Mermaid Tail Earrings in Miami Splash

PROJECT E2329
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
The soft Bondeli colors of the Czech Glass 2-Hole Ginko beads resemble the beautiful scales of a mermaid's tail in these bead woven earrings.
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 Make a Pair of Earrings with the Ginko 2-Hole Beads and Cymbal Bead Endings. Follow along with the weaving technique shown in the video and the placement of the colors as seen in the project photo.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCG-120 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Orange
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-127 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Purple
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-125 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Mint
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-126 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Coral
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-124 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Blue Raspberry
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1017 - Bullet Clutch Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic with Pad 7x11mm, 50 Pieces, Gold Tone
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-01142 - Gold Filled Stud Earrings Ball Post & Backs (1 Pair)
    Project uses 1 Pair. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-522 - Cymbal Bead Endings fit 8/0 Round Beads, Lakos IV, 18mm, 2 Pieces, 24kt Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSO-0277 - Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 #PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
    Project uses 16 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-3025 - Tulip Beading Needles Size #12 47.5x0.35mm - 2 Needles
  • PL5130 - Tronex Tools, Short Chain Nose Pliers with Standard Handle and Tip Protector 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-0117 - BeadSmith Ultra Thread Zap, Battery Operated Thread Trimmer, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Summer
Ingredients BCG-120, BCG-127, BCG-125, BCG-126, BCG-124, FEA-1017, FEA-01142, FCO-522, JSO-0277, 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.
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Orange
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-120
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Purple
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-127
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Mint
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-125
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Coral
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$3.99 / Package | SKU: BCG-126
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Bondeli Matte Blue Raspberry
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-124
Bullet Clutch Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic with Pad 7x11mm, 25 Pairs, Gold Tone
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$2.39 / Package | SKU: FEA-1017
Earring Posts, Stud with Ball & Ring 4mm, 1 Pair, Gold Filled
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$9.95 / Package | SKU: FEA-01142
Cymbal Bead Endings fit 8/0 Round Beads, Lakos IV, 18mm, 2 Pieces, 24kt Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$6.69 / Package | SKU: FCO-522
Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 #PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$5.29 / Package | SKU: JSO-0277
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:

Tulip Beading Needles Size #12 47.5x0.35mm - 2 Needles
$18.29 / Package | SKU: XTL-3025

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