Beautyberry Earrings

PROJECT E5003
Designer: Becky Nunn
Skill Level: Beginner
This lovely design features Nunn Design Elements and Austrian crystal pearls to show off the beauty of nature in these simple drop earrings.
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. Take one head pin and string on: one 8mm pearl, two long 8mm flower petal bead caps (with the petals staggered), one 9mm etched daisy bead cap and one 6mm floral petal bead cap. Make a simple wire loop. (See photo for reference).
  2. Take one eye pin and string on: one 6mm floral petal bead cap, one 10mm pearl, one 11.5mm acorn bead cap, one one 6mm floral petal bead cap facing up, one 9mm daisy bead cap facing up, and one 8mm pearl. Make a simple wire loop.
  3. Open the simple wire loop on the head pin, same as you would a jump ring, and attach it to the bottom loop of the eye pin. Close the loop.
  4. Open the loop on the other side of the eye pin and attach one leverback earring. Close the loop.
  5. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWP-8036 - Austrian Crystal, 5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 8mm, 25 Pieces, Iridescent Red
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-1036 - Austrian Crystal, 5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 10mm, 10 Pieces, Iridescent Red
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-09031 - Nunn Design Bead Caps, Acorn 11.5mm, 2 Pieces, Bright Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-09043 - Nunn Design Bead Caps, Flower Petal 8mm, 2 Pieces, Bright Silver
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • BMB-08019 - Nunn Design Bead Caps, 9mm Etched Daisy Design, 4 Pieces, Bright Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-08039 - Nunn Design Bead Caps, 6mm Floral Petals, 4 Pieces, Bright Silver
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • BMB-08023 - Nunn Design Bead Caps, 9mm Daisy, 4 Pieces, Bright Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6267 - Silver Plated Open Eye Pins 22 Gauge 2 Inch (x50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5320 - Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-6025 - Earring Findings, Leverbacks With Loop, 5 Pairs, Silver Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
Additional Information
Theme Winter
Ingredients FEA-05010, FHP-6267, PRES-5810-CIR8, BMB-08019, BMB-08039, BMB-09031, BMB-09043, BMB-08023, FHP-5320, PRES-5810-CIR10,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Earring Findings, Classic Leverback 16x10mm, Sterling Silver (1 Pair)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$5.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-05010
Open Eye Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Silver Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.89 / Package | SKU: FHP-6267
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5810 Round Pearl Bead 8mm, Iridescent Red (1 Piece)
You will need 4 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.49 / Package | SKU: PRES-5810-CIR8
Nunn Design Bead Caps, 9mm Etched Daisy Design, Bright Silver (4 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$4.29 / Package | SKU: BMB-08019
Nunn Design Bead Caps, 6mm Floral Petals, Bright Silver (4 Pieces)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: BMB-08039
Nunn Design Bead Caps, Acorn 11.5mm, Bright Silver (2 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.49 / Package | SKU: BMB-09031
Nunn Design Bead Caps, Flower Petal 8mm, Bright Silver (2 Pieces)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$2.79 / Package | SKU: BMB-09043
Nunn Design Bead Caps, 9mm Daisy Bright Silver (4 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$4.59 / Package | SKU: BMB-08023
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Silver Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: FHP-5320
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5810 Round Pearl Bead 10mm, Iridescent Red (1 Piece)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.69 / Package | SKU: PRES-5810-CIR10
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose

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