what you learned in the video string on the beads in the following order on one spoke: one 3mm bicone, one elongated bicone bead, one 5mm bicone, one rondelle, one 6mm round, one 8mm round, one 3mm bicone, and one drop bead (smaller side first).
  2. Make a simple wire loop with the round nose pliers. Repeat with each spoke.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWC-3901 - Austrian Crystal, #5500 Drop Beads 9mm, 4 Pieces, Crystal AB
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWC-0820 - Austrian Crystal, #5000 Round Beads 8mm, 8 Pieces, White Opal
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-7708 - Austrian Crystal, #5205 Elongated Bicone Beads 15mm, 4 Pieces, Sapphire
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWC-5600 - Austrian Crystal, #5040 Rondelle Beads 6mm, 10 Pieces, Crystal
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-0627 - Austrian Crystal, #5000 Round Beads 6mm, 10 Pieces, Sapphire
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBB-1501 - Austrian Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 5mm, 20 Pieces, Crystal AB
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBB-1300 - Austrian Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 3mm, 25 Pieces, Crystal
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-9021 - Beadsmith Metal Wire Snowflake Forms - Fun Craft Beading Project 4 1/2 Inches
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0034 - Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Winter
Ingredients SWC-3901, SWC-0820, SWC-7708, SWC-5600, SWC-0627, SWBB-1501, SWBB-1300, FCO-9021,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
The Beadsmith Metal Wire Snowflake Forms - Fun Craft Beading Project 4 1/2 Inches (7 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 7 Pieces.
$5.89 / Package | SKU: FCO-9021
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers

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