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I have been making these ornaments for friends and family members for years. I usually make one in someone's favorite color - or the color scheme of their holiday decor - and hang it from the outside of their present. What a personal (and beautiful!) way to show you care!

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer
Sold As: Free Project Instructions
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In order to create these ornaments, you may want to watch the Snowflake Ornament Video.

Siam and Clear Crystal Ornament:
  1. Put the following on an "arm" of the snowflake: 3mm silver round bead, 6x8mm crystal rondelle, Kenyan bead, 6x8mm crystal rondelle, petal bead cap, Siam barrel bead, petal bead cap, 6x8mm crystal rondelle, Kenyan bead, crystal rondelle. Make a simple loop to close the "arm".
  2. Repeat step 1 on the arm directly opposite the arm just completed.
  3. On the remainder of the arms, you will put the following: 3mm silver round bead, petal bead cap, Siam barrel bead, petal bead cap, 6x8mm crystal rondelle, Kenyan bead, 6x8mm crystal rondelle, petal bead cap, Siam barrel bead, petal bead cap. Make a simple loop to close the arm.

Clear Crystal, Pearl and Gunmetal Ornament:
  1. Put the following on an "arm" of the snowflake: 3mm gunmetal round bead, petal bead cap, 10mm glass pearl, petal bead cap, small leaf bead cap, barrel bead, small leaf bead cap, petal bead cap, 10mm glass pearl, petal bead cap, 3mm gunmetal round bead. Make a simple loop to close the "arm".
  2. Repeat step 1 on the arm directly opposite the arm just completed.
  3. On the remainder of the arms, you will put the following: 3mm gunmetal round bead, small leaf bead cap, barrel bead, petal bead cap, 10mm glass pearl, petal bead cap, barrel bead, small leaf bead cap, 3mm gunmetal round bead. Make a simple loop to close the arm.
White Linen Crystal and Antique Gold Ornament:
  1. Put the following on an "arm" of the snowflake: 2 seed beads, 6/8mm white linen rondelle, seed bead, leaf bead cap, white linen round, bead cap, seed bead, 6x8mm white linen rondelle, 2 seed beads. Make a simple loop to close the "arm".
  2. Repeat step 1 on all arms of the ornament.
Metallic Purple and Antique Brass Ornament:
  1. Put the following on an "arm" of the snowflake: 3mm antique brass round, 6x8mm rainbow rondelle, antique brass spacer, 6x8mm rainbow rondelle, scalloped bead cap, metallic plum round, scalloped bead cap, 6x8mm rainbow rondelle, antique brass spacer, 6x8mm rainbow rondelle, 3mm antique brass round. Make a simple loop to close the "arm".
  2. Repeat step 1 on all arms of the ornament.
Red Coral, Clear Crystal and Silver Ornament:
  1. Put the following on an "arm" of the snowflake: 3mm silver round, small scalloped bead cap, red teardrop (turned so small end is inside bead cap), fluted bead cap, scalloped bead cap, 8x10mm crystal rondelle, scalloped bead cap, fluted bead cap, red teardrop (turned so larger side is inside fluted bead cap), small scalloped bead cap. Make a simple loop to close the "arm".
  2. Repeat step 1 on the arm directly opposite the arm just completed.
  3. On the remainder of the arms, you will put the following: 3mm silver round bead, small scalloped bead cap (turned so small end is inside bead cap), fluted bead cap, 8x10mm crystal rondelle, fluted bead cap, red teardrop (turned so larger side is inside fluted bead cap), small scalloped bead cap. Make a simple loop to close the arm.
Tools and Materials Needed:

Siam and Clear Crystal Ornament:
Chinese Crystal Barrel Bead Strand, Siam, 10x14mm (10 pieces)
Chinese Crystal Rondelle Bead Strand, Crystal, 6x8mm (16 pieces)
Silver Plated 7mm Petal Bead Cap, Bag Of 10 (20 pieces)
TierraCast Pewter Kenyan Bead, Silver, 5mm, Bag Of 10 (8 pieces)
Silver Plated 3mm Round Beads, Bag of 100, Recycled Copper (6 pieces)

Clear Crystal, Pearl and Gunmetal Ornament:
Chinese Crystal Barrel Bead Strand, Crystal, 10x14mm (10 pieces)
10mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, White (8 pieces)
Gunmetal 9mm Petal Bead Caps, Bag Of 10 (16 pieces)
Pewter Leaf Bead Cap, Gunmetal, 5mm (12 pieces)
Gunmetal Round Beads, Bag of 25, 3mm (12 pieces)

White Linen Crystal and Antique Gold Ornament:
Chinese Crystal 12mm Round Bead Strand, White Linen (6 pieces)
Chinese Crystal Rondelle Bead Strand, White Linen, 8x10mm (12 pieces)
Antique Gold 10mm Bead Cap With Leaves, Bag Of 10 (12 pieces)
8/0 Matte S/L Gold Miyuki Seed Bead

Metallic Purple and Antique Brass Ornament:
Chinese Crystal 12mm Round Long Bead Strand, Plum Dorado (6 pieces)
Chinese Crystal Rondelle Bead Strand, Rainbow, 6x8mm (24 pieces)
Antique Brass 8mm Scalloped Bead Caps, Bag Of 10 (12 pieces)
Pewter Antique Brass 5mm Flower Spacer Bead Strand (12 pieces)
Antique Brass 3mm Round Beads, Bag of 100, Recycled Copper (12 pieces0

Red Coral, Clear Crystal and Silver Ornament:
Chinese Crystal Teardrop Bead Strand, Red Coral, 10x15mm (12 pieces)
Chinese Crystal Rondelle Bead Strand, Crystal, 8x10mm (6 pieces)
Silver Plated 7mm Fluted Bead Cap, Bag Of 10 (12 pieces)
Silver Plated 8mm Scalloped Bead Caps, Bag Of 10 (4 pieces)
TierraCast Pewter Bead Cap, 4 mm Scalloped, Silver, Bag of 10 (12 pieces)
Silver Plated 3mm Round Beads, Bag of 100, Recycled Copper (6 pieces)

For All Projects:
Snowflake Ornament Wire Form, Bag of 7
Beadsmith La Femme Ergo Pliers, Round Nose


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These make great gifts, all my friends loved them, Thanks Auntie's Beads for the extra help!
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