Looking for fun accessories to wear to holiday parties or unique gift ideas? We have some quick & easy project ideas; metal brouches, a sparkly re-purposed ring & ornate hair clip, that you can make with Vintaj blanks, bezels, filigree, fastenables, washers, rivets, wire, a few beads & your jewelry tools. . .
Wrapped in Holly Pin
Punch holes in an altered blank and rivet a deco window filigree to the surface. Wire wrap red coral beads and a glass leaf over layered fastenables to create a holly berry cluster. Wrap the back side of the blank with a passion flower filigree and secure a pin back with wire or rivets.
Rustic Holly Pin
Imprint the word HOLLY onto a large bamboo bezel. Punch holes and rivet fastenable leaves and flattened bead caps to represent an altered holly berry clusters!
Holiday Bling Ring
Re-purpose beautiful vintage rhinestone jewelry (this was made from a clip-on earring) into a stunning cocktail ring!
1. Form a Diamond Trellis Filigree on a ring mandrel or with bale making pliers.
2. Form two points of a Diamond Swirls filigree to the inside of the ring base. Crimp swirl tips around the opposites sides of ring base to secure.
3. Cut off the earring clip component and hold the stone, ring base and filigree together.
4. Use your fingers to wrap the remaining two points of filigree around the stone.
Visit our Filigree Ring Tutorial for photos on how to make the base and secure a bead!
Holiday Berries Hair Clip
Wire wrap red coral beads, a green Swarovski crystal and fastenable leaves to a deco vines filigree. Wire a large bobby pin or hair clip to the back of the filigree.
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