Learn how to make an eight pointed geometric Scandinavian star hanging decoration from copper wire and Czech glass beads. This elegant Christmas decoration will become an heirloom design for your family, that will be made by you, with love. Give the gift of handmade this coming festive season.
This kit also contains a set of wire working tools to hand forge the design. A number of additional tools are necessary, as it is not possible to provide these all within the kit. Where possible alternatives have been noted in the tutorial, advising how to use bits and bobs from around the house as a metalworking hack.
The white presentation box will be posted out in a jiffy bag, so that the box becomes part of the gift itself. Each of the craft supplies and tools provided are wrapped, enveloped and labelled, creating a lovely unboxing experience for the recipient. Please let me know if you would like a gift message included.
Level: Suited to beginners and improvers.
Hanging Loop: Metal flex wire.
Star Height / Width Approx: 13.5cm / 5.3 inches.
Tutorial: Inside the white box there is a welcome letter with a unique code to access the 58 page downloadable tutorial. You will need access to the internet to download a .zip and .pdf file from dropbox. The tutorial goes through each stage of the wire working process providing professionally lit photographs to help you through make the design with ease.
OPTION 1: BOX CONTENTS
– Copper Wire
– Glass Beads
– Flex Wire
– Crimp Beads
Set of Three Tools
– Chain Nose Pliers
– Wire Cutters
– Round Nose Pliers
– Dropbox access link to 58 page downloadable tutorial
– 2 x printed templates
OPTION 2: BOX CONTENTS
– Add on Crimp Pliers
Additional Tools Needed
– Steel Bench Block
– Nylon Hammer / Hide Mallet
– Metal File
– Crimp Pliers (can be purchased as option 2).
– Wire Wool
– Liver of Sulphur, Container
– Liquid Varnish / Hard Wax
– DIY alternatives to these tools are noted in the tutorial, where possible an everyday object can be used.
Adults Only: Over 18 years old due to sharp wire, sharp tools and risk of choking hazard. Keep away from children.
Before Purchase: Please ensure you are able to open/view .ZIP and .PDF files on your device.
Visit this link to purchase the copper wire work tutorial for this Nordic Star Decoration.
Author and Designer: Nicola of Earth Balance Craft
Copyright: This craft kit is copyright of “www.earthbalance-craft.co.uk and Earth Balance Craft”. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. This kit is for personal use only and is not to be reproduced for any educational or commercial purposes. © 2019 www.earthbalance-craft.co.uk All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer: This tutorial is written in English, for English readers only. The instructions use the UK metric system of measurement in CM. There is a conversion guide at the beginning advising on measurements in inches for USA/Imperial.