Retired - Oahu Sand Earrings

PROJECT E2205
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate

Stroll the beautiful beaches of Hawaii with the grace and elegance of these Austrian crystal pearl drop earrings.

Instructions
Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for up-to-date information.
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. On to one headpin, string on one bicone bead, one bead aligner, one large hole pearl, one bead aligner, and one bicone bead. Make a wrapped wire loop.
  2. Next, take one eye pin and string on one bicone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Open one loop of this piece, same as you would a jump ring, and attach it to the wrapped wire loop of the pearl component. Close the loop.
  3. Take another eye pin and string on one bicone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Attach this loop to the other side of the eye pin from the previous step.
  4. Take another eye pin and string on one bicone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Attach this loop to the other side of the eye pin from the previous step.
  5. Finally, open the loop of the last eye pin and attach it to the loop of the earring post. Close the loop and you're all done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FEA-1540 - TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Stud Post Earrings Star Jasmine 13mm (1 Pair)
    Project uses 1 Pair. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1016 - Bullet Clutch Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic with Pad 7x11mm, 50 Pieces, Silver Tone
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-9901 - Austrian Crystal, 5890 BeCharmed Pearls European Style Lg Hole 14x9.5mm, 1 Piece, Bronze
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWBI-14516 - Austrian Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Light Silk
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5320 - Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6265 - Silver Plated Open Eye Pins 22 Gauge 1 Inch (x50)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-227 - TierraCast White Bronze Plated Lead-Free Pewter Classic Pandora Bead Aligners 7mm (4)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 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 Vintage Look, Summer, Spring, Bridal
Ingredients FEA-1540, FEA-1016, SWP-9901, SWBI-14516, FHP-5320, FHP-6265, BMB-227,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. 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.
Earring Posts, Stud Star Jasmine Flower 13mm, Silver Plated Pewter, by TierraCast (1 Pair)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$4.39 / Package | SKU: FEA-1540
Earring Backs, Hypo Allergenic Bullet Clutch with Pad 7x12mm Silver (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$2.19 / Package | SKU: FEA-1016
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Silver Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: FHP-5320
Open Eye Pins, 50 Pieces, Silver Plated (1 Inch Long and 22 Gauge Thick)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: FHP-6265
Bead Aligner, Classic Style 7mm, White Bronze Plated, by TierraCast (4 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: BMB-227
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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