Tulum Earrings

PROJECT E8075
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sea foam tones and silver accents create a tropical effect in these bead woven earrings. The fanned design is created using 2-hole Czech glass SuperDuos with Cymbal components and Miyuki 11/0 seed beads.
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 the Tulum Earrings with Cymbals and SuperDuo Bead Mixes. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to bead weave these earrings using 2-hole Czech glass SuperDuo beads with Cymbal bead substitutes and bead endings.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCT-681 - SuperDuo 2-Hole Czech Glass Beads, April Showers Mix, 2x5mm, 24g Tube
    Project uses 48 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • DMRR-01085 - Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram Tube, #1085 Galvanized Dyed Rose Gold
    Project uses 30 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-539 - Cymbal Bead Endings fit Superduo Beads, Rozos III, 8mm, 2 Pieces, Antiqued Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-0042 - Cymbal Bead Substitute for SuperDuo Beads, Varidi, 2-Hole 5x2mm, 10 Pieces, Antiqued Silver Plated
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1265 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 50 Yards, Smoke Gray
    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
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Yoga, Summer, Spring, Boho
Ingredients BCT-681, DMRR-01085, FCO-539, BMB-0042, XCR-1265,

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.
SuperDuo 2-Hole Czech Glass Beads, April Showers Mix, 2x5mm, 24g Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$9.09 / Package | SKU: BCT-681
Miyuki Round Seed Beads, 11/0 Size, 8.5 Gram, #1085 Burnt Cinnamon
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8.5 Gram Tube.
$3.69 / Package | SKU: DMRR-01085
Cymbal Bead Endings fit Superduo Beads, Rozos III, 8mm Antiqued Silver (2 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$2.79 / Package | SKU: FCO-539
Cymbal Bead Substitute for SuperDuo Beads, Varidi, 2-Hole 5x2mm Antiqued Silver Plated (10 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$5.15 / Package | SKU: BMB-0042
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, Smoke Gray (50 Yards)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$13.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-1265
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 pcs)
Tulip Premium Scissors, Gold Handle 5-Inch
$29.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0373
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$32.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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