Ombre Window Earrings in Jelly Bean

PROJECT E7066
Designer: Rachel Zaimont
Skill Level: Advanced
Brick stitch works up into a modern, geometric shape with a peek-a-boo window in these striking earrings. The design is set off by graduated shades of pink created with our exclusive Miyuki Delica ombre palette in Princess Pink, and finished with Swarovski crystals. Expand your bead weaving skills!
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. If you're new to brick stitch, you can watch our videos on how to do brick stitch bead weaving and how to make increases and decreases in brick stitch to get started.
  2. To see how to make these earrings from beginning to end, please watch our video on how to bead weave an ombre window earring. In this video you'll learn how to create a hexagon shape with an interior window using brick stitch, how to weave in your thread tails, how to attach the earring hook and how to create and attach three Swarovski crystal dangles at the bottom. You'll also learn more about Beadaholique's exclusive Miyuki Delica ombre seed bead palettes.
  3. Enjoy your earrings!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • JK-0073 - Exclusive Beadaholique Designer Palette, Miyuki Delica Seed Bead Mix, 11/0 Size, 28.8 Grams, Princess Pink Ombre
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1280 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
    Project uses 10 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBI-14098 - Swarovski Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Indian Pink
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5215 - 22K Gold Plated Head Pins - 22 Gauge/1.5 Inches (50)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3071 - 22K Gold Plated French Wire Earring Hooks 22mm (25 Pairs)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5452 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5614 - BeadSmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Ingredients JK-0073, XCR-1280, SWBI-14098, FHP-5215, FEA-3071, FJR-5452,

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,11/0,28.8g, Princess Pink Ombre
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Tubes.
$23.30 / Package | SKU: JK-0073
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.97 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
Swarovski Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Indian Pink
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 24 Pieces.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: SWBI-14098
22K Gold Plated Head Pins - 22 Gauge/1.5 Inches (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.14 / Package | SKU: FHP-5215
22K Gold Plated French Wire Earring Hooks 22mm (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$2.89 / Package | SKU: FEA-3071
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: FJR-5452
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
BeadSmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$5.62 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece

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