Quick & Easy DIY Jewelry: How to Make the Sweet Holiday Earrings

SKU VID-1814
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner

In this video you will learn how to make a quick pair of earrings for the holidays featuring Swarovski crystals and pearls. A simple wire loop is all you need to achieve a sweet, classic style.

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hi this is kat with beadaholique.com and in this video i'm going to show you how to make the sweet holiday earrings now this is a really quick and easy project so all we're going to need is we're going to need a couple of head pins here i have some six millimeter swarovski crystal pearls i also have some eight millimeter as well and i have some four millimeter bicones and some leverback earring hooks now the only tools that we're going to need is we're going to need a pair of round nose pliers a pair of chain nose pliers and a pair of flush cutters so if you have everything ready to go let's go ahead and get started so this is so simple we're just going to take one of our head pins here now i've chosen a ball head pin just for a little extra something something and i'm gonna slide on one of my four millimeter bicones one six millimeter pearl one of my eight millimeter pearls and then just reverse that by adding on another six and then that four millimeter bicone and we're just going to slide that all the way down until it's nice and snug at the bottom there so go ahead and come in with your round nose pliers and what we're going to do is we're going to grip just above where that bicone is just like so and just go ahead and bend that backwards just a little bit now wrap that wire up and over the top of your round nose pliers and we're just going to rotate our pliers and then finally bring that across to create that simple wire loop now we can go ahead and remove our round nose pliers come in with our flush cutters and snip off that extra wire and we can just set that aside that's just a little scrap wire now what we need to do is come in with our chain nose pliers and bend that loop backwards just to open it up a little bit so we can slip on our lever back earring hook and now we're just going to come in with our pliers and close that up and we have one earring all completed perfect all right so let me show you the second one really quick it's going to be the same but that way you get to see that little round nose uh excuse me that simple wire loop one more time and this is a great little project and this simple design can be done in so many different colors you can use various excuse me you can use various colors and what i would recommend is this would be a great bridal project if you wanted to use all white pearls or you can choose really great little bridesmaid colors to go in here so that would be really fun too so wrap that up and over the top and you can see that i'm really close to the edge because i want to create a nice little small loop there and snip that off set that aside and then just come in with those chain nose pliers here and open that up slip it on and just come in and close that up and we are all finished so that is how easy it is to make these sweet holiday earrings i hope you enjoyed this video you can see more videos and get all of these supplies by heading over to beadaholique.com

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