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Winter Holiday Jewelry Making Projects by arteesvida
December 16, 2006, 9:28 pm
Filed under: Beading, Clay Jewelry, Holiday Projects, Kid Friendly Projects, Wire Work

Seasonal Winter Fun!

Polymer Clay Holly and Ivy

An easy clay project that could be converted into a lovely pendent!

Polymer Clay Mitten Pins

Make simple clay mittens, or embellish with cool cane patterns for a more elaborate look!

Snow Days Tile

This tile project, in miniature, would make a great pendent or brooch!

Snowy Tree

This is a gorgeous liquid sculpey project that could also be converted to a pretty piece of jewelry!

TLS Snowflake

These colorful, delicate snowflakes (also made with liquid polymer clay) have lots of creative jewelry making applications!

Snow Cane

This polymer cane makes a pretty lace-like snowflake pattern.


This little ornament would also make a fabulous necklace!

Wire Snowflake

This snowflake would make a great necklace or pin…and in miniture, a great pair of earrings!


Gimmel Dremel Pattern

The third pattern on this page recreates the Gimmel side of the holiday Dreidel.

Beaded Wire Star Earring Pattern

This six point star makes a great Hannukuah project!

Clay Star Of David

This clay is made from cornstarch and baking soda….although the project is for napkin rings, they would also work well as pendents!


This polymer clay dreidel would make a cute pendent, or earrings in half-size.

Wire Star Of David

Wig Jig six point star project.

Star Of David Cane

Use this cane to make your own Star of David beads.

Dreidel Pin

A cute tagboard project…great for kids!

Hewbrew Alphabet

The entire Hebrew alphabet in peyote, brick, or loom weave beadwork.

Felt Dreidel Pin

A cute project made with felt and silver decorative thread.

Clay Dreidel

Fanciful, colorful dreidel’s that would make fabulous charms!


Pagan Rosary

Pay homage nature and the cycle of life with this rosary project.

Candle Pattern

The second pattern on this page makes a sweet solstice candle!

Sacred Circle Necklace

A beaded representation of The Lunar Cycle, The Wheel Of The Year, and The Five Elements.

Solstice Angels

An easy bead and head pin project!


Gift Coat Pin

Not just for under your tree…you can wear this festive present on your jacket!

Christmas Moose Beadwork Pattern

A simple stitchwork moose pattern.

Christmas Tree Pin

A fun clay christmas tree!

Snow Angel

A sweet 3D beadwork project.

Angel Claus

A polymer clay mini ornament that would also make a great pendent.

Angel Wing Cane

To create your own holiday angels with!

Santa Penguin

Another cute mini ornament with great jewelry making possibilities!

Crystal Angels

Several angel pin and pendent variations

Beadwork Angel Pattern

The first pattern on this page is a simple brick stitch pattern with fringe.

Beaded Candy Cane

A bead and wire candy cane…could be used for as a candy cane pendent, or twisted further into a bead and wire holiday bracelet!

3D Wired Star

This funky, free form star would make a great pendent!

Christmas Tree Earrings

A simple beadweaving project!

Beadwork Santa Claus Pattern

The last three patterns on this page are different versions of Santa…two are small enough for earrings and the last would make a cute amulet bag!

Christmas Moose Cane

This moose is adorable…and this cane makes a TON of beads!

Clay Gingerbread Man

This little guy would look great on a necklace!

Clay Gingerbread Houses

These are actually in 2D and are quite small…great jewelry making potential!

Clay Christmas Minis

Cookies, Santa, Hot Chocolate…lots of neat ideas!

Wire Star

A stylish star…and an easy project.

Tinsel Wreath Pins

A great project for those leftover tinsel bits!

Wire Star Earrings

Several different star shapes to make fun earrings!

Rejoice Angel

A cute polymer clay pin project.


Kinara Beadwork Pattern

The fourth pattern down on this page is a simple Kwanzaa beadwork pattern that would make a great set of earrings!

Jeweled Holiday Bracelet

This beaded bracelet comes in traditional Kwanzaa colors.

Kwanzaa Corn Pin

A felt corn pin….a great kid’s project.

Clay Kinara

This Kinara would make an adorable pin in miniature!

Munhindi Necklace

An easy cardboard necklace project.

Kwanzaa Bead Candles

These would make great pendents!

Kwanzaa Necklace

This painted pasta shell necklace is another great project for young kids!

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Great projects, I amy have to try making a few ones. I was just reading about how to make a jewelry making kit over at you might try checking it out to get some good ideas on how to make a kit.

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