Mermaid Tail Earrings in Rainbow

PROJECT E2300
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Czech Glass Ginko 2-hole beads looks like the colorful little scales of a mermaid tail in these bead woven earrings.
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 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.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCG-152 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Shimmer Green
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-151 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Shimmer Teal Blue
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-150 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Shimmer Eggplant
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-149 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Shimmer Grape
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCG-148 - Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, 10 Grams, Shimmer Burgundy
    Project uses 2 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 2 pieces. 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-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-0117 - BeadSmith Ultra Thread Zap, Battery Operated Thread Trimmer, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Nautical
Ingredients BCG-152, BCG-151, BCG-150, BCG-149, BCG-148, 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, Shimmer Green (10 Grams)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.30 / Package | SKU: BCG-152
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, Shimmer Teal Blue (10 Grams)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-151
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, Shimmer Eggplant (10 Grams)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-150
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, Shimmer Grape (10 Grams)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-149
Czech Glass, 2-Hole Ginko Beads 7.5mm, Shimmer Burgundy (10 Grams)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCG-148
Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic Bullet Clutch with Pad 7x11mm Gold Tone (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-1017
Earring Posts, Stud with Ball & Ring 4mm, Gold-Filled (1 Pair)
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 24kt Gold Plated (2 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$6.95 / Package | SKU: FCO-522
Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 #PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$5.49 / Package | SKU: JSO-0277
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, Crystal Clear (15 Yards)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.95 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 pcs)
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$32.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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