Retired - Dark Deco Earrings

PROJECT E3076
Designer: Karlin Jones
Skill Level: Beginner
Add a little sparkle to your jewelry collection by making these Art Deco inspired earrings featuring Austrian crystal double spike and arrow beads in Crystal Black Patina and Jet.
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. Onto a 3" gold plated head pin, slide 1 Austrian crystal crystal arrow bead, 1 gold seed bead, 1 Austrian crystal crystal double spike bead, 1 gold seed bead and 1 Austrian crystal crystal arrow bead.
  2. Create a wrapped wire loop wrapped wire loop with your round nose pliers and snip off any excess wire with your flush cutters.
  3. Using your chain nose pliers open the loop on your gold plated earring hook (how you would a jump ring) and slide it onto the wrapped wire loop and close.
  4. That's it!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWCR-5023 - Austrian Crystal, #5747 Double Spike Bead 16x8mm, 1 Piece, Jet
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWCR-5092 - Austrian Crystal, #5748 Arrow Bead 16mm, 1 Piece, Crystal Black Patina
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 4 packages.

  • JSH-0277 - Toho Round Seed Beads 8/0 #PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-05225 - 22K Gold Plated Head Pins - 22 Gauge 3 Inches (25)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3020 - 22K Gold Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks 15x15mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Ingredients SWCR-5023, SWCR-5092, JSH-0277, FHP-05225, FEA-3020,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Toho Round Seed Beads 8/0 #PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$3.95 / Package | SKU: JSH-0277
Head Pins, 3 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, 22K Gold Plated (25 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$3.69 / Package | SKU: FHP-05225
Earring Findings, Fish Hook Ear Wire 15x15mm, Gold Plated (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$7.69 / Package | SKU: FEA-3020
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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