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How to make a beautiful chime from old cutlery and beads

Make a Beautiful Chime From Old Cutlery and Beads

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I used a candy dish for the top of my chime. Reversing the handle and removing the small base  from the bottom. You may want to tarnish the dish to create that aged look.

I used a candy dish for the top of my chime. Reversing the handle and removing the small base from the bottom. You may want to tarnish the dish to create that aged look.

I painted mine black to match the black beads I will use

I painted mine black to match the black beads I will use

Using the barrel of a screw driver. I formed my spirals adding black beads between.

Using the barrel of a screw driver. I formed my spirals adding black beads between.

Cut 2 wires about 20 inches long. Fold in half and twist a loop. Add beads to the remaining 4 wires and secure to the dish.

Cut 2 wires about 20 inches long. Fold in half and twist a loop. Add beads to the remaining 4 wires and secure to the dish.

Drill holes in the cutlery and insert wire and twist to secure.

Drill holes in the cutlery and insert wire and twist to secure.

Secure the other end of the wire to the dish. Keep the same cutlery alternating to keep form and balance.

Secure the other end of the wire to the dish. Keep the same cutlery alternating to keep form and balance.

  • Old cutlery
  • Candy dish or a topper .....
  • Of your choice
  • Wire
  • Old beads
  • Drill or dremel
  • A barrel to wrap wire
  • Paint (Opt)