Retired - Mojito Earrings

PROJECT E1075
Designer: Megan Milliken
Skill Level: Beginner
These bright and colorful earrings feature Katiedids channel-set components and have a distinctive summertime feel.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Before you begin, watch the instructional video: How to Make Cube Bead Earrings with Beading Wire and Curved Katiedids. This video will walk you through the process of making these earrings.
  2. Cut a piece of white .014" Soft Flex beading wire. Crimp a silver plated crimp with loop onto one end.
  3. String the free end into a silver plated Katiedid curve through one hole. Then string seven Miyuki cube beads onto the wire, and string it through the second hole in the Katiedid.
  4. Crimp a crimp with loop onto the other end of the wire.
  5. Place both crimp loops onto a silver plated jump ring.
  6. Open the loop on a silver plated fish hook earring hook and hang the jump ring from the loop; close the loop.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FCO-9951 - Katiedids Silver Plated Channel-Set Components - Curve With 2 Holes 27.5mm (7)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1320 - Silver Plated Cord Ends / 2 x 3mm Crimp Beads With Loop (100)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-5145 - Soft Flex, 21 Strand Fine Beading Wire .014 Inch Thick, 100 Feet, White
    Project uses 7 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3015 - Silver Plated Fishhooks Earring Hooks (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DSQ-MIX-406 - Miyuki 4mm Glass Cube Beads Color Mix Lagoon Blues Yellows 10 Grams
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5454 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5230 - Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Summer
Ingredients FCO-9951, FCR-1320, XCR-5145, FEA-3015, DSQ-MIX-406, FJR-5454,

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.
Silver Plated Cord Ends / 2 x 3mm Crimp Beads With Loop (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$14.99 / Package | SKU: FCR-1320
Soft Flex, 21 Strand Fine Beading Wire .014 Inch Thick, 30 Feet, White
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$12.29 / Package | SKU: XCR-5145
Earring Hooks, Fishhook Style 15MMx17MM, 25 Pairs, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.37 / Package | SKU: FEA-3015
Miyuki 4mm Glass Cube Beads Color Mix Lagoon Blues Yellows 10 Grams
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Grams.
$1.85 / Package | SKU: DSQ-MIX-406
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.19 / Package | SKU: FJR-5454

Tools and Other Supplies:

Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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