Retired - World Traveler Earrings

PROJECT E710
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Beginner
With beads from all over the world, these richly patterned earrings are perfect for the seasoned traveler and day dreamer alike. Cool turquoise is combined with vibrant red and accented with
Instructions
  1. Thread onto a head pin:
  2. 1 true red 8/0 Czech seed bead
  3. 1 turquoise/picasso Czech glass fluted cathedral bead
  4. 1 opaque frosted turquoise 8/0 Toho seed bead.
  5. Create a wrapped wire loop. Cut off excess with flush cutters.
  6. Cut off the head part of a head pin, try not to cut any of the length of wire. Create a simple wire loop at one end. Thread onto the wire:
  7. 1 turquoise Czech fire polished glass rondelle
  8. 1 sanded betel nut bead
  9. Create a simple wire loop after the last bead. Cut off any excess wire with flush cutters.
  10. Cut off the head part of a head pin, try not to cut any of the length of wire. Create a simple wire loop at one end. Thread onto the wire:
  11. 1 opaque frosted turquoise 8/0 Toho seed bead
  12. 1 red cinnabar round focal bead
  13. another turquoise Toho seed bead.
  14. Create a simple wire loop after the last bead. Cut off any excess wire with flush cutters.
  15. Take the first two segments you made and open the simple wire loop at the base of the betel nut bead (you can open the loop the same way you would open a jump ring. Link this to the wrapped wire loop at the top of the first segment you made with the cathedral bead. Close the loop back up.
  16. Open the simple wire loop now at the top of the two segments linked together and link it to the simple wire loop on one side of the segment with your red cinnabar bead. Close the loop back up.
  17. Open the loop at the base of your earring hook. Link it to the simple wire loop at the top of your long earring segment. Close the loop back up.
  18. Repeat steps 1-6 to make the other earring.
  19. Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCP-39200 - Czech Glass Fluted Cathedral Beads 9mm Opaque Turquoise/Picasso (12 Beads)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BWD-0207 - Natural Betel Nut Round Beads - 10x15mm 16 Inch Strand
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BWD-6011 - Red Cinnabar Round Oval Focal Beads 12mm Lucky Flower Design (X2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-4881 - Czech Fire Polish Glass Beads 13mm x 9mm Rondelle Opaque 'Turquoise' (6)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-8441 - Czech Seed Beads 8/0 True Red Opaque (1 Ounce)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSH-0249 - Toho Round Seed Beads 8/0 55F 'Opaque Frosted Turquoise' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6312 - Antiqued Brass Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3310 -
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients BCP-39200, BWD-0207, BWD-6011, BCP-4881, BCS-8441, JSH-0249, FHP-6312, FEA-3310,

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.
Czech Glass Fluted Cathedral Beads 9mm Opaque Turquoise/Picasso (12 Beads)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$2.50 / Package | SKU: BCP-39200
Natural Betel Nut Round Beads - 10x15mm 16 Inch Strand
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$5.09 / Package | SKU: BWD-0207
Toho Round Seed Beads 8/0 55F 'Opaque Frosted Turquoise' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$1.56 / Package | SKU: JSH-0249
Antiqued Brass Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.65 / Package | SKU: FHP-6312
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose

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