Beads on the Christmas tree: the basic rules of decorating a New Year tree
Now very fashionable ornaments for the New Year's attributes are colorful glass beads. On the Christmas tree, these items were also hung in the last century. In our time, this tradition returns. Very popular are also products that are made of beads. More details about these ornaments read on!
Types of glass toys on the tree
Decorations made of glass for the New Year tree are as follows:
- balls are the most safe and easy option;
- top for the tree (dome, star, spire);
- beads - enliven and perfectly complement the composition;
- figurines and figurines (angels, cute little animals, cartoon characters).
Experts warn that of all the above products, the biggest weight is recorded in beads. Ornaments from them have a decent length. In addition, beads are sometimes too large, so they are in most cases very heavy. Overload them forest beauty is not worth it.
Glass beads: description
The homeland of the above jewelry is ancient Egypt. Due to its color effects and transparency, it is glass that is a magnificent material, with the help of which beautiful beads are produced on the Christmas tree.
These products are manufactured using the firing technology. A material melted under the influence of a gas lamp is wound around the metal rod. Using the method of "stamping" as a result of using a press of heated glass, the desired shape of the beads is cut out. Other methods are also used for the production of the above products - by means of tin, stretching, glass blowing.
Modern manufacturers offer their customers a wide range of the above products, made in different shapes and colors. In Russia, beads for the Christmas tree are produced by the company JSC "Yelochka". But among consumers, overseas, especially Czech beads, are popular too.
Mounting toy from the beads - what is this?
This product is the same beads - small and large, that are collected neatly on the wires in a variety of shapes. Great popularity and beads on the tree, and an assembly toy of them enjoyed in the 60s of last century. There was practically no alternative. In each house it was possible to observe the picture of the beads of the most colorful colors hanging on the tree. At that time it was a very fashionable decoration.
Glass mounting toy made of beads is still quite original and elegant decoration. She emphasizes the special style of the tree, its elegance and elegance. This decoration is easy enough to make yourself. Many publications offer on their pages a variety of schemes for manufacturing the above products, especially on the eve of the New Year. A delightful star or a delicate snowflake made of beads perfectly decorate the Christmas tree.
Christmas tree decorations with beads: basic rules
The tradition to decorate a Christmas tree with a variety of toys came to us from Germany. In the last century the tree was decorated with ancient beads, figures of colored paper, sweets, nuts and glass balls. In our time, this fashion returns. It's not for nothing that the proverb says that everything new is a well-forgotten old!
So, there are some rules, experts say, to decorate the tree with beads:
- It is recommended that these products be placed around the trunk. To hang them vertically is not advised.
- Beads for decorating a Christmas tree can be used in any color. But here we should remember that they should not go far from the general idea of decorating a New Year's tree.
- To make the tree look more impressive, do not overdo it with flowers. It is better to use beads of two or at most three basic shades. So this New Year tree will have a graceful and elegant appearance.
- Do not overload the tree with the above glass products. After all, because of these scenery will not be clearly visible fluffy branches of wood and other toys.
- Although in our time, shades of precious metals are very fashionable, experts still do not advise combining beads of golden and silver colors.
Decoration of a Christmas tree with beads is a great idea for creating an original and sophisticated design for your forest beauty.