Design Instructions

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Supplies needed

  • 2    Hammertone 9mm Round Post    (94-1084-61)
  • 2    Hammertone 20x30mm Teardrop    (94-2564-61)
  • 2    Hammertone 17x24mm Teardrop    (94-2562-25)
  • 2    Hammertone Rondelle Bead    (94-5856-61)
  • 2    Eye Pin 21ga 2”    (01-0027-09)
  • 2    Round Jump Ring 19 Gauge 5.5mm ID    (01-0025-09)

Tools

  • flush cutters
  • round nose pliers
  • chain and/or flat nose pliers (2)

Skill Level: Beginning

Finished Size: Approx. 2 1/2”

Designer: Tracy Proctor

Watch our technique videos on the TierraCast Blog (look for Jump Rings and Simple Loops).

Steps

  1. Pick up one eye pin and string on one rondelle bead.
  2. At top of bead bend wire over at right angle and form simple loop. Trim excess wire.
  3. Grasp one loop with one pair of pliers and the second loop with a second pair. Turn loops perpendicular to each other.
  4. Open one jump ring and string on one large teardrop, then one smaller teardrop. Before closing jump ring attach to loop at one side of bead link. Close jump ring.
  5. Open loop at top of bead link and attach to loop on earring post. Close loop.
  6. Repeat all steps for second earring.

Download the Double Teardrop Earrings PDF