This charm is designed to use as a cell phone charm, but obviously, you can use it for just about any sort of ornamentation. I came up with the design while thinking of different cell phone charms. The inspiration came from my husband who sometimes refers to me as “Wednesday” (from the Adams family…you know the little girl that has a doll with no head). This doll does have a head or sort of head, depending on how you look at it.

To help make your doll charm extra sturdy, I suggest you either double the thickness of your thread at the beginning or (as the instructions suggest) go back and work the thread back through the piece before adding the bead tip. Both methods come up with similar results – a strong doll charm that will last longer hanging around on your cell phone all day.

You’ll need:

1 – 10 x 8mm red crystal teardrop bead
24 – size 11 red seed beads
Red nymo and bees wax or Silamide thread
Beading needle
Scissors
1 gold-colored bead tip
Hypo-cement
Corsage pin
*Spring ring clasp
*Cell phone strap
Round-nosed pliers
Flat-nosed pliers

*These are only necessary if you plan to use your charm on your cell phone. The cell phone strap used for this project is available from Beadalon (www.beadalon.com) and its distributors.

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