Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool & then flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher.
cook the beads in the oven on 400 degrees for about 25 to 30 minutes. Those directions were updated to use a gas grill outside or a toaster over outside
Melted Bead Sun Catchers-I'm Feelin' Crafty- Windchime
Homemade gems Bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes. Immediately drop into ice water and they will crack.
The Grinner Fishing Knot Tutorial for Jewelry Clasp Ends - The Beading Gem's Journal via @beadinggem
DIY Jewelry Tutorials
My Own Beautiful Island: Melted Bead Suncatchers
First sun-catcher - SUMMER ACTIVITY! beads. You dump them into a round non-stick cake pan in a SINGLE layer, no greasing necessary and bake them in the oven on 400 for about 20 minutes.
Melting beads - gorgeous suncatchers!
Glass Beaded Garden Art on Mesquite- idea for my bead making friends for the not quite perfect ones?
Garden Art, Junque, glass towers
doitandhow.com; unfortunately this tree project links back to what appears to be a foreign site.
Techniques 'n Tutorials