Retired - Caravan Earrings

PROJECT E1045
Designer: Megan Milliken
Skill Level: Intermediate
Update this classic beaded earring style with an elegant shepherd crook hook and a lovely color palette.
Instructions
Please remember to double these instructions to create your matched pair of earrings.
  1. Watch the video: How to Make Brick Stitch and Fringe Beaded Earrings.
  2. Following the instructions in the video, weave your first earring using size #3 bugle beads in metallic grape, size 11/0 seed beads in rainbow black diamond, and size 11/0 seed beads in galvanized starlight. Use the galvanized starlight beads on either end of the bugle beads and the black diamond beads in the middle.
  3. Place a 22k gold plated 4mm, 21 gauge jump ring into the top bead on your earring. Place a 22k gold plated shepherd crook earring hook into the jump ring and close the jump ring. Make sure that the earring hook is closed all the way.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • JSB-2327 - Toho Bugle Tube Beads Size 3 2x9mm Higher Metallic Grape 10 Grams
    Project uses 54 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0152 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 999 'Gold Lined Rainbow Black Diamond' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 286 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0277 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
    Project uses 126 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-4053 - 22K Gold Plated Sterling Silver Shepherd Crook Earring Hooks (1 Pair)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5240 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 21 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-8903 - NYMO Nylon Beading Thread Size D for Delica Beads Grey 64YD (58 Meters)
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients JSB-2327, JSK-0152, JSK-0277, FEA-4053, FJR-5240, XCR-8903,

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.
Toho Bugle Tube Beads Size #3 2x9mm Higher Metallic Grape 10 Grams
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: JSB-2327
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 999 'Gold Lined Rainbow Black Diamond' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.00 / Package | SKU: JSK-0152
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 #PF557 'Galvanized Starlight' 8g
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: JSK-0277
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 21 Gauge (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$2.17 / Package | SKU: FJR-5240
NYMO Nylon Beading Thread Size D for Delica Beads
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bobbin.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-8903

Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$6.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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