The Laguna Earrings

PROJECT PROJ-JB-E0003
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
These lovely earrings feature PRESTIGE crystal beads that have been bead woven into a delicate round medallion design. They brilliantly sparkle and catch the light as they dangle from a PRESTIGE crystal bead link and pretty earring hook.
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.

  1. To begin making these earrings, cut 36 inches of thread and thread it onto your needle.
  2. To see how to make these earrings from start to finish, inlcuding tying off and attaching the earring hook, please watch the video: How to Make the Laguna Bead Woven Earrings featuring PRESTIGE Crystal Beads.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • XCR-8948 - Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread, 20 Yard Spool, Frost / White (.006 Inch Thick).
    Project uses 1 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • FEA-3077 - Earring Findings, Earring Hook with Ball & Coil 18mm, Gold Plated (10 Pairs).
    Project uses 2 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • FHP-1041 - Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Gold Tone Brass (50 Pieces).
    Project uses 2 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • BCP-11267 - Czech Glass Pip Beads, Smooth Drops 7x5mm, Crystal Coated, Pack of 48.
    Project uses 6 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • BCP-33822 - CzechMates Glass, 2-Hole Diamond Beads 4x6mm, 8 Grams, Sueded Gold Turquoise.
    Project uses 18 piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • DB-410 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Galvanized Yellow Gold DB410 (2.5" Tube).
    Project uses 1 tube piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • DB-732 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Opaque Cream DB732 (2.5" Tube).
    Project uses 1 tube piece(s). You will need 1 package(s).

  • PRES-5328-POPS3 - PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 3mm, Pacific Opal Shimmer (1 Piece).
    Project uses 6 piece(s). You will need 6 package(s).

  • PRES-5328-LTU4 - PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 4mm, Light Turquoise (1 Piece).
    Project uses 8 piece(s). You will need 8 package(s).

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3005 - The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 10 - 4 Needles
  • XTL-5032 - The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-0109 - The Beadsmith Extra-Fine Thread Snips - Cuts Textiles, Yarn, And More!
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
Additional Information
Theme Summer, Spring, Special Occasion
Ingredients XCR-8948, FEA-3077, FHP-1041, BCP-11267, BCP-33822, DB-410, DB-732, PRES-5328-POPS3, PRES-5328-LTU4,

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.
Wildfire Thermal Bonded Beading Thread, 20 Yard Spool, Frost / White (.006 Inch Thick)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$6.49 / Package | SKU: XCR-8948
Earring Findings, Earring Hook with Ball & Coil 18mm, Gold Plated (10 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pairs.
$5.99 / Package | SKU: FEA-3077
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Gold Tone Brass (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.19 / Package | SKU: FHP-1041
Czech Glass Pip Beads, Smooth Drops 7x5mm, Crystal Coated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.69 / Package | SKU: BCP-11267
CzechMates Glass, 2-Hole Diamond Beads 4x6mm, 8 Grams, Sueded Gold Turquoise
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8 Gram Tube.
$3.65 / Package | SKU: BCP-33822
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Galvanized Yellow Gold DB410 (2.5
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$6.79 / Package | SKU: DB-410
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, Opaque Cream DB732 (2.5
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: DB-732
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 3mm, Pacific Opal Shimmer (1 Piece)
You will need 6 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.21 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-POPS3
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 4mm, Light Turquoise (1 Piece)
You will need 8 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.21 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-LTU4
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 10 - 4 Needles
The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)

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