Bridal Headpieces Made from PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™
Floral motifs created using the technique of stringing seeds on thin costume jewelry wire form the basis of hair decorations which are suitable for weddings, other special occasions and even for everyday occasions.
The wide range of beads and seed beads from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Beads™ brand enables the use of this technique to create almost every kind of flower. Choose your favourite colour combination and create relatively easy romantic floral decorations which will never fade or wilt.
Design: Carla Ruvolo
Material and tools:
111 01 346; 5 x 7 mm; 02010/25E01
351 12 001; 2"; 05051
351 12 001; 0,5"; 05051
PRECIOSA Imitation Pearls
131 19 001; 3 mm; 02010/70502
PRECIOSA Fire Polished Beads
151 19 001; 3 mm; 70100/14400
151 01 359; 2 mm; 70100/14400
0,30 mm copper wire (silver plated)
Headband and bobby pins at your choice
String randomly on a 0,30 mm wire bugles and pearls of your choice (atlas finish gives a wonderful sparkle to your finished piece).
tip: string pearls in clusters of three and five, each three forms a bud, each five forms a tiny flower.
Make tiny loops by twisting wires together for about 1-1,5 cm as shown on the picture.
Three pearls loop for a bud, five pearls loop for tiny flowers. Continue until you have a delicate fan spray.
String 5 Pip Beads on 0,30 mm wire.
Join wires and twist twice to secure.
Take one end of the wire and insert in the center hole.
String a 3 mm beads and push it in the hole.
Take the wire and slide it between two petals.
Bend the wire on the back of the flower.
Insert in the hole.
Join the two wires and twist.
Twist approximately 2 cm and continue with the second flower.
Using the longer wire, string 5 Pip Beads
and repeat the same steps to form the second flower.
Add center bead and string until you reach the base of the twisted wire.
Repeat the steps to obtain a third flower and twist wires leaving at least 5 or 6 cm tail.