The Art Walk Earrings

PROJECT PROJ-JB-E0008
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
These bead woven earrings feature an eye-catching geometric pattern and have a coordinating beaded dangle hanging below the beadwork. They are a fun a way to use peyote stitch for an earring project!
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.

Please watch the videos below, in order, to make this pair of earrings. Start with 6.5 feet of thread and leave a tail that is at least 12 inches long.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Flat Odd-Count Peyote Stitch. From what you learned in this video, follow your pattern to make two sections of peyote bead weaving for this pair of earrings.
  2. Next, watch the video: How to Do Decreases in Flat Peyote Stitch. From what you learned in this video, please taper both ends of both your sections of peyote.
  3. Tie off both your thread ends on your sections of bead weaving. The video How to Tie Off Thread in Peyote Stitch Bead Weaving will show you how to do this.
  4. Now you have your sections of bead weaving complete. Please finish your project by watching the video: How to Make The Art Walk Bead Woven Earrings.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • DB-200 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Opaque Chalk White DB200 (2.5" Tube)
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package(s).

  • DB-872 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, #872 Matte Opaque Orange AB (2.5" Tube)
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package(s).

  • DB-361 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Matte Sapphire Metallic Blue DB361 (2.5" Tube)
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package(s).

  • FJR-8011 - Silver Filled Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (20 Pieces)
    Project uses 4 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • FEA-9553 - Earring Findings, French Wire Hook with Ball 23mm Long 23 Gauge Silver Filled (3 Pairs)
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package(s).

  • PRES-5810-CIDB4 - PRESTIGE Crystal, #5810 Round Pearl Bead 4mm, Iridescent Dark Blue (1 Piece)
    Project uses 2 piece(s). You will need 2 package(s).

  • XCR-8933 - Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread .006 Inch - Frost / White- 50 Yd
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package(s).

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-3006 - The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 pcs)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
Additional Information
Theme Summer
Ingredients DB-200, DB-872, DB-361, FJR-8011, FEA-9553, PRES-5810-CIDB4, XCR-8933,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Opaque Chalk White DB200 (2.5
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6.6 gms Tube.
$5.39 / Package | SKU: DB-200
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, #872 Matte Opaque Orange AB (2.5
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$5.59 / Package | SKU: DB-872
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Matte Sapphire Metallic Blue DB361 (2.5
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$5.55 / Package | SKU: DB-361
Silver-Filled Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (20 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: FJR-8011
Earring Findings, French Wire Hook with Ball 23mm Long 23 Gauge Silver-Filled (3 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 3 Pairs.
$4.89 / Package | SKU: FEA-9553
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5810 Round Pearl Bead 4mm, Iridescent Dark Blue (1 Piece)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.18 / Package | SKU: PRES-5810-CIDB4
Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread .006 Inch - Frost / White- 50 Yd
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$12.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-8933
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$32.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020
The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 pcs)
Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors
$7.45 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700

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