Pencil Holder with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Wire Wrap

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STEP 1

Cut a piece of paper to the dimensions shown in the illustration.
STEP 2

Roll paper over a wooden stick. Glue the ends of paper like you see in illustration. Remove the wooden stick and repeat Steps 1 and 2 27 more times. Paper rolls should have different lengths.
STEP 3
Lay the rolls all together and fix them with 4 pins on cardboard.
STEP 4
Draw a line on the top and bottom of rolls with a pencil. See the illustration for where to draw lines on rolls.
STEP 5

Cut two 80cm pieces of silver wire. Weave one piece of wire in and out of the rolls at one end at the point where the pencil line was drawn in Step 4. At the end reverse the wire going back the same way and pull tight. Repeat on other end with second wire.
STEP 6

Repeat Step 5 on top of paper rolls.
STEP 7

Cut 15cm of wire with flush-cutters and string 38 beads article 5328, 3mm Caribbean Blue Opal onto the wire.
STEP 8

Wrap one end of wire around the wire which was wrapped around rolls in Step 5. Repeat these with other end of wire like you see in illustration.
STEP 9

Cut 15cm of wire and slide 1 bead article 5328, 4mm Purple Velvet onto it. Fix the crystal as you see in illustration and slide on 14 beads article 5328, 4mm Purple Velvet. Repeat Step 8.
STEP 10

Repeat Step 7-8 x8 and repeat Step 9 x12 with all other beads article 5328. Turn around rolls and twist the silver wire end of one crystal line with next one. Repeat this and cut rest off with flush-cutters.
STEP 11

Shape the work around a glass. Then remove the glass.
STEP 12

Twist wire ends with which you have fixed paper rolls like you see in illustration. Cut off rest with flush-cutters.
STEP 13

Insert glass.

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