Retired - Miranda Earrings

Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Beginner
Gorgeous gemstones in warm tones of red, orange, and champagne have been paired with rich gold colored findings in these classically elegant earrings. These look like they were purchased at a fine jewelry store and the stones are beautiful!

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.

Remember to double these instructions to make your matched pair of earrings.
  1. Start by cutting the head off a head pin (as close to the head as you can). Using that now piece of "wire", wire wrap your Champagne Quartz briolette as shown is the video: How to Wire Wrap a Briolette.
  2. Take 1 22k gold plated ball head pin and place onto it 1 Red Orange Agate faceted round gemstone. Right after the gemstone, create a wrapped wire loop as seen in the video HERE Cut off excess wire with flush cutters. Repeat this step 14 more times.
  3. To assemble your earring, open a 4mm jump ring and place onto it the briolette you wrapped in the first step and 4 of the dangles from the second step. Close the jump ring.
  4. Open another jump ring and link it onto the previous one so that you have 2 of the small agate dangles on each side. Now place onto the jump ring 2 of the red orange dangles, the loop at the base of your gold filled earring hook, and two more red orange dangles. Close the jump ring.
  5. You have now attached 8 of the 15 red orange dangles which will go onto this earring. To attach the remaining 7, link them to the already connected dangles' wrapped wire loops via 3mm jump rings. Just open the jump ring, place a new dangle onto it, link it to the wrapped wire loop of a connected dangle, and then close the jump ring. Place them where ever it looks like you need some more color or weight. Do this for all 7.
  6. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FHP-3029 - 22K Gold Plated Ball Head Pins 24 Gauge 1.5 Inch (x20)
    Project uses 32 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FJR-4024 -
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5230 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 3mm 22 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SPAG-204 - Rich Red Orange Agate Faceted Round Gemstone Beads 4mm - 15.5 Inch Strand
    Project uses 30 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • 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 Autumn
Ingredients FJR-5230,

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.
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 3mm 22 Gauge (100 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$7.29 / Package | SKU: FJR-5230
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Tools and Other Supplies:

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

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