Rain Dance Earrings

PROJECT E8058
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
These wire wrapped earrings showcase a rustic rainbow of Czech glass etched seed beads. Nunn Design hoops, jump rings, and earring hooks lend a cohesive look to the design.
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 Wire Wrap Beads onto the Inside and Outside of a Hoop. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to create this design using 28 gauge craft wire, Czech glass etched seed beads, and Nunn Design components. First, you will see how to wire wrap 6/0 seed beads onto the outside of the hoop. Then you will see how to add 8/0 seed beads to the interior of the hoop. You will also see how to attach an earring hook using 6.5mm etched jump rings.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCS-9051 - Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Red and Amber
    Project uses 30 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-9052 - Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Orange/Black Stripes and Amber
    Project uses 32 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-9050 - Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Yellow/Red/Green Stripes and Amber
    Project uses 28 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-9047 - Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Green/Yellow Stripes and Amber
    Project uses 24 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-9040 - Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 6/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Blue Turquoise and Amber
    Project uses 32 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-9079 - Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Violet and Amber
    Project uses 18 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-061 - Open Frame Pendant, Flat Round Hoop 34.5mm, Antiqued Gold, 1 Piece, by Nunn Design
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • WNT-2833 - Beadsmith Tarnish Resistant Gold Color Copper Wire 28 Gauge 40 Yards (36.5 Meters)
    Project uses 10 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-01001 - Nunn Design Earring Findings, 27mm Earwire Hooks, 1 Pair, Antiqued Gold
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-2069 - Nunn Design Antiqued 24kt Gold Plated Open Jump Rings Etched 6.5mm 17 Gauge (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-0034 - Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Boho
Ingredients BCS-9051, BCS-9052, BCS-9050, BCS-9047, BCS-9040, BCS-9079, PND-061, WNT-2833, FEA-01001, FJR-2069,

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 Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Red and Amber
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.39 / Package | SKU: BCS-9051
Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Orange/Black Stripes and Amber
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.45 / Package | SKU: BCS-9052
Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Yellow/Red/Green Stripes and Amber
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.45 / Package | SKU: BCS-9050
Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Green/Yellow Stripes and Amber
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$4.09 / Package | SKU: BCS-9047
Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 6/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Blue Turquoise and Amber
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$3.85 / Package | SKU: BCS-9040
Czech Glass, Bohemian Aged 8/0 Round Seed Beads, 10 Grams, Etched Violet and Amber
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$2.75 / Package | SKU: BCS-9079
Open Frame Pendant, Flat Round Hoop 34.5mm, Antiqued Gold, 1 Piece, by Nunn Design
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$4.75 / Package | SKU: PND-061
Wire Elements, Tarnish Resistant Gold Color Copper Wire, 28 Gauge 40 Yards (36.5 Meters)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$8.65 / Package | SKU: WNT-2833
Nunn Design Earring Findings, 27mm Earwire Hooks, 1 Pair, Antiqued Gold
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$2.35 / Package | SKU: FEA-01001
Nunn Design Antiqued 24kt Gold Plated Open Jump Rings Etched 6.5mm 17 Gauge (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$2.75 / Package | SKU: FJR-2069
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$23.45 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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