Modern Provence Earrings

PROJECT E2168
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
These brick stitch bead woven diamond shaped earrings feature our lovely Designer Palette in Provence.
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Begin by making a strip of ladder stitch, 20 beads wide. Follow the longest, center row of the bead pattern.
  2. Working off one side of your ladder stitch, continue in brick stitch. Follow along with the attached pattern. Allow the brick stitch to do it's natural decrease each row, not adding any increases. Continue until your last row, which has two beads.
  3. When you get to the top, you will add the earring post. Make sure that the loop is all the way closed. Thread your needle through the loop and back down through the next bead, Repeat this loop again to secure the loop into place. Tie off and weave in your thread.
  4. Flip your bead work over and add a new length of thread to the bottom and continue the pattern to complete the diamond shape. Tie off and weave in your thread.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • JK-0047 - Exclusive Beadaholique Designer Palette, Miyuki Delica Seed Bead Mix, 11/0 Size, 28.8 Grams, Provence
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-01020 - Sterling Silver Earring Backs (Earnuts) Medium 5mm (12)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-01043 - Sterling Silver Stud Earrings Ball Post & Ring 6mm (2)
    Project uses 2 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 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-0117 - BeadSmith Ultra Thread Zap, Battery Operated Thread Trimmer, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Spring
Ingredients JK-0047, FEA-01020, FEA-01043, 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.
Exclusive Beadaholique Designer Palette, Miyuki Delica Seed Bead Mix, 11/0, 28.8 Grams, Provence
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Tubes.
$20.42 / Package | SKU: JK-0047
Sterling Silver Earring Backs (Earnuts) Medium 5mm (12)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$2.24 / Package | SKU: FEA-01020
Sterling Silver Stud Earrings Ball Post & Ring 6mm (2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$3.34 / Package | SKU: FEA-01043
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$4.12 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$5.77 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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