Bring the twinkle of icicles to your tree with a dangling ornament made from prisms and beads. Start with a pendant at the bottom, then add beads that match your other holiday decorations.

Updated: February 17, 2017

What You Need

  • 12 inches of 28-gauge copper wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Small pendant bead and assorted other beads
  • Bead cap


  1. Thread the pendant bead onto the copper wire, sliding it to the center of the wire. Fold the wire in half and run it through the remaining beads and the bead cap. Reserve one bead for the top.

  • Turn the remaining bead sideways. Separate the wires and slide them through the bead in opposing directions. Twist the wire together at the top, form a small loop, and twist them together again. Trim away the excess wire.
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