Swinging Lotus Earrings

PROJECT E7057
Designer: Rachel Zaimont
Skill Level: Beginner
These lovely earrings feature a wonderful beaded leather swag swinging from a double crimp cord end which is then suspended from a detailed lotus earring finding. The resulting design is modern and fresh.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. To make these earrings, please watch the video: How to Make a Crimped Leather Cord Earring.
  2. In the video you will learn how to bead your leather cord and how to secure it from the cord ends. You will then learn how to hang it from your earring finding.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • JSU-0029 - BeadSmith Unions, 6/0 Round Seed Beads, 20 Gram Tube, Black Vitrail
    Project uses 24 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-004 - TierraCast Pewter Earring Post, Lotus Flower with Ring 9.5x11.5mm, 1 Pair, Antiqued Silver Plated
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

  • CHY-1502 - Genuine Leather Cord, Round 1.5mm, By the Yard, Black
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-01100 - End Cap with Loop, Fits 2 Strands of 2mm Cord 12x8.5mm, 2 Pieces, Antiqued Silver Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1013 - Silver Plated Earring Backs (Earnuts) Med. (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-3911 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Yoga, Boho
Ingredients JSU-0029, FEA-004, CHY-1502, FCR-01100, FEA-1013, FJR-3911,

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.
BeadSmith Unions, 6/0 Round Seed Beads, 20 Gram Tube, Black Vitrail
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.89 / Package | SKU: JSU-0029
TierraCast Pewter Earring Post, Lotus Flower with Ring 9.5x11.5mm, 1 Pair, Antiqued Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$3.75 / Package | SKU: FEA-004
Genuine Leather Cord, Round 1.5mm,  By the Yard, Black
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Yard.
$1.95 / Package | SKU: CHY-1502
End Cap with Loop, Fits 2 Strands of up to 1.8mm Cord 12x8.5mm, 2 Pieces, Antiqued Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: FCR-01100
Earring Backs, Medium Clutch 5.5mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$5.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-1013
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.49 / Package | SKU: FJR-3911
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$22.95 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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