Hodge Podge Honeycomb Earrings

PROJECT E838
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
The wired focal of the Hodge Podge Honeycomb Earrings features 7 honeycomb beads that have been staggered in a geometrical pattern. This focal is then suspended from chains and a lovely earring hook, creating a modern pair of statement earrings.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. To make this pair of earrings, please watch the video: How to Make the Hodge Podge Honeycomb Earrings.
  2. In the video you will learn how to wire your 2-hole honeycomb beads together, how to create wrapped wire loops on each end, how to open and close jump rings, as well as how to put all the earring pieces together.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCH-0172 - Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Hodge Podge Orange Luster
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCH-0176 - Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Hodge Podge Blue Picasso
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5240 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 21 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-5028 - 14KT Gold Filled Earrings Leverbacks with Teardrop Motif (1 Pair)
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9978 - Bright Gold Plated Cable Circle Chain 3mm - Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 5 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-2633 - Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 26 Gauge Thick, 15 Yard Spool, Tarnish Resistant Brass
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients BCH-0172, BCH-0176, FJR-5240, FEA-5028, CHA-9978, WCR-2633,

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 Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Hodge Podge Orange Luster
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 30 Pieces.
$2.79 / Package | SKU: BCH-0172
Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Hodge Podge Blue Picasso
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 30 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: BCH-0176
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 21 Gauge (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$2.17 / Package | SKU: FJR-5240
14KT Gold Filled Earrings Leverbacks with Teardrop Motif (1 Pair)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$7.91 / Package | SKU: FEA-5028
Gold Plated Cable Chain, Circle Link 3mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: CHA-9978
Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 26 Gauge Thick, 15 Yard Spool, Tarnish Resistant Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.00 / Package | SKU: WCR-2633

Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
$12.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5032
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$22.95 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece

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