Coral Reef Earrings

PROJECT E2078
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
This summery design is full of fun and color. 'Coraling' is a great bead weaving technique to add movement and an organic feel to your jewelry.
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat the process to make the second earring.
  1. For instructions to complete this project please watch our video: How to Add Beaded Coral Around a Form that has Circular Brick Stitch.
  2. You will follow the instruction to complete the bead weaving without adding a jump ring.
  3. Tie off and weave in your thread.
  4. To attach the earring finding, open one 8mm jump ring and attach it to the beaded link. Close the jump ring.
  5. Open the 5mm jump ring and attach it to the 8mm jump ring and to the loop of the earrings finding. Close the jump ring.
  6. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-1754 - Beadalon Silver Plated Quick Links 20mm Round (22 Pcs)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0055 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 129 'Opaque Lustered Pumpkin' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5150 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5180 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 8mm - 18 Gauge (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-6005 - Silver Plated Leverback Earrings -50 Earring Findings
    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 1 Spool. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Nautical
Ingredients BMB-1754, JSK-0055, FJR-5150, FJR-5180, FEA-6005, 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.
Beadalon Silver Plated Quick Links 20mm Round (22 Pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 22 Pieces.
$7.29 / Package | SKU: BMB-1754
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 129 'Opaque Lustered Pumpkin' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: JSK-0055
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$5.39 / Package | SKU: FJR-5150
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 8mm - 18 Gauge (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$7.79 / Package | SKU: FJR-5180
Earring Findings, Leverback 13x11mm, 50 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$17.99 / Package | SKU: FEA-6005
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$7.35 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.79 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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