Aster Coin Earrings

PROJECT E2410
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
A vibrant red opaline coin bead from Raven's Journey is the focal of this wire wrapped design. This project is a great way to change up the way you think about wire wrapping.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. To see how to complete this project from start to finish, please watch our video: How to Wire Wrap a Coin Bead Inside a Bead Frame. In this video you will see how to use 28 gauge wire to wrap a coin bead in a frame of Miyuki seed beads then finish the design by wire wrapping it to a beadable teardrop frame.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCP-0515 - Czech Glass Beads, Coin with Aster 12mm, 1 Strand, Red Opaline with Dark Bronze Wash, by Raven's Journey
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DMRR-MIX23 - Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, #MIX23 Heavy Metals Mix
    Project uses 56 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PNT-387 - Beadable Open Frame Link, Teardrop 26x17mm, 4 Pieces, Gold Tone
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-503 - Earring Post, Textured Circle with Punched Hole 10mm, 2 Pairs, Gold Plated
    Project uses 1 Pair. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1017 - Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic Bullet Clutch with Pad 7x11mm, 25 Pairs, Gold Tone
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-2832 - Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 28 Gauge Thick, 15 Yard Spool, Gold Color
    Project uses 1 Spool. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5250 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0021 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Round Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
  • XTL-0023 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Bent Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-0074 - Eurotool Nylon Jaw Pliers Chain Nose- For Scratch-Free Wire Work
Additional Information
Theme Autumn
Ingredients BCP-0515, DMRR-MIX23, PNT-387, FEA-503, FEA-1017, WCR-2832, FJR-5250,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Czech Glass Beads, Coin with Aster 12mm, Red Opaline with Dark Bronze Wash, by Raven's Journey (1 Strand)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$8.59 / Package | SKU: BCP-0515
Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, #MIX23 Heavy Metals Mix (8.5 Gram Tube)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8.5 Gram Tube.
$4.55 / Package | SKU: DMRR-MIX23
Beadable Open Frame Link, Teardrop 26x17mm, Gold Tone (4 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$3.89 / Package | SKU: PNT-387
Earring Post, Textured Circle with Punched Hole 10mm, Gold Plated (2 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pairs.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: FEA-503
Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic Bullet Clutch with Pad 7x11mm Gold Tone (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-1017
Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 28 Gauge Thick, Gold Color (15 Yard Spool)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.49 / Package | SKU: WCR-2832
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-5250
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Eurotool Nylon Jaw Pliers Chain Nose- For Scratch-Free Wire Work
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Bent Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Round Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$29.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0021

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