Retired - Calypso Earrings

PROJECT E751
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
Impress your friends with your wire working skills by making these funs spiral patterned earrings. Although they look impressive, they are actually pretty easy to make and a fun intro into working with square shaped fancy wire.
Instructions
You will also need a ruler for this project. By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Start by cutting 7.5" of german style fancy square wire. Thread it through the hole in a purple crazy lace agate coin bead so that 50% of the wire is on either side.
  2. To make the spirals, please watch the video: How to Make the Calypso Wire Spiral Earrings.
  3. Based upon what you learned in the video, create your spirals.
  4. Attach an earring hook to the outer rung of the top spiral (as seen in the video).
  5. All done! Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPAG-195 - Purple Crazy Lace Agate (D) Puff Coin Focal Beads 18mm (4)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-4550 - Silver Plated Fancy Square German Style Craft Wire 20 Gauge/.032 In. (2 Meters)
    Project uses 15 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3015 - Silver Plated Fishhooks Earring Hooks (50)
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Ingredients SPAG-195, WCR-4550, FEA-3015,

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 Hooks, Fishhook Style 15MMx17MM, 25 Pairs, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-3015
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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