Ithaca Earrings

PROJECT E2272
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
These blue honeycomb earrings seamlessly integrate metal elements for an added flash of gold.
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. To see how to complete this project from start to finish, please watch our video: How to Use Cymbals Bead Substitutes and Side Beads in Bead Weaving.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-0021 - Cymbal Bead Substitute for Honeycomb Beads, Maragas, Hexagon with Loop 6mm, 4 Pieces, 24K Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-0017 - Cymbal Bead Substitute for Honeycomb Beads, Galini, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 12 Pieces, 24K Gold Plated
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCH-160 - Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Opaque Turquoise Blue
    Project uses 16 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1288 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 6lb Test and 0.006 Thick, 15 Yard Mini Spool, Crystal Clear
    Project uses 1 Spool. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3030 - 22K Gold Plated Long Elegant Earring Hooks 25mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-0373 - Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Summer
Ingredients BMB-0021, BMB-0017, BCH-160, XCR-1288, FEA-3030,

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.
Cymbal Bead Substitute for Honeycomb Beads, Maragas, Hexagon, Loop 6mm, 4 Pieces, 24K Gold Plt
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$3.75 / Package | SKU: BMB-0021
Cymbal Bead Substitute for Honeycomb Beads, Galini, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 12 Pieces, 24K Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$10.35 / Package | SKU: BMB-0017
Czech Glass Honeycomb Beads, 2-Hole Hexagon 6mm, 30 Pieces, Opaque Turquoise Blue
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 30 Pieces.
$3.45 / Package | SKU: BCH-160
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 6lb Test and 0.006
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.25 / Package | SKU: XCR-1288
22K Gold Plated Long Elegant Earring Hooks 25mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$11.05 / Package | SKU: FEA-3030
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
$30.45 / Package | SKU: XTL-0373
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.75 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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