Hair Stick with Mylar Strips, Czech Glass Beads and Silver-Plated Brass Charms

STEP 1
Using scissors, trim six red Mylar strips, six peacock blue Mylar strips and six silver Mylar strips in random lengths between 4 and 8 inches.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and round-nose pliers, bend a large double-leaf bail to a 90 degree angle.
STEP 3
Using G-S hypo cement, place a small amount of glue on the inside leaf of one side of the bail. Match the ends of the eighteen lengths of Mylar strips and place them in the glue on the inside of the bail. Using the chain-nose pliers, compress the two leaves of the bail together over the Mylar strips. Set aside and allow the glue to completely set according to manufacturers instructions.
STEP 4
Using flush-cutters, cut four 1/2 inch lengths and one 2-3/4 inch length of silver-plated 2.2mm cable chain.
STEP 5
String one 4mm round white glass bead onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 4mm round white glass beading link. Repeat to create four 4mm round white glass beading links.

Repeat to create five 4mm round red glass beading links, using one 4mm round red glass bead and one eyepin.

Repeat to create four 4mm round blue glass beading links, using one 4mm round blue glass bead and one eyepin.
STEP 6
Remove the flower bead from the wire on the hair stick by unwrapping the wire. String one 4mm round red glass bead and the flower bead onto the wire on the hair stick. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, finish the straight end of the wire with a 4mm simple loop.
STEP 7
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the hair stick and the first link of the 4-inch length of chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 8
Attach the following components to the loop on the hair stick to create multiple drops:
  • One 4mm jumpring, one 1/2 inch length of chain, one 4mm round white glass beading link, one 4mm round blue glass beading link, one 4mm round white glass beading link, one 4mm round red glass beading link and one silver-plated star drop
  • One 4mm jumpring and one 2-3/4 inch length of chain
  • One 4mm jumpring, one 1/2 inch length of chain, one 4mm round blue glass beading link, one 1/2 inch length of chain, one 4mm round red glass beading link, one 4mm round white glass beading link, one 4mm round blue glass beading link, one 4mm round red glass beading link and one silver-plated star drop
  • One 4mm jumpring, one 1/2 inch length of chain, one 4mm round red glass beading link, one 4mm round white glass beading link, one 4mm round blue glass beading link and one silver-plated star drop
  • Three 4mm jumprings, one 4mm round red glass beading link and the bail attached to the Mylar strands

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