Retired - Mexican Talavera Earrings

PROJECT E2110
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
These colorful earrings swing with Talavera pattern lentil beads and tiny gemstone beads. The perfect accessory to any summer music festival.
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring. For this design you may choose any combination of colors of gemstone beads to use in these earrings.
  1. Take one head pin, string on one gemstone bead, one pewter bead, and one gemstone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Trim any excess wire. Set aside.
  2. Take one eye pin, string on one gemstone bead, one pewter bead, and one gemstone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Trim any excess wire. Set aside.
  3. Take one eye pin, string on one gemstone bead, one pewter bead, and one gemstone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Trim any excess wire. Set aside.
  4. Now attach each unit by opening and closing the loops, same as you would a jump ring.
  5. Attach the head pin unit to one eye pin unit and attach the last eye pin unit to the previous one.
  6. Open the loop of the earring hook and attach it to the top loop of the last eye pin. Close the loop.
  7. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-09000 - Lead-Free Pewter Beads, Talavera Pattern 9.8mm Lentils, 6 Pieces, Antiqued Silver
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SPAG-402 - Agate Color Mix - 4mm Faceted Round Beads - 15 Inch Strand
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6266 - Silver Plated Open Eye Pins 22 Gauge 1.5 Inch (x50)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5315 - Silver Plated Head Pins 1.5 Inches Long 22 Gauge Thick (50 Pieces)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3005 - Silver Plated Surgical Steel Earring Hooks Hypo-Allergenic (x100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • 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
Ingredients BMB-09000, SPAG-402, FHP-6266, FHP-5315, FEA-3005,

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.
Lead-Free Pewter Beads, Talavera Pattern 9.8mm Lentils, 6 Pieces, Antiqued Silver
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$1.59 / Package | SKU: BMB-09000
Silver Plated Head Pins 1.5 Inches Long 22 Gauge Thick (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: FHP-5315
Silver Plated Surgical Steel Earring Hooks Hypo-Allergenic (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$15.99 / Package | SKU: FEA-3005
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Tools and Other Supplies:

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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