Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tassel

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What colour will you make?  Pale interesting pastel blue/grey, traditional red or a subtle pale gold using the new Swarovski Crystal Platinum Pearl!

Over 50 lucky people chose to make this fabulous tassel as a Seasonal Skill Workshop at the Handmade Fair and went off with a complimentary tool kit courtesy of I-Beads! Which colour will you make? Buy your kits here: www.i-beads.co.uk

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What you need:                                                                      kits are available from www.i-beads.co.uk
Cut the skein of thread in half and thread a 20cm (8in) length of wire through the loops.
Cut the skein of thread in half and thread a 20cm (8in) length of wire through the loops.
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With one side of wire shorter, cross the wires and twist for 12mm (1/2in) then trim the shorter tail.
Thread on the bead cap, crystal, heishi star spacer and the pearl.
Thread on the bead cap, crystal, heishi star spacer and the pearl.
Hold the wire 5mm (1/4in) from the tips of the round-nose pliers and bend over at right angles.
Hold the wire 5mm (1/4in) from the tips of the round-nose pliers and bend over at right angles.
Use the round-nose pliers to create a loop.
Use the round-nose pliers to create a loop.
Wrap the wire tail around several times to fill the gap and trim the tail.
Wrap the wire tail around several times to fill the gap and trim the tail.
Trim across the bottom of the tassel to neaten the edges and adjust the length.
Trim across the bottom of the tassel to neaten the edges and adjust the length.
Add a touch of sparkle to your Christmas tree
Add a ribbon to hang on the Christmas tree

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