Glittering Gift Jewelry
Help someone sparkle this Christmas with beautiful homemade glittering gift jewelry.
What You'll Need:
Gold and silver foil
Flat-backed colored glass gems
Jewelry pin backings
Draw and cut circles, hearts, Christmas trees, and star shapes out of cardboard. Drizzle glue on the shapes, and lay string in tight spirals or circles on the glue. Let the glue dry for several hours. Cover each shape with silver or gold foil, and glue it down in the back. Rub the foil so the string pattern shows through.
Glue on jewels in attractive designs. If you are making pins, glue a pin backing onto the back of each shape. If you want to make a medallion, tape a loop of thin wire onto the back of the shape. Thread gold cord through the loop to make a necklace.
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