Design Instructions

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Supplies needed

  • 2    French Hook Ear Wire w/2mm GF Bead    (90-3120-10)
  • 2    Talavera Cross Charms    (94-2321-26)
  • 2    Paloma Bead    (94-5617-26)
  • 2    Eye Pin 21 Gauge 2”    (01-0027-27)
  • 2    Oval Jump Ring 20 Gauge 4x3mm ID    (01-0018-09)
  • 2    5x7mm Czech faceted rondelle bead
  • 10    Size 11 round seed beads   

Tools

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

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: Approx. 3”

Designer: 

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 three seed beads, one paloma bead (head first), one seed bead, one rondelle bead, and one seed bead.
  2. After last seed bead fold wire over at right angle, protecting bead with thumb nail. Form simple loop, trimming excess wire.
  3. Open one jump ring and attach to simple loop formed in Step 2. Before closing add cross charm. Close jump ring.
  4. Open loop of one ear wire and attach at top of earring. Close loop.
  5. Repeat Steps 1-4 for second earring.