Silky Smooth Earrings in Gold

PROJECT E8046
Designer: Rachel Zaimont
Skill Level: Intermediate
Soft, luminous gold tones blend together in these bead woven earrings using 2-hole Mini Silky Beads, MiniDuos and Mini Dagger beads. Toho 8/0 Demi Round seed beads add purple accents, with a tapered round earring hook woven into the design.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring. This design variation uses 8/0 Demi Round seed beads instead of 11/0 Demi Round seed beads.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make the Silky Smooth Earrings with Mini Silky Beads, MiniDuos and Mini Dagger Beads. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to bead weave this design, substituting 8/0 Demi Round seed beads, a varied color palette, and gold earring hook.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCP-11543 - Czech Glass Mini 2-Hole Silky Beads, 5mm Diamond Shape, 40 Pieces, Crystal AB
    Project uses 8 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • MDB-0022 - Czech Glass Mini Dagger Beads, 2.5x6mm, 10 Gram Tube, Matte Metallic Flax
    Project uses 6 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • BCT-133 - Czech Glass MiniDuo, 2-Hole Beads 2x4mm, 8 Gram Tube, Chalk Green Luster
    Project uses 32 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • DRO-0005 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm) Size, 7.4 Grams, 201 Gold Lustered Amethyst
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3037 - Gold Plated Sleek Tapered Round Earring Hooks 13.5x9.5mm (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-0127 - BeadSmith NanoFil Uni-Filament Beading Thread, 0.008 Inch Thick, 50 Yards, Clear Mist
    Project uses 6 feet. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-0373 - Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
Additional Information
Theme Spring
Ingredients BCP-11543, MDB-0022, BCT-133, DRO-0005, FEA-3037, XCR-0127,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Czech Glass Mini 2-Hole Silky Beads, 5mm Diamond Shape, 40 Pieces, Crystal AB
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 40 Pieces.
$2.65 / Package | SKU: BCP-11543
Czech Glass Mini Dagger Beads, 2.5x6mm, 10 Gram Tube, Matte Metallic Flax
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.79 / Package | SKU: MDB-0022
Czech Glass MiniDuo, 2-Hole Beads 2x4mm, 8 Gram Tube, Chalk Green Luster
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8 Grams.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: BCT-133
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm) Size, 7.4 Grams, #201 Gold Lustered Amethyst
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: DRO-0005
Gold Plated Sleek Tapered Round Earring Hooks 13.5x9.5mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 5 Pairs.
$6.39 / Package | SKU: FEA-3037
BeadSmith NanoFil Uni-Filament Beading Thread, 0.008 Inch Thick, 50 Yards, Clear Mist
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$15.19 / Package | SKU: XCR-0127
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5 Inch, 1 Pair
$29.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0373

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