Retired - Equilateral Earrings

PROJECT E232
Designer: Andrea Morici
Skill Level: Intermediate
Bead woven triangles of copper, eggplant, and mint make this geometric pair of earrings an intelligent accessory.
Instructions
  1. If you are not already familiar with how to bead weave a triangle, please watch our instructional video before proceeding.
  2. Create two triangles (one per earring) using the following pattern:
  3. two rows of the 11/0 muscat galvanized copper Miyuki Delicas
  4. two rows of the 11/0 galvanized matte dark mint green Miyuki Delicas
  5. two more rows of 11/0 muscat galvanized copper Miyuki Delicas
  6. two rows of the 11/0 galvanized matte eggplant purple Miyuki Delicas
  7. two more rows of 11/0 muscat galvanized copper Miyuki Delicas.
  8. Tie off your thread and weave in the remainder.
  9. Thread two head pins through two of the corner beads on a finished triangle, so that the head pins angle up toward each other.
  10. Onto both head pins, thread one inch of alternating Delicas in the copper, mint, and eggplant colors.
  11. Create a wrapped wire loop on the end of both head pins and trim off excess wire.
  12. Open the loop at the bottom of your earring hook, gather both wrapped wire head pin loops, and thread the earring hook loop through both. Close the earring hook loop once more.
  13. Repeat steps three through six to finish the second earring.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FEA-3073 - Genuine Copper French Wire Earring Hooks With Loop 18MM (25 Pairs)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DB-434 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 11/0 Galvanized Muscat Copper DB434 7.2 Grams
    Project uses 122 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DB-1171 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 11/0 Galvanized Matte Dark Mint Green DB1171 7.2 Grams
    Project uses 31 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DB-1174 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 11/0 Galvanized Matte Eggplant Purple DB1174 7.2 Grams
    Project uses 55 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-1037 - Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 24 Gauge Thick, 50 Pieces, Copper
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1280 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
    Project uses 2 feet. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients FEA-3073, DB-434, DB-1171, DB-1174, FHP-1037, XCR-1280,

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.
Genuine Copper French Wire Earring Hooks 22mm /25 Pairs
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$3.45 / Package | SKU: FEA-3073
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 7.2 Grams, Galvanized Muscat Copper DB434
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 7.2 gms tube.
$5.47 / Package | SKU: DB-434
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 7.2 Grams, Galvanized Matte Dark Mint Green DB1171
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 7.2 gms tube.
$5.69 / Package | SKU: DB-1171
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 7.2 Grams, Galvanized Matte Eggplant Purple DB1174
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 7.2 gms tube.
$5.69 / Package | SKU: DB-1174
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 24 Gauge Thick, 50 Pieces, Copper
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.89 / Package | SKU: FHP-1037
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.97 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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