Here is a brief write up on the recent chandelier's John and I have done, I mention the supplies needed, and a little know how. Write a comment if you're going to attempt any of these, I'll respond if you have questions.
African Clay Chandelier
A quick run down of supplies to make chandeliers
1. Home-depot has everything you need to make any lighting fixture
2. Drill Press, is needed also drill bits for wood, metal, or just use your drill, with a bit on it!
3. MOST IMPORTANT Handsome, strong, willing husband!!!
4. 26 Gauge wire, for stringing Beads, Driftwood etc...
At Michael's we have been using these rings, we drill holes into it to string our material, also to mount the bracket for the wiring
Air dry clay
Capiz Shells a friend gave me hers she found them at Home Goods as a curtain for only $24.00
Roll your own beads set out in sun to dry usually takes 2 days.
Today is a very busy day I have four clients, two girls are going to a wedding I am doing hair and make-up, then at 1 I have a bride trial up-do, pray for me. It's a huge wedding party of 14!!! She has 8 sisters, could you imagine?? Alright time to get with it, have a blessed day, Shirley