Retired - Peacock's Pride Earrings

PROJECT E8006
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
These bead woven earrings flaunt a tail of iridescent green Toho seed beads, Czech MiniDuos and bar beads fanning out in a feathered pattern.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make the Peacock's Pride Earrings. Using what you've learned in the video, you will see from start to finish how to create the Peacock's Pride Earrings by bead weaving a combination of Toho Demi Round seed beads and Czech 2-hole beads.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • DRO-0018 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm) Size, 7.4 Grams, 508 Higher Metallic Iris Olivine
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • DRH-0018 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm) Size, 7.8 Grams, 508 Higher Metallic Iris Olivine
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1285 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BCT-145 - Czech Glass MiniDuo, 2-Hole Seed Beads 2x4mm, 8 Gram Tube, Jet Green with Red Luster
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-3872 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads 8mm Round Emerald Green (25)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-33420 - CzechMates Glass, 2-Hole Bar Beads 6x2mm, 10 Grams, Metallic Dark Forest Suede
    Project uses 14 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3020 - 22K Gold Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0109 - Beadsmith Extra-Fine Thread Snips - Cuts Textiles, Yarn, And More!
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Additional Information
Theme Spring, Autumn
Ingredients DRO-0018, DRH-0018, XCR-1285, BCT-145, BCP-3872, BCP-33420, FEA-3020,

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 Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm), 7.4 Grams, #508 Higher Metallic Iris Olivine
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.35 / Package | SKU: DRO-0018
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.45 / Package | SKU: XCR-1285
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads 8mm Round Emerald Green (25)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: BCP-3872
22K Gold Plated Fish Hook Earring Hooks 15x15mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$7.65 / Package | SKU: FEA-3020
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)

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