First you will need:

2 to 4 Beads
20 Gauge Wire and 26 Gauge Wire
Wire Cutters
Jump ring

*You do not have to use two different gauge wires I just think it gives it a little more realistic look.

Step 1: Attach beads and begin wraping

Put your beads (I used 3) on the wire
Bend the wire and bring the beads together in a bunch. When using 3 beads it will generally look like a triangle.
Take the beginning end of your wire and bring it across what you want to be the bottom of the birds nest. Start wrapping the rest of your wire around the bunch of beads, trying not to go over top of the beads on one side.
   *It does not need to be neat and symmetrical, on fact I think it looks better a little messy.

Once you have the general shape you want for your nest you can start weaving in and out to give the nest some firmness and shape.
At this point I cut about 6 more inches of wire from my spool and use this end to weave in and out.
You want to wrap the wire perpendicular to the previous wrap. * See picture 6

Once you have run out of wire tuck the end into the bottom.* Picture 9  Make sure it is not poking out at all or it will scratch you once you put it on a chain and ware it.
yeah i did it in less than half an hour and my mom loved it
i loved it that is so helpful because i wanted to learn something new n that looks so hard but is so easy i just loved it
It is always awesome when you find out how easy something is that you thought was hard. Glad I would take some of the mystery out of it for you!
This is gorgeous! My sister would love one of these. I just might make one. Oh my, the list is so long with Instructables! Thanks for sharing and do have a beautiful day!<br>Sunshiine
Good Luck! If you do make one I would love to see some pictures! Keep Crafting!
Thanks I will post a picture!

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