Retired - Malbec Earrings

PROJECT E788
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Beginner
Named after the purple grape used to make fine wine, these earrings feature Austrian crystal faux pearls in iridescent purple and gold plated Tierracast vine connectors. These earrings are easy to make and look elegant when worn.
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. To make these earrings, please watch the video: How to Make the Malbec Earrings.
  2. The entire process from start to finish is demonstrated in the video.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FCO-4741 - TierraCast Fine 22k Gold Plated Pewter Small Square Vine Connector Small Beads 15mm (2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-1075 - Austrian Crystal, 5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 10mm, 10 Pieces, Iridescent Purple
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5220 - 22K Gold Plated Head Pins - 21 Gauge - 2 Inches (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. 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-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion
Ingredients FCO-4741, SWP-1075, FHP-5220, FEA-3030,

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.
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 21 Gauge Thick, 22K Gold Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.47 / Package | SKU: FHP-5220
Earring Findings, Long Earring Hooks 25mm, Gold Plated (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$11.29 / Package | SKU: FEA-3030
Earn Reward Points Earn Reward Points with your purchase of project components or tools.

Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

Related Video [VIEW ALL VIDEOS]

Accessible Options For closed captions/subtitles, click the CC icon on the video player after starting the video.

You recently viewed

Clear recently viewed