Carnelian Drop Earrings

PROJECT E821
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
Featuring delicately wire wrapped Carnelian gemstone heart briolettes and faceted teardrops, these elegant earrings are easy to make and a joy to wear.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. To make these earrings, please watch the video: How to Make Carnelian Drop Gemstone Earrings.
  2. In the video you will learn how to make wrapped wire loops and how to connect multiple gemstone "links" together without the use of jump rings.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPCA-08011 - Carnelian Gemstone Beads, Faceted Teardrops 6x8mm, 6 Pieces, Orange
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SPCA-08010 - Carnelian Gemstone Beads, Faceted Heart Briolettes 5x7mm, 6 Pieces
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-2632 - Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 26 Gauge Thick, 15 Yard Spool, Gold Color
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3020 - 22K Gold Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks (50)
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
Additional Information
Ingredients SPCA-08011, SPCA-08010, WCR-2632, FEA-3020,

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.
Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 26 Gauge Thick, 15 Yard Spool, Gold Color
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.97 / Package | SKU: WCR-2632
22K Gold Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks 15x15mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.54 / Package | SKU: FEA-3020
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$19.12 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose

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