Pearls & Crystals Candle Wrap

Materials

  • Green pillar candle, 3” diameter, 6” tall
  • Artistic Wire (Beadalon): Black, 22-gauge; Silver, 16-gauge
  • Assorted pearl and crystal beads of choice
  • Crystallized Swarovski Elements: Silver Swirl & Black Flower Pendant

Tools

  • Tools (Beadalon): Round-nosed Pliers, Wire Snips
  • 527 Multi-Use Glue (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Lighter

Directions

STEP 1

  • Thread assorted pearls and crystal beads onto black wire, gluing them randomly spaced onto wire.

STEP 2

  • Wrap wire four times loosely around candle. Use wire snips to cut ends. Use lighter to heat 1/2” wire end and press into back of candle. Repeat with remaining wire end.

STEP 3

  • Use pliers to tighten wire around candle, bending every 1” to 1-1/2”, creating a random pattern along entire beaded wire length.

STEP 4

  • Snip 1” length from silver wire and bend in half around tip of round-nose pliers to create a “U” shape. Place through pendant loop. Use lighter to heat both ends of wire and press into front of candle in center of wires.
by Keri Lee Sereika
Pearls & Crystals Candle Wrap
Pearls & Crystals Candle Wrap