easy christmas tree charms

This pattern is fun and easy to put together and results in an adorable little Christmas tree charm perfect for a festive pair of holiday earrings. The charm totals about 35mm in length with an average size loop.

You’ll need:

Chinese Crystal Long Rondelle Bead Strand, Evergreen, 8x10mm  (Item Id: 9159)  -  1 Strand
Chinese Crystal Rondelle Strand, Emerald, 6x8mm  (Item Id: 6854)  -  1 StrandChinese Crystal Christmas Tree

Chinese Crystal Rondelle Strand, Emerald AB, 10x14mm  (Item Id: 4873)   -  1 Strand
Swarovski Crystal, 4mm Xilion Bicone, Jonquil   (Item Id: 5328-04-b10-jon)  -  1 bag of 10
Silver Plated 3 Inch Headpins, 21 Gauge, Bag of 100   (Item Id: spfind-headp-3)  -  1 bag of 100
Round Nose Pliers  (Item Id: JTRN1)  -  1 pair
Nipper Tool  (Item Id: JTNIP1)  -  1 pair

1.  Place three rondelles, one from each strand, on a headpin in order of size, from biggest to smallest.  Top with a 4mm jonquil bicone.
2.  At the top, use your round nose pliers to make a small loop, then coil the wire around itself a few times.  Use your nipper tool to trim the excess wire.
3.  To make earrings, simply dangle your Christmas tree charm from French wires.

The Chinese Crystal rondelles come on strands so you’ll have plenty to make several pairs- a perfect holiday gift.  Or make a matching bracelet!  :)  Have fun!
Kelly Henderson

Kelly Henderson is a jewelry designer and editor of the Auntie's Beads blog. When she's not beading, you might find her chasing her one-year-old son, Sawyer, watching bad reality TV or reading a good book.

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