SANTA CLAUS WIRE GLASSES – Our Christmas gift-bringers, Santa or Mamma Claus are known for using a graceful glass that connotes wisdom and experience and tenderness. I really enjoy using glasses on my Christmas pieces of Santa and Mamma Claus. Golden wire glasses, for example, give to them a cool finish. Many people write to us asking where I buy and how to do them. So I will now teach you step by step how to do it.
To mold the glasses in the round shape you can use a pencil, craft brush with round handle, hot glue stick, or pen. Any shape that is round.
Check out the step-by-step:
SANTA CLAUS WIRE GLASSES
1 – With a refill of hot glue or other round “mold”, wrap the wire like this:
2 – Remove from the mold and it will look like this:
3 – Leave a little space in the middle and make another turn:
4 – It will look like this:
5 – Cut the leftover wire with scissors or thin nose pliers:
6 – Cut close to the side of the glasses and straighten the wire end with thin-tipped pliers so that it does not appear on the sides.
7 – It will look like this:
8 – To make this mother’s sunglasses I used as a “mold” a thick makeup brush for the glasses to get bigger.