Spun Gold Earrings

PROJECT E8025
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
A chic metallic swirl of gold, silver, and black comprise these tubular peyote stitch earrings. Miyuki round seed beads weave seamlessly into a complementary tassel of rolo chains, creating a classy statement earring.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

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 Tubular Peyote Stitch Tassel Earrings. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to create this design using a tri-color palette of Miyuki round 11/0 seed beads and 2mm rolo chain.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • JK-0062 - Exclusive Beadaholique Designer Palette, Miyuki Seed Bead Mix, Round 11/0, 25.5 Grams, Seine
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-99957 - Black Oxidized Plated Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
    Project uses 1 foot. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-0500 - Silver Plated Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
    Project uses 1 foot. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-99958 - 22K Gold Plated Fine Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
    Project uses 1 foot. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-2230 - Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 22 Gauge Thick, 8 Yard Spool, Tarnish Resistant Silver
    Project uses 6 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • PCC-1632 - Preciosa Czech Crystal, Bicone Bead 6mm, 24 Pieces, Jet
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3030 - Earring Findings, Long Earring Hooks 25mm, 25 Pairs, Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1285 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Smoke Gray
    Project uses 6 feet. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5514 - The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-3006 - The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5614 - The Beadsmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Vintage Look
Ingredients JK-0062, CHA-99957, CHA-0500, CHA-99958, WCR-2230, PCC-1632, FEA-3030, XCR-1285,

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.
Exclusive Beadaholique Designer Palette, Miyuki Seed Bead Mix, Round 11/0, Seine (25.5 Grams)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = Pack/3 Tubes.
$11.29 / Package | SKU: JK-0062
Black Oxidized Plated Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = Foot.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: CHA-99957
Silver Plated Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By the Foot.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: CHA-0500
22K Gold Plated Fine Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By the Foot.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: CHA-99958
Artistic Wire, Silver Plated Craft Wire 22 Gauge Thick, Tarnish Resistant Silver (8 Yard Spool)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$8.75 / Package | SKU: WCR-2230
Preciosa Czech Crystal, Bicone Bead 6mm, Jet (36 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 36 Pieces.
$4.15 / Package | SKU: PCC-1632
Earring Findings, Long Earring Hooks 25mm, Gold Plated (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$11.29 / Package | SKU: FEA-3030
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, Smoke Gray (15 Yards)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.65 / Package | SKU: XCR-1285
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 pcs)

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