Biloba Earrings

PROJECT E8036
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
Lusterous 2-hole Ginko beads form the petals of this floral earring, lined with 15/0 Toho seed beads and Minos par Puca beads. The design surrounds an iridescent Swarovski Crystal pearl.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make the Biloba Earrings Featuring Ginkgo Beads. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to bead weave this design using 2-hole Ginko beads, Minos par Puca beads, and Toho 15/0 seed beads.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCG-100 - Czech Glass Matubo, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Crystal Violet Rainbow
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCT-0204 - Czech Glass Minos par Puca, Cylindrical Beads 2.5x3mm, 120 Pieces, Pastel White
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-6076 - Swarovski Crystal, 5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 6mm, 50 Pieces, Pearlescent White
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSO-0211 - Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 27BDF 'Silver Lined Frosted Teal' 8g
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-6700 - Silver Plated Earring Hooks Kidney Wires 25mm (10 Pairs)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5454 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1280 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
    Project uses 4 feet. 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-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-0373 - Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Spring
Ingredients BCG-100, BCT-0204, SWP-6076, JSO-0211, FEA-6700, FJR-5454, XCR-1280,

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, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Crystal Violet Rainbow
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: BCG-100
Czech Glass Minos par Puca, Cylindrical Beads 2.5x3mm, 120 Pieces, Pastel White
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 120 Pieces.
$3.99 / Package | SKU: BCT-0204
Swarovski Crystal, #5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 6mm, 50 Pieces, Pearlescent White
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$8.15 / Package | SKU: SWP-6076
Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 #27BDF 'Silver Lined Frosted Teal' 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.85 / Package | SKU: JSO-0211
Silver Plated Earring Hooks Kidney Wires 25mm (10 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pairs.
$2.09 / Package | SKU: FEA-6700
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-5454
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.29 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
$29.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0373

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