Design Inspiration Supplies

Design Instructions

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Supplies needed

  • 2   Niobium Grey 3mm SS Bead Earwires    (90-5120-02)
  • 2   Heart Bezel Drop   (94-2466-61) 
  • Size 11 seed beads in red, white and blue
  • UV Resin or Judikins Diamond Glaze (or similar)
  • Tissues

Tools

  • chain and/or flat nose pliers
  • triangle bead scoop
  • pin or toothpick
  • UV lamp if using UV resin.

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: Approx. 2"

Designer: Tracy Gonzales

Watch our technique videos on the TierraCast Blog (look for Jump Rings)

 

Note: Sprinkle a few of each color of bead onto your work surface and mix them together until you have the ratio of colors desired.

 

Steps

  1. Apply ¼” drop of glaze into bottom of bezel.
  2. Use pin or toothpick to spread glaze around bottom.
  3. Use scoop to add seed beads into bezel.
  4. Use pin or toothpick to arrange beads as desired.
  5. Apply more glaze and/or beads sparingly if needed.
  6. Repeat steps 1-5 with second bezel and allow adhesive/resin to cure per product instructions.
  7. Open loop on earwire and attach to heart charm.
  8. Repeat Step 7 for second earring.

Download the Independence Day Earrings PDF

This is the same technique as our Faux-tastic Druzy Earrings. See our helpful Pinterest tutorial here.