Retired - Versailles Earrings

PROJECT E707
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
These elegant earrings look like they belonged to a woman at the court of the royal palace of Versailles, outside of Paris. They have an old-world beauty to them and the gold, silver, and brass color combination is simply stunning!
Instructions
Don't forget to double these instructions to make your matched pair of earrings! You will also need a paint brush for this project.
  1. Please begin by watching the video: How to Make an Earring with a Beadable Earring Finding with Loops.
  2. Based upon what you learned in the video above, bead your earring finding using 2 feet of thread and 17 silver lined frosted black diamond size 11/0 Toho seed beads.
  3. Please look at the photo and paint your Vintaj filigree using Victorian Gold and Nouveau Silver Vintaj Metallic Patinas. Let dry.
  4. Open a 4mm jump ring and link it to the top hole of your filigree. Close the jump ring. Open another jump ring and connect it to the previous jump ring as well as the bottom loop of your beaded earring. Close the jump ring.
  5. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • XCR-8933 - Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread .006 Inch - White- 50 Yd
    Project uses 4 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0212 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 29AF 'Silver Lined Frosted Black Diamond' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 34 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5450 - Antiqued Brass Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-7024 - Vintaj Natural Brass Fanned Trellis Filigree Stamping 25x33mm (1)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • XTL-9075 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Victorian Gold - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9074 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Nouveau Silver - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-3004 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Assortment So Handy
Additional Information
Theme Vintage Look
Ingredients XCR-8933, JSK-0212, FJR-5450, PND-7024, XTL-9075, XTL-9074,

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.
Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread .006 Inch - Frost / White- 50 Yd
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$10.59 / Package | SKU: XCR-8933
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 29AF 'Silver Lined Frosted Black Diamond' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.29 / Package | SKU: JSK-0212
Antiqued Brass Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (x100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$2.75 / Package | SKU: FJR-5450
Vintaj Natural Brass Fanned Trellis Filigree Stamping 25x33mm (1)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.32 / Package | SKU: PND-7024
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Victorian Gold - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-9075
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Nouveau Silver - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-9074
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$6.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
English Beading Needles Assorted Variety Pack
$2.95 / Package | SKU: XTL-3004

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