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Beaded Owl Scarf Bail

Materials

20cm 26 or 28ga wire
1 scarf bail
1 89x45mm cast metal filigree owl pendant
7 3x4mm Imperial rondelle crystal
5 3x6mm Imperial rondelle crystal
2 8x10mm Imperial rondelle crystal
7 head pins
1 10mm jump ring
2 4mm cast metal daisy spacers
2 17mm Lucite star flower beads
1 13mm Lucite daisy cups flower beads
1 16mm Lucite flat frilly flat flower Beads Online
2 8mm resin Imitation Zircon cabochon

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

1.Take 20cm of wire measure a 2cm tail on the end of the wire. Secure the wire to the owl by wrapping the tail around the outside referring to figure 1 for placement. Bring the wire to the front of the filigree and thread one Lucite star flower and one 3x4mm crystal rondelle (Fig. 2).
Bring the wire down the side of the rondelle and back through the Lucite bead and through the filigree owl using the hole next to the previous one (Fig. 3). Now using fig. 4 as a guide, bring the wire across the back and through the hole in the filigree owl so it now sits in the front and thread one Lucite frilly flower and one rondelle. Bring the wire down the side of the rondelle and back through the Lucite bead and through to the back of the filigree owl using the hole next to the previous one.

2. Using fig. 5 as a guide bring the wire across the back and through the hole in the filigree owl and thread one Lucite flower cup and one rondelle Bring the wire down the side of the rondelle and back through the Lucite bead and the filigree (fig. 6). Place the last flower by bringing the wire through the filigree so it sits in the front (Fig. 7) and thread one Lucite star flower and one rondelle. Bring the wire down the side of the rondelle and back through the Lucite bead and the filigree (Fig8). Secure the wire by wrapping the wire around a edge of the owl and trimming the excess wire.(Fig 9)

3. Take two head pins and thread on each head pin one daisy spacer and one 8x10mm rondelle crystal. Take two more head pins and thread on each head pin one 4x6mm rondelle crystal. Now on the last three head pins and thread on each pin one 3x4mm rondelle crystal and one 4x6mm rondelle. Make up beaded dangles by trimming each head pin 1cm from the last bead and using your round-nose pliers to form a loop.

4. Take the 10mm jump ring and thread the top of the owl pendant, the seven beaded dangles from step 3 and the bottom loop of the scarf bail.