Peacock's Pride Earrings in Blue

PROJECT E8044
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
Lusterous blues and purples fan out in a tail of woven Toho Demi Round seed beads and Czech glass 2-hole beads. These feather style earrings are a great project for those new to bead weaving!
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make the Peacock's Pride Earrings. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to bead weave this design using a combination of 2-hole Bar beads and MiniDuo beads with Toho 11/0 Demi Round seed beads. You will be substituting a blue color palette for this variation.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCP-38103 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Two Toned Beads 8mm Round Purple Green (25)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-33417 - CzechMates Glass, 2-Hole Bar Beads 6x2mm, 10 Grams, Metallic Blue Suede
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCT-127 - Czech Glass MiniDuo, 2-Hole Beads 2x4mm, 8 Gram Tube, Magic Blue Pink
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DRO-0017 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm) Size, 7.4 Grams, 504 Higher Metallic Iris Violet
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • DRH-0017 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm) Size, 7.8 Grams, 504 Higher Metallic Iris Violet
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3091 - Antiqued Silver Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks 15x15mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1285 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
    Project uses 3 feet. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-0373 - Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
Additional Information
Ingredients BCP-38103, BCP-33417, BCT-127, DRO-0017, DRH-0017, FEA-3091, XCR-1285,

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 Fire Polished Glass Two Toned Beads 8mm Round Purple Green (25)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: BCP-38103
CzechMates Glass, 2-Hole Bar Beads 6x2mm, 10 Grams, Metallic Blue Suede
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.55 / Package | SKU: BCP-33417
Czech Glass MiniDuo, 2-Hole Beads 2x4mm, 8 Gram Tube, Magic Blue Pink
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8 Grams.
$4.85 / Package | SKU: BCT-127
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm), 7.4 Grams, #504 Higher Metallic Iris Violet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.25 / Package | SKU: DRO-0017
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm), 7.8 Grams, #504 Higher Metallic Iris Violet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.40 / Package | SKU: DRH-0017
Antiqued Silver Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks 15x15mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: FEA-3091
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.39 / Package | SKU: XCR-1285
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$23.35 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020
The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
$30.39 / Package | SKU: XTL-0373

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