Updated: Sep 1, 2019
DIY tutorial for making multi-faceted beaded angels. These adorable little angel charms are great for purse charms, key chains, necklaces, earrings. They're also perfect for keeping in your car or anywhere else you need a guardian angel.
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Small round (6mm)
Start with the eye pin or head pin. 2" (50mm) is a good length, as you can always cut them shorter with the side cutter. You can add a seed bead or a small amount of adhesive for extra security, depending on what your end project will be.
Next you'll add the wings. Get creative here! There are some really unique options- Check out this variety pack! Keep the bead color in mind when you're looking at the wing charms.
The small round beads I use are typically 6mm and make great heads for the angels. Try to get matching colors to the body portion.
Here's another chance to get creative- The decorative spacer bead for the halo. There are such cute ones out there!
The next step depends on your finished product. This is typically where I use the round nose pliers to manipulated the shape of the pin to enclose the beads and attach the other findings. You can slide it right onto a necklace chain, or add some jump rings to let it dangle. You can put it on a key ring so you always have a guardian angel with you in your car, or a large lobster clasp to be a purse charm. I like to dangle mine on fish hook style earrings.
These are not strict rules- it's a loose guideline for you to make your own little angels. I would love to see any unique designs you made inspired by this idea. Please show off your design and tag me on social media so I get notified @BuyBrittique. I'd love to share your photos!